Wings on next-generation commercial aircraft will be longer, thinner, more aerodynamic and more efficient. They also are ideal candidates for the application of steered tows. One project aimed to design, fabricate and quantify a tow-steered wing skin.
Splicing limits increased tenfold to handle more challenging materials at higher concentrations.
IACMI’s Dale Brosius and Uday Vaidya talk about the first five years of the organization, how it has evolved and what the future might hold as IACMI continues its quest to help drive composite materials and process growth.
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Compared to E-glass, Jushi’s E9 glass fiber boasts improved mechanical properties, including a 36% higher modulus and 60% higher strength.
The “Architectural Plastics & Polymer Composites in the 21st Century” Conference Proceedings Plus Package encompasses papers and posters from the conference previously scheduled for 2020.
From infrastructure solutions to consumer products, Polish recycler Anmet and Netherlands-based researchers are developing new methods for repurposing wind turbine blades and other composite parts.
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vombaur woven tapes are composed from flax fibers, maintaining high rigidity and strength, with 33% lower CO2 emissions generated.