C-FREX uses a novel design and CFRP to overcome the heaviness and weakness of metallic exoskeletons.
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NAWA America’s immediate focus is to bring NAWAStitch to mass market, a thin film containing trillions of VACNT arranged perpendicular to the carbon fiber layers to reinforce the weakest part of a composite.
Produced via AFP and precision press molded results in a high-strength carbon epoxy composite beam with 10-15% higher stiffness in the axial direction.
Composite parts producer in Israel increases capabilities for composites, 3D printing and hybrid assemblies.
The company plans to expand and invest in automated cutting technology to go with established prepregging, pultrusion and autoclave cure expertise.
Formula 1’s midfield teams are struggling to bridge the gap to their better resourced frontrunning counterparts. Could Industry 4.0 composites manufacturing automation level the playing field?
Evopreg EPC200 enables variable temperature cure with good surface finish.
Designed as part of the TPC-Cycle program, the flight-tested panel demonstrates a lighter, cost-effective, sustainable thermoplastic composite application.
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Composite Factory will be ISO AS9100-certified and offer build-to-print, quick-turn prototype and pre-production fabrication of composite parts and structures.
The LFAM machine will enable fabrication and delivery of production-ready fixtures and molds at significantly reduced lead-times.
Companies across the composites industry supply chain share how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their businesses, and how they are available to help.
Boeing-led parts trials explore infusion, compression molding and thermoplastics, offering lessons and supply chain options to better compete with aluminum.
At Spirit AeroSystem’s Prestwick facility in Scotland, a glimpse of the future of aerocomposites manufacturing in a resin transfer molding line for A320 spoilers.
Boeing-led program explores simulation, tooling, preforming and molding approaches to lower composites part cost.
Solvay and Boeing combine aerospace performance with process knowledge for high-rate, low-cost composites production.
The E-752-MTS mid-toughened 350°F (177°C) cure epoxy system is designed for primary and secondary aircraft structure applications.
A feasibility study demonstrates increased production capacity using Evonik foam core and automated manufacturing.
German aircraft specialist Flight Design is using HexPly M79 for composite parts on its F2 aircraft.
Findings predict the global aerospace composites market value and trends between 2016 and 2024.
Visualizing the difference between digital representations and data flows and understanding the applications that are changing composites manufacturing and business models.
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From design and simulation to inline inspection, induction welding, continuous compression molding and recycled carbon fiber, this lab to support industry is advancing composites in aerospace, automotive, construction and more.
The delivery of the 10,000th blade for the towed decoy on Leonardo’s defense aircraft marks 10 years of partnership for the companies.
U.S. Air Force and Ohio-based composites team develop new process for S-shaped aerostructure.
Single-aisle jetliner with out of autoclave composite wing steps closer to certification.
Advanced materials use in current and upcoming NASA missions.
U.K.-based collaborative project demonstrates lower-cost, graphene-enhanced composite tooling for aerospace use.