Returning with his second installment, Brian Bishop discusses the performance and safety benefits to using prepreg, and the value they can bring to composites fabricators.
Twin-tank module offers low capex option for regional carriers to convert to clean fuel.
The autonomous concept, sufficient for series production, enables lower investment costs. Up to 15 cylinders can be produced simultaneously per operation.
Hosted by the Midwest chapter of SAMPE, the virtual tour will take place Aug. 27 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. ET.
Tenax dry reinforcements non-crimp fabrics and braided fibers will form the skins and stiffeners via automated RTM.
Chained tubular storage tanks using semi-finished thermoplastic composite products offer flat designs aimed at easy integration into universal vehicle architectures.
Compared to more traditional forms of composites manufacturing, prepregs enable reduced manufacturing costs and enhance production performance.
Companies across the composites industry supply chain share how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their businesses, and how they are available to help.
Dura Composites’ Dura Platform is an easily installed, lightweight glass fiber-reinforced polymer alternative to concrete train platforms.
Technology enabling wider tapes and easier weaving/braiding for void-free laminates now offered by Precept One LLC
A compilation of CompositesWorld’s coverage of how the pandemic has affected the composites industry, through March 31, 2020.
SGL Carbon is demonstrating its production capabilities for the automotive, aerospace and industrial sectors.
The Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University is presenting innovations in glass and carbon fiber production at the joint stand of the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Construction.
U.S. Air Force and Ohio-based composites team develop new process for S-shaped aerostructure.
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The growing role of advanced materials in infrastructure.
The collaborators aim to create innovative designs and manufacturing processes for braided aircraft propeller blades.
Composites industry veteran and marketing advisor Gary Sharpless discusses his more than 35 years in the industry and his current advisory roles with Concordia Fibers and Boston Materials.
SGL Carbon will begin serial production of its ultra-light composite landing gears in early 2021.
The Brockworth, England facility will include a full production facility for the company’s all-composite aircraft propeller blades.
A ski manufacturer uses Hexcel dry carbon fiber tapes to increase cross-country ski performance, manufacturing efficiency and surface finish.
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IACMI precompetitive research explores carbon fiber-reinforced prepreg, SMC with novel matrix for structural passenger-car applications.
Among this year’s award winners are Continental Structural Plastics, the Institut fur Textiltecnik of RWTH Aachen University, LyondellBasell, Fortify, Spirit AeroSystems and more.
There are two parts competitions at CAMX, the CAMX Awards and ACMA’s Awards in Composites Excellence (ACE).
CW is reporting live from CAMX 2019 this week in Anaheim, California. Read today’s show headlines about the keynote speaker from Protolabs and award nominees.
The company will uses its large-scale braiding technology to manufacture large textile preforms for primary composite attritable aircraft structures.
The company says the latest addition to its Megabraider line tops its own record for world’s largest braiding machinery.