If you didn't make it to CAMX 2015, the event was, by all accounts, a success. Feedback from the exhibit floor and the conference was positive and upbeat, and with 7,500+ attendees, the show has established itself as North America's largest composites trade event.
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CAMX 2015 (Oct. 26-29) in Dallas, TX, was, by all accounts, a success. Feedback from the exhibit floor and the conferences was positive and upbeat. CompositesWorld was there and offers this review of highlights from the show floor and the session, including product award winners, keynote address and industry announcements.
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In anticipation of CompositesWorld's 2015 iteration of its annual Carbon Fiber conference, set for December, CW editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan looks ahead to the future as he recalls some tough questions about carbon fiber standardization posed by last year's keynote speaker.
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RMX Technologies (Knoxville, TN, US) reports that its atmospheric plasma technology, in development for four years, is close to commercialization and could boost oxidation capacity.
As we enter fall and the final week of September, it's time to think about carbon fiber — specifically CW's annual Carbon Fiber conference, which will be back in Knoxville, TN, US, this year, Dec. 8-10 at the Knoxville Convention Center.
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The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Space and Astronautics Forum was held in late August and featured robust discussion about missions to low-Earth orbit and to Mars.
#precursor #space #boeing
CW contributor Dale Brosius, a composites industry consultant and the chief commercialization officer for the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), points to evidence that the composites industry will, once again, be the beneficiary of renewed drive for space exploration.
#cyanateester #polyacrylonitrile #iacmi
Guest columnists Dr. Göran Fernlund (left) and Dr. Anoush Poursartip (right) of Convergent Manufacturing Technologies (Vancouver, BC, Canada) argue that today's CAD design and process simulation software can construct a "multi-physic process model" accurate enough for reliable dimensional management.
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Demand for advanced fiber, virgin and reclaimed, is on an upswing after a dip during the recent recession. Fiber suppliers are gearing up to meet an expected increase in demand as manufacturers in a number of composites end-markets scale up or start up part development and production programs.
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Fibers used to reinforce composites are supplied directly by fiber manufacturers and indirectly by converters in a number of different forms, which vary depending on the application. Here's a guide to what's available.
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