Dale Brosius reflects on recent composites industry trends and how they are impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Contributing Writer, Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI)
Ireland-based PlasmaBound has developed controlled polymer ablation (CPA) technology, which joins structural adhesives to composites materials.
The funding enables Boston Materials’ efforts to expand its Supercomp reinforcement product’s presence in the market.
The fourth edition of their Focus AM eBook, the publication focuses on advanced materials including ceramics, high-performance polymers and more.
The company plans to open facilities in the U.S. and Taiwan, and to use its composites manufacturing process to build consumer electronics.
Pattee vast experience in electronics, rectification, ovens and other fields.
A team from Purdue University takes inspiration from sea creatures to produce stronger adhesives with weaker bonds.
Carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastics add strength, reduce weight for Panasonic camera components.
Associate Editor, CompositesWorld
Consumers demand in the electronics market for greater durability and more features at lower cost and weight is driving OEMs toward composite solutions.
At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the companies announced an aerial ridesharing partnership and a new eVTOL design.
PolyOne’s reSound OM thermoplastic elastomers, derived from sugarcane, are said to offer hardness levels and performance comparable to standard TPEs.
The manufacturing world likes to think of composites fabrication as a single, global entity that operates to serve its customers’ needs with a variety of highly engineered parts and structures.
Ultrathin coating could protect 2D materials from corrosion, enabling their use in optics and electronics.
The 1,500-square-meter expansion to the Brilon, Germany facility increases production of the continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites by 50%.
Delivery of 10,000 composite tanks proves industrialization strategy of 20% lower weight, 50% lower cost components
Senior Editor, CompositesWorld
The liquid and powder coating Top Shops are revealed in the September issue of Products Finishing, along with features on maximizing the service life of process tanks and a look at the next generation of corrosion-resistant finishes for electronics applications.
As we celebrate National Composites Week lets take some time to consider some of the ways composites contribute to one of humankind’s most sought after pursuits — the quest for constant entertainment.
Anisoprint posits continuous fiber composites, not metals, as the material for optimized AM structures.
A novel process from SABIC and Airborne promises high-speed, high-rate production of thermoplastic composite laminates for mainstream manufacturing and a variety of applications.
SABIC expanded its materials offerings in short-fiber injection and long-fiber thermoplastic (LFT) materials to include continuous-fiber thermoplastic tapes.
The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) held its winter meeting in Dayton, Ohio, U.S. January 21-23, updating its membership on the public-private institute's efforts to accelerate composites design and manufacturing.
Editor-In-Chief, Products Finishing
Boston Materials is introducing its Supercomp z-axis milled carbon fiber reinforcement products at CAMX 2019.
This paper describes several next-generation approaches to increasing the corrosion-resistance of electroplated articles using various methods in the search for finishes to replace the Ni/Au industry standard.
Technological advances in electronics manufacturing and the design of automobiles have brought about a trend toward very narrow specifications and increasingly stringent requirements on the quality of electrodeposited layers of nickel.
This is a re-publication of the 1992 AESF Gold Medal Award paper for best paper published in Plating & Surface Finishing in 1991. It introduces a then-new technique for repairing near-opens (constrictions) in the wiring on printed circuit boards has been developed.
TenCate Performance Composites, a part of Toray Group, is seeking a Senior Operations Manager to be based in Camarillo, Calif., U.S.
Multiple trends support composites advances in this huge but fragmented market.