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Aerospace

Fibreworks Composites launches sister firm Composite Factory

Composite Factory will be ISO AS9100-certified and offer build-to-print, quick-turn prototype and pre-production fabrication of composite parts and structures.

Additive Manufacturing

Moving continuous-fiber 3D printing into production

With patents proliferating and production applications emerging, 3D printing with continuous fiber reinforcement is poised for significant market growth.

Carbon Fibers

Pushing EVs forward

Multifunctional chassis design and novel composites processes enable lighter, longer-range, safer electric vehicles.

Consumer

Safe cycling: Keys to composite bike design integrity

Steps bike designers and manufacturers must take to keep high-performance carbon fiber bikes safe, upright and on the road or trial.

Carbon Fibers

Lakes, rivers and the high seas: Boating’s influence on composites

We have the marine industry to thank for many of the advances seen in large-part composites fabrication.

Prepregs

Preforming goes industrial: Part 2

Automated preforming isn’t only for 2D and 2.5D parts. Innovators are taking successful aim at building 3D preforms at production speeds.

RTM

Key takeaways from JEC World 2017

A quick read of the composites tea leaves after JEC World 2017.

Aerospace

Machine vision: Rapid error detection

Aerospace-aimed ply placement technology evolves into process management and near-real time inspection system for production laminated composite parts.