Solvay will supply prepreg and lightning strike protection surfacing film for Honda aircraft business jet HA-420 and Elite programs through 2027.
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IACMI, SAERTEX, SAMPE and Tooling Tech Group announce new hires in the composites industry.
The composite fuselage aircraft model, introduced in 2018, received Chinese type certification in August of this year.
The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) also reports that the U.S. wind energy pipeline has grown to an expected 46.4 gigawatts of wind energy.
Additive manufacturing, autonomous vehicles, greener parts featured prominently.
The new expansion is where commercial production will begin next spring on the CarbonPro composite pickup box for top-of-the-line GMC Sierra Denali pickups.
The award-winning energy absorber is made with XENOY Polycarbonate/Polybutylene Terephthalate (PC/PBT) resin from SABIC.
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.
The annual EAA AirVenture event is an air show/aircraft exhibition/trade show/learning opportunity/history lesson/concert venue/giant campout/Wisconsin bratfest and more. As in past years, composites industry expert and CW contributor Russ Emanis will spearhead a composites fabrication demonstration during the show.
The composite fuselage aircraft was designed utilizing Honda Aircraft's advanced technologies coupled with performance and comfort enhancements.
D-LFT optimizes vertical component functionality while first use of weatherable SMC eliminates paint, reduces mass and stands up to tough-duty use.
The 5th annual Altair Enlighten Awards strive to promote and celebrate innovation in automotive lightweighting.
Promising technologies of yesteryear: Where are they now? What can be learned from unfulfilled promise?
A team of automotive researchers are engaged in a four-year project with goals of building a lighter, 100% recyclable, carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastic door.
Honda made autoclave-capable molds at one-tenth the cost of CNC-machined metal using Mcor's SDL technology.
I had the opportunity to meet and interview the top executives of Continental Structural Plastics (CSP, Auburn Hills, MI, US) and Teijin Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) last week. The occasion was an open house and celebration of the acquisition of CSP by Teijin.
With CAMX 2016 quickly receding, we offer this the full, complete and final report on what was seen, what was heard and what was new at North America's largest composites industry event. And we hope to see you next year at CAMX 2017, Sept. 11-14 in Orlando, Florida.
With Teijin set to take the reins of Continental Structural Plastics (CSP), both companies start thinking about how the future will look for this new autocomposites Tier 1.
The 3rd annual joint ACMA/SAMPE-sponsored trade event comes to Anaheim with an exhibition and conference program attractive to professionals across the composites world.
The Polystrand GT-Lite racecar recently completed its third racing weekend at the SCCA Majors event in Pueblo, Colo.
The composites industry, in general, continued to show health and growth, powered particularly by the aerospace, automotive and wind energy sectors.
The rear bumper beam is made of the Tepex composites material from the Lanxess subsidiary Bond-Laminates.
Continental Structural Plastics' TCA Ultra Lite sheet molding compound (SMC) for composite body panels was the Materials category and Grand Award winner.
The Automotive Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) will host its 45th-annual Automotive Innovation Awards Competition on Nov. 11 in Detroit.
Ted Adamczyk, design release engineer at General Motors, will accept the award on behalf of the original team that worked on the program at the 45th-annual SPE Automotive Innovation Awards Gala on Nov. 11.
Carbon is the norm, and even a necessity, at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race event, held June 28.