Automated tape laying and automated fiber placement are similar, but not the same. Can narrow tapes provide a middle ground with advantages of both processes for next-gen aircraft?
According to Composite Advantage, physical distancing requirements have boosted demand for 15-foot sidewalks, presenting an opportunity for FRP panels.
Ireland-based PlasmaBound has developed controlled polymer ablation (CPA) technology, which joins structural adhesives to composites materials.
Siemens Gamesa, Composites for Europe, SPE, Lockheed Martin and more announce management changes.
VABS software enables cost-effective simulation for composite rotor blades, tubes and other slender composite structures.
Gregg Balko, CEO of SAMPE since 2004, is retiring on July 1, 2020. CW editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan talks to Gregg about his tenure at SAMPE, changes he led and how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the trade show and conference business — including SAMPE’s.
FPCC is a collaborative conference between Composites UK and Fluency Marketing and will be held Sept. 7-9, 2021, at the University of Southampton.
Formula 1’s midfield teams are struggling to bridge the gap to their better resourced frontrunning counterparts. Could Industry 4.0 composites manufacturing automation level the playing field?
The 53-year-old office building possesses about 680 FRP hoods, which improve poor daylighting.
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The GFRP panels enable the building’s curvilinear shape and are lightweight enough for the base isolation system to rock in the event of an earthquake.
The 237,000-square-foot production facility in St. George, Utah, U.S. will enable increased production capacity for the Canada-based company.
Fiber-reinforced polymer (FPR) is applied to pedestrian bridge infrastructure in Atlanta. The corrosion-resistant composite minimizes maintenance and provides a more durable surface.
Thomas Technik + Innovation KG’s radius pultrusion process unlocks new possibilities for the automotive market and beyond.
The 72 CFRP hangers on the 127-meter-long railway bridge met installation, mass and sustainability goals.
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Technology enabling wider tapes and easier weaving/braiding for void-free laminates now offered by Precept One LLC
Using Anisoprint 3D printers, a materials research center in the Netherlands has developed 3D-printed composite parts with self-sensing functionality.
From design and simulation to inline inspection, induction welding, continuous compression molding and recycled carbon fiber, this lab to support industry is advancing composites in aerospace, automotive, construction and more.
Low-maintenance, corrosion-resistant fiber-reinforced polymer flotation structures solve infrastructure maintenance issues for a U.S. Navy base.
Strukton Civiel and FiberCore Europe cooperate to retrofit concrete bridges with composite FRP decks
SUREbridge offers sustainable, cost-saving strengthening for outdated bridges.
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Solvay and Boeing combine aerospace performance with process knowledge for high-rate, low-cost composites production.
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Public opinion on plastics will sharpen the focus on sustainability in composites manufacturing.
Utility poles incorporating Tecnofire intumescent nonwovens passed fire tests without significant structural loss.
The West Thames pedestrian bridge comprises FiberSPAN fiber-reinforced polymer decking from Composite Advantage.
Collaboration matches delamination-resistant technology with large FRP structures expertise for new applications and U.S. market growth.
The U.K.’s National Composites Centre unveils new composites manufacturing technologies, marking the culmination of a two-year, £36.7m digitization project.