Polyurethane foam core provides a cost-effective option for ACP Composites’ specialized medical positioning table design.
Associate Editor, CompositesWorld
The UT Shield features lightweight frame and clear plastic that is reusable and easily cleaned for incoming students, faculty and staff.
This latest technology will aid development of open-meshed textile grids and non-crimp fabric structures for composites and concrete reinforcements.
Toray Performance Materials Corp. is featuring its line of high-performance, high-volume, carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite materials.
The multi-functional melt spinning system facilitates the development of precursor synthetic textile materials, as well as biodegradable composite materials.
Increased product capacity will enable the company to better react to European market demands and strengthen its carbon fiber portfolio.
California-based Airflow's eSTOL aircraft promises cost-effective, rapid delivery of cargo within a distance range of 50-200 miles.
Canada-based Imagine Fiberglass’ IsoBooth station is designed to eliminate the need for PPE by healthcare workers testing patients for COVID-19.
Associate Editor, CompositesWorld
The system combines a tape-laying cell with a consolidation unit to produce fit-for-purpose blanks with 15-30 tapes in 1-minute intervals.
The fourth edition of their Focus AM eBook, the publication focuses on advanced materials including ceramics, high-performance polymers and more.
Capture 3D adds a high-tech, compactly designed ATOS Q to its ATOS product line of blue light 3D scanners.
The scale, precision, speed and quality of carbon fiber manufacture has evolved substantially since the material’s modern introduction in the late 1960s. Hexcel offers a glimpse of the state of the art today.
Companies across the composites industry supply chain share how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their businesses, and how they are available to help.
The Swiss carbon fiber composite 3D-printing startup is one of five finalists for the Prix Strategis 2020 competition.
In the business and manufacturing world that CW operates in, we have heard one particular coronavirus vocabulary word very frequently: pivot.
Rapid dispatch design uses LitePan composite structural insulated panels and LiteTex thermoplastic composite laminates.
Thomas Technik + Innovation KG’s radius pultrusion process unlocks new possibilities for the automotive market and beyond.
Rapidly built emergency hospital wards built in response to the coronavirus outbreak incorporate AOC resins in a pre-fabricated roofing system.
SIROPAN precursor aims for >20% increase in carbon fiber properties with increased control via RAFT polymerization, FLOW processing and novel metrology.
Using Anisoprint 3D printers, a materials research center in the Netherlands has developed 3D-printed composite parts with self-sensing functionality.
SOS Smart Operating Shelter project offers fast-build mobile healthcare structures using natural fiber/biopolymer sandwich panels.
Efforts to locally and globally collaborate in order to address industry issues and stimulate innovation are becoming essential conversations during the coronavirus pandemic.
Contributing Writer, Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI)
A U.K.-government funded project collects Meggitt, GKN, Rolls-Royce, Airbus and others to quickly help meet demand.
A compilation of CompositesWorld’s coverage of how the pandemic has affected the composites industry, through March 31, 2020.
Rhode Island-based Core Composites uses its experience developing composite shelters for the military for a new design to combat hospital overflow.
Foam cores specialist Evonik is featuring the results of a joint study by Evonik Industries, Composite Technology Center GmbH and Deutsche Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V., on the use of rigid foam material in automated production.
Customers using cutting tables to fabricate composite parts and structures are turning to Eastman to retrofit for processing medical-grade fabrics.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Airbus is temporarily reducing production activities at three aircraft wing facilities for three weeks.