A 3D finite element technique to resolve the fidelity-versus-speed dilemma of performing fatigue analysis for large composite structures.
SHD Composites has supplied advanced composite materials, and tooling, and Piran its manufacturing capabilities, for projects developed by Prismatic Ltd. and BAE Systems.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China announced the first Unmanned Civil Aviation Experimental Zones (UCAEZs) for the development of an unmanned civil aviation industry.
During the 20-hour test flight, the solar-powered high-altitude pseudo-sattelite (HAPS) surpassed 60,000 feet in altitude and demonstrated broadband mobile connectivity.
The company’s forecast predicts worldwide civil drone production will more than triple over the next decade despite the pandemic.
The company plans to expand and invest in automated cutting technology to go with established prepregging, pultrusion and autoclave cure expertise.
The Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative and a Utah-based aviation company to 3D-print CFRP parts for urban air mobility aircraft.
Algorithm-based artificial intelligence, once only imagined, is here. It can do a lot of good.
Bluetooth sensors and AI track parts and tools, save time and suggest production line improvements.
The Utah Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Initiative has selected commercial aerospace industry veteran Dr. Tulinda Larsen for the position.
Columnist Dale Brosius addresses recent accomplishments, forecasts and recycling challenges affecting the wind energy industry — and composites use within it.
Biteam, a 3D weaving specialist, is featuring a new carbon fiber-based, small, cross-sectioned, profiled, tapered tube reinforcement for producing a stiff and lightweight composite structure.
COBRA is exhibiting its latest foiling board technology and is presenting its process for recycling and reusing epoxy resin windsurf parts.
Solvay Composite Materials has launched CYCOM EP2750, a new highly drapable epoxy prepreg designed specifically for the compression molding of high-quality, high-rate, cost-effective primary and secondary aerostructures.
History and future developments for high-performance boron fiber.
Columnist Dale Brosius considers the potential and uncertain role of composites in aerospace, automotive and other markets in the coming decade.
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.
Airbus Americas Vice President for Research and Technology Amanda Simpson will present on May 5 at SAMPE 2020 in Seattle, Wash., U.S.
Haydale's range of graphene-enhanced prepreg materials utilize functionalized nanomaterials to improve the electrical conductivity in aerospace applications.
Forty ACMA members met with nearly 100 members of Congress and staff to advance legislation enabling composites usage in the aerospace and automotive sectors.
Dassault event challenges industry to break barriers between designers, analysts, manufacturing and business teams.
U.S. Air Force and Ohio-based composites team develop new process for S-shaped aerostructure.
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The next step for the VSR700 unmanned aerial system prototype is free flight testing, moving toward performance trials with the French Navy in 2021.
There are two parts competitions at CAMX, the CAMX Awards and ACMA’s Awards in Composites Excellence (ACE).
CW is reporting live from CAMX 2019 this week in Anaheim, California. Read today’s show headlines about the keynote speaker from Protolabs and award nominees.
COBRA’s drone covers use a composite laminate of glass fiber reinforcements combined with epoxy laminating resins in a hand laminated, vacuum bag consolidated production process.
The first successful flight test of the solar-powered HAPS unmanned aircraft system took place on Sept. 11, 2019 at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center.