Approach developed by Tokyo University of Science for manufacturing carbon fibers with optimized orientation and thickness achieves more than a 5% weight reduction in fiber-reinforced materials.
Compared to current steel clamping structures, which aid in turbine installation, the feasibility study established that composite grippers could cut cost points, installation time and reduce overall environmental impact.
AI-based software fully digitizes composite material monitoring in real-time from factory to freezer, and analyzes opportunities to use material remnants for reduced waste.
Based off the new Land Rover Defender, the FCEV concept will be a zero tailpipe emissions prototype, with testing scheduled for late 2021.
Free exhibit hall and discounted educational passes available for new industrial manufacturing tradeshow, technical conference and sourcing fair.
Flexible and precise multimodal robot system conducts quicker inspection processes, reducing GKN’s geometrical inspections from 11 hours to half an hour.
CW’s running summary of resin price change announcements from major material suppliers that serve the composites manufacturing industry.
GE Aviation, Safran program targets more than 20% lower emissions, 100% compatibility with sustainable and hydrogen fuels, with a technology roadmap detailing CMC, composite fan blades and more.
Teijin expects to collaborate with Spirit and other AIC members to enhance innovative technology capabilities, including composites, in the aerospace industry.
Testing and development of basalt fiber, bioresin and rPET combo achieves rigidity, fire resistance and lightweight properties that meet railway application standards.
Per an active drive for more sustainable, circular solutions, both partners will be investigating ways to use decommissioned wind turbine materials.
Bremen and Nantes sites will aim to achieve cost-competitive cryogenic tank manufacturing via metallic, composite technologies, and testing/installation capabilities to support future ZEROe launch.
The Helicoid fiber-reinforced composites technology helped achieve a 25% weight reduction with enhanced toughness and crash protection, while simultaneously enabling a reduction in raw material consumption.
California-based UAM company debuts its inaugural composite eVTOL demonstrator aircraft at an in-person event in Los Angeles.
The 15,600-square-meter facility will integrate the former ELG Carbon Fibre’s short carbon fiber business to address the growing market for sustainable technical fibers.
Industry-led program serves to increase Sigmatex’s CFRP capability and competitiveness relative to the changing needs of the automotive sector.
A brown field expansion at the company’s existing location in Gujarat, India, will increase capacity by ~125 kilo-tonnes per annum, which include standard and specialty epoxy products and curing agents.
International research team uses fantrip molecule and a violet laser to create durable covalent bonds for ultra-thin, functional materials with highly defined and regular crystalline structures.
Jointly funded by Airbus and the U.K. government’s ATI program, the £40 million research and testing facility serves to undertake structural testing of large-scale aircraft assemblies.
Ultrasonic examination (UE) installation to help assess the structural integrity of the aerospace-grade high-pressure vessels.