Impossible Objects partners with BASF for composite 3D printing

The companies announce a partnership for carbon fiber/PA6 composite 3D printing.


Perlan 2 glider launches new season of operations

The carbon fiber and fiberglass aircraft will be deployed to Patagonia later this year, with the aim of achieving the world altitude aviation record for sustained, level flight. 


Carboman, Eviation partner on all-electric composite aircraft structure

Carboman Group will display a carbon fiber composite fuselage for Eviation’s all-electric regional aircraft Alice at the 2019 Paris Air Show.


Airborne Oil & Gas, SÍMEROS qualify deepwater TCP Risers in Brazil

The thermoplastic composite pipe riser for deepsea oil and gas applications will be the first qualified in Brazil.


Century Tool expands large composites mold capacity

The company’s new horizontal milling machine is reportedly capable of producing larger molds for compression molding a variety of composite materials.


NIAR begins construction on new ATL, AFP lab

The Advanced Laboratory for Aerospace System (ATLAS) will develop manufacturing protocols for automated fiber placement (AFP) and automated tape laying (ATL) for aircraft systems.


DSM and CEAD partner for FGF 3D printing

The companies plan to develop new materials and processes for continuous fiber 3D printing and diverse end market applications.


AeroVironment to launch innovation center in Boston

The New England Innovation Center will bring new robotics and UAS engineering development to the company’s first office outside of California.


SAMPE UK and Ireland to hold seminar in Edinburgh

The annual seminar will feature papers on a variety of composites industry topics as well as a supplier exhibition and visit to the University of Edinburgh.


DLR selects MultiMech for crack prediction in CMC components

The German Aerospace Center has selected MultiMechanics’ modeling and simulation software to perform advanced crack prediction during the manufacturing of ceramic matrix composite components.

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