Thicker, carbon fiber-reinforced battery electrodes may enable high-density batteries


University of Delaware research demonstrates use of carbon fiber membranes to enhance conductivity and areal capacity using a scalable manufacturing process.

GKN Aerospace receives keys to Global Technology Centre in Bristol


The facility will support GKN’s commitment toward next-gen aircraft technology developments, Industry 4.0 and more.

Composites complete IYRS heavy lift quadcopter demonstrator concept


Boasting a prepreg carbon fiber airframe, the HLAP concept became a platform for a variety of composite fabrication techniques.

Siemens AG, SAP accelerate digital transformation with partnership


Integration of software solutions across PLM, ERP, asset management and supply chain will drive digital transformation across enterprises.

Epic receives FAA Production Certificate for carbon fiber E1000 aircraft


In light of the pandemic, the FAA and Epic devised new processes to complete the required reviews and audits prior to the final on-site assessment.

Hexagon Purus receives contract to provide hydrogen transport modules in U.S.


The all-composite 20-foot modules can carry about 600 kilograms of hydrogen and are due for delivery in the third quarter of 2021. 

FACC earns spot in Boeing Premier Bidder Program


The spot is in recognition of the group’s consistent high performance as a Boeing supplier.

DOE announces funding for projects supporting composites for vehicle applications


Composite recipients Ford and GM will develop a multi-functional cross-car beam and volume manufacturing of structural battery enclosures.

DrapeCube offers cost-effective preforming process for FRP textile production


The DrapeCube offers a cost-effective design for the production of fiber preforms from textile semi-finished products.

Carbon fiber architectural panels added to Rock West Composites' lineup


The panels are versatile, heat-flexible, chemical resistant and host a variety of colors for the architecture and design markets. 

Fill completes new center for digitalization and software engineering


Future Zone in Austria explores future of production machines, system intelligence, and virtual and real symbiosis.

Boom Supersonic to roll out XB-1 demonstrator at virtual event Oct. 7


The supersonic jet, incorporating carbon fiber construction, is slated for first flight in 2021.

Five-bladed H145 receives type certification by EASA


With several test flights under its belt and an EASA certification, Airbus is prepping the H145 for customer deliveries.  

3D printed FRP footbridge paves way for circular composites


The thermoplastic composite footbridge incorporates a short glass fiber-filled PET specifically designed for 3D printing.  

PolyOne rebrands and completes Clariant Masterbatch acquisition


Rebranding itself as Avient, the sustainable solutions provider has acquired 46 manufacturing operations and technology centers in 29 countries.