COMPOSITES NEWS

SpaceAM announces preliminary lineup for September event

5/22/2020

A conference and exhibition highlighting the use of advanced materials in space technology is scheduled to take place Sept. 15-16, 2020 in Leicester, U.K. 

Virgin Galactic, NASA sign space agreement

5/21/2020

The Space Act Agreement (SAA) represents a partnership between Virgin Galactic and NASA for the development of high-speed, and environmentally sustainable, aviation technology.

CFIP reinforces material with continuous carbon fibers post-process.

5/21/2020

Continuous Fiber Injection Process (CFIP) technology works with additive manufacturing to strengthen plastics, metals and ceramics, creating complex-shaped-composites and high-strength joints.  

Simulation software leveraged for rotor blade project

5/21/2020

Seoul National University uses Analyswift’s composite simulation software, VABS, for more accurate design and analyses in the university’s experimental evaluation of a SNUF rotor blade.   

Composites suppliers, fabricators respond to coronavirus

5/21/2020

Companies across the composites industry supply chain share how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their businesses, and how they are available to help.

SME recognizes leaders in aerospace and defense manufacturing

5/20/2020

Boeing technical fellow Kurtis Willden, Aligned Vision and the Boeing Co. received 2020 Excellence in Composites Manufacturing Awards.

Exel Composites launches online service for structural composites

5/19/2020

Excelnow.com provides customers greater design flexibility with its wide range of structural composite profiles including channels, boxes and I-beams. 

Boeing-built X-37B launches in second mission for U.S. Space Force

5/19/2020

The May 17 launch is the sixth mission for the autonomous spaceplane, and includes added payload capacity for support a variety of experiments.

Sigmatex and Hypetex launch colored carbon fiber solutions

5/19/2020

The partnership will apply Hypetex’s carbon fiber colorization technologies with Sigmatex’s sigmaDesign product.

NASA extends SLS rocket engines contract with Aerojet Rocketdyne

5/19/2020

Under the $1.79 billion contract, Aerojet Rocketdyne will manufacture 18 additional Space Launch System (SLS) RS-25 rocket engines for Artemis missions.