INDUSTRY NEWS

PUBLISHED: 5/9/2019

Carbon fiber satellite communication antennas offer higher performance

New carbon fiber composite satellite communication antennas from Calian SED are designed to offer improved performance by reducing structural distortions that can arise with legacy ground systems comprised of steel or aluminum.


PUBLISHED: 5/9/2019

Siemens announces spinoff Gas and Power company

Siemens’ Gas and Power will be an independent company to combine Siemens’ renewable energy, oil and gas and other energy-related businesses.


PUBLISHED: 5/8/2019

Continuous Composites, Spatial partner to advance composite 3D printing

As part of the partnership, Continuous Composites will use Spatial Corp.’s 3D software to advance its robotic continuous-fiber 3D printing technology.


PUBLISHED: 5/8/2019

U.S. and Japanese scientists partner on composite simulation study

Scientists from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and the Japanese Ministry of Defense will use simulation software to study impact effects on composites used in figher aircraft.


PUBLISHED: 5/8/2019

Vartega awarded $255k in grant funding

Vartega was recently awarded grants from the National Science Foundation and the state of Colorado for R&D into carbon fiber polymer powder for additive manufacturing applications, and for expansion of its advanced material recycling p...


PUBLISHED: 5/7/2019

Composites industry leaders recognized at SME's AeroDef 2019

SME recently recognized Douglas D. Decker, technical fellow, Northrop Grumman and two prominent composites manufacturing companies with the 2019 Composites Manufacturing Awards.


PUBLISHED: 5/7/2019

Teijin's Sereebo CFRTP used in GM high-volume vehicles

The carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) material will be available this year in CarbonPro pickup boxes for select GM truck models.


PUBLISHED: 5/7/2019

Solvay composites selected for racing catamaran

Solvay’s VTM-264 prepreg will be used for structural parts and wingsail of a new catamaran from Spanish manufacturer Balance Aquitectural Naval.


PUBLISHED: 5/6/2019

SGL Carbon partners with National Composites Centre

The partners are working to develop carbon fiber composite airplane wings at the NCC’s research facility, using SGL Carbon’s non-crimp fabrics.


PUBLISHED: 5/6/2019

Lightweighting partnership to evaluate metal to composites joining technologies

Detroit project team will recommend most optimal joining technologies for specific material combinations.


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