The Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative and a Utah-based aviation company to 3D-print CFRP parts for urban air mobility aircraft.
Technology enabling wider tapes and easier weaving/braiding for void-free laminates now offered by Precept One LLC
This year’s automotive supplier award winners included composite bumper beam, liftgate and pickup box applications.
The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically decreased air passenger travel, causing a dramatic decline in new aircraft orders and production. Boeing and Airbus are implementing efforts to reduce costs.
4M Carbon Fiber, working with textile-grade polyacrylonitrile (PAN) precursor producer Dralon GbmH, has used its plasma oxidation technology to manufacture large-diameter carbon fiber.
Graphene (0.075 weight %) added to PAN precursor exhibited 225% increase in carbon fiber tensile strength and 184% increase in modulus.
Gurit says the agreement is part of its strategic plan to extend its kitting and core material services into the Chinese domestic market.
Adhesive additive technology is reported to make composite parts easier to dismantle, maintain and recycle.
The U.S.-based precision formatter has installed its first high-volume composite slitting and spooling line at its Omega Systèmes plant in Nantes, France.
Chromaflo, Gurit and SGL Carbon SE announce new hires and retirements in the composites industry.