Injection molded carbon fiber profiles for future BMW Group models cut 40% of weight compared to conventional steel construction and offer potential use in other automotive projects.
Several sustainable composite innovations were recognized and awarded in the Innovative Products/Applications, Innovative Processes and Research and Science categories.
The next step is to bring high-performance fibers and powder materials to market for advanced applications, such as CMC.
The Broetje-Automation Group subsidiary rebranding is a strategic approach to better leverage the Group’s aerospace know-how for the European market.
The certification ensures the company’s products and services meet the needs of customers through an effective quality management system. This is Dunestone’s second certification this year.
The partnership will initially address critical National Campaign safety scenarios, and create a framework for autonomous passenger flight on a national level.
With the attained EN 9110 certification, FACC has established itself as MRO general provider for all manufacturers and operators of aircraft.
The two-seater XP-2 vehicle, which was built to demonstrate that passengers can safely travel in a hyperloop vehicle, took place at the company’s 500-meter DevLoop test site in Las Vegas, Nevada.
In order for lightweighting to be a cost-effective solution against batteries by 2030, Lux determines it will need to cost less than $5/kilogram of weight saved.
China remains on track to become the world’s largest aviation market despite near-term challenges, with 20-year demand for commercial airplanes and services worth $3.1 trillion.
A 19-year-old, glass fiber-reinforced composite urban sculpture designed by Dutch engineering firm Solico was able to safely bear the weight of an off-track rail vehicle.
Retaining a Class A surface, the newest core product was produced via electricity from renewable energy sources. With several notable achievements, ThermHex is also looking for distributors.
Winning concept proposals include CBAM fabrication of aircraft parts, use of an infusion process for larger parts and development of an integrated computational blade engineering (ICBE) framework.
A contract was awarded by Potez Aéronautique to aid in Eviation’s all-electric, composites-driven aircraft program, Alice. The partnership will reinforce both companies’ past program collaborations.
The new building demonstrates the company's patented Continuous Fiber 3D Printing (CF3D), and reflects the relationships it has built over the years with industry members.
Per the partnership, Boeing will provide technical support to establish a fully automated facility in Turkey for the production of thermoplastic aerospace components, as well as training technical personnel.
A supplement with the November 2020 issue of CompositesWorld takes a close look at some of the technologies that are driving innovation in the composites industry.
The initiative serves to award several most-remembered companies in the Brazilian composites sector each year. Winners will be announced Dec. 10 on ALMACO’s website and social pages.
The Joint Supply Chain Accreditation Register (JOSCAR) is a collaborative tool used by the aerospace, defense and security industry to act as a single repository for pre-qualification and compliance information.
VeeloHEAT Cauls and VeeloHEAT composite repair blankets provide uniform heating, even on complex geometries, and will eliminate the need to move tooling to an autoclave for debulking.