The Composites Podcast

CW Talks: The Composites Podcast highlights the people and technologies shaping the world of composites. Interviews feature guests with expertise and insight about where composites have been and where they are headed.

Recent Episodes

RELEASED: 11/8/2017

Episode 12: Geoff Wood, Composites Recycling Technology Center

Geoff Wood, founder, fellow and vice president of innovation at the Composites Recycling Technology Center (CRTC) in Port Angeles, Wash., discusses CRTC, the composites recycling market and more. Geoff will be moderating a panel on composites recycling at CompositesWorld’s Carbon Fiber conference Nov. 28-30 in Charleston, South Carolina. 

RELEASED: 10/25/2017

Episode 11: Steve Gonzalez, KONE

Steve Gonzalez, director of the major projects unit, Americas, at elevator manufacturer KONE, details the development of UltraRope, a pultruded carbon fiber cabling system for elevators. If you want to learn more, Gonzalez is giving a presentation about UltraRope at CompositesWorld’s 2017 Carbon Fiber conference, Nov. 28-30 in Charleston, SC, US

RELEASED: 9/29/2017

Episode 10: Patrick Blanchard, Ford Motor Co.

Patrick Blanchard, global technical leader – composites at Ford Motor Co., talks about applying composites to vehicles.

RELEASED: 9/7/2017

Episode 9: Joseph Choma, Clemson University

Joseph Choma, assistant professor of architecture at Clemson University, discusses his work with developing foldable composite materials for use in architectural structures.

RELEASED: 8/22/2017

Episode 8: Ryan Huth, GE Aviation

Ryan Huth, manager of ceramic matrix composites (CMC) production at GE Aviation’s Asheville, NC facility, talks about CMC technology, GE Aviation's CMC parts production and the future of both.