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Aramid fiber: The basics
Aramid fiber is a manmade organic polymer (an aromatic polyamide) produced by spinning a solid fiber from a liquid chemical blend. The fibers offer high strength among other properties.
JEC World 2018 preview: Infiana and Fraunhofer
Specialty films manufacturer Infiana and the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM will jointly exhibit at JEC World 2018 in Paris March 6-8.
Fiber-metal laminates in the spotlight
Interest in FMLs is growing again as aeroengineers search for lightweight solutions adaptable to new narrowbody commercial aircraft.
Bespoke sports cars’ composite body speaks volumes
Glass-reinforced plastic artfully captures classic curves, crash-protects passengers and stunningly packages its maker’s high-performance but highly fuel-efficient diesel powertrain.
News Briefs: JEC Europe 2015
Briefs on Hexcel, AkzoNobel, Ashland.
Pavilion canopy: Graceful lines, strength of steel
All GFRP design eschews steel framing but can withstand wind and elements.
Styrene & cobalt: Headed for the exit?
Fair or not, styrene and cobalt are now considered harmful to humans. Here's an update on the impact this issue poses for the composites industry and what resin and additive manufacturers are doing about it.
Additives and modifiers: Matrix optimization
New and reengineered modifiers for thermosets and thermoplastics target previously elusive goals in composites processing and performance.
2013 JEC Europe new product showcase
The JEC Europe 2013 trade show (March 12-14, at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France) was the venue for introductions of a large number of new composite materials, technologies and manufacturing processes. Here's the HPC editorial staff's compilation of what was on display.
JEC Europe 2013 new product showcase
The JEC Europe 2013 trade show (March 12-14, at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France) was the venue for introductions of a large number of new composite materials, technologies and manufacturing processes. Here's the CT editorial staff's compilation of what was on display.
ACMA COMPOSITES 2013 preview
For 2013, the American Composites Manufacturers Assn. (ACMA, Arlington, Va.) returns its annual U.S. COMPOSITES exhibition and convention to the East Coast’s sunny, fun capital, Orlando, Fla.
JEC Europe 2012 report
A big, busy show and a big variety of new developments boded well for the industry’s future.
2012 JEC Europe Highlights
JEC’s annual Paris exhibition reports impressive attendance figures as exhibitors tout big news.
COMPOSITES 2012 Highlights
As ACMA’s annual conclave convened in North America’s gambling capital, show exhibitors and attendees placed their bets on better days.
Composite wing key to high-speed stability
First mass-produced CFRP wing helps supercar achieve downforce and lateral acceleration values superior to many GT racing cars.
COMPOSITES+POLYCON 2009 Showcase
Despite the deepening recession, composites pros returned to the show in its new time slot to explore the wealth of products and services collected here.
COMPOSITES & POLYCON 2009 preview
The ACMA’s annual tradeshow takes its first turn in its new January timeframe.
NAIA Show Highlights
The 2007 Detroit Auto Show emphasizes Â“greenÂ” themes and high performance.
Distributors in the composites industry
More than "middlemen," they play a key role in successful projects for many fabricators.
Distributors and their role
These key players in the supply chain provide indispensable services not just in the commodity markets but in advanced material arenas as well.
Composites on the frontlines
Armored vehicle applications on the ground and in the air fuel a growing, evolving market forhigh-performance materials.