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Composites-intensive masterwork: 2020 Corvette, Part 1
Eighth-generation vehicle sports more composites, and features parts produced using unique materials and processes.
Corvette: A multi-material success history
At the launch of the 2020 C8, Columnist Dale Brosius reflects on the iterations of multi-material innovation in the manufacture of Corvettes over its history.
2019 SPE Automotive Innovation Awards winners announced
Among the winners and finalists, a wide range of technologies demonstrate composites’ benefits for ground transportation.
The long view for composites in long-haul trucks
Composite components on heavy trucks and trailers continue to grow, both in volume and in kind, but they won’t be carrying structural loads until the mid-2020s.
SMC: Old dog, more tricks
In the sheet molding compound renaissance, the advent of new resins and compounds are broadening the definition and application of this versatile family of composites.
Class A composites: A history
Composites have made a lingering and increasingly positive impression in the for exterior automotive body panels.
Wet compression molding
Automated process cuts cycle time and cost for CFRP parts with potential for 65% fiber volume via Dynamic Fluid Compression Molding variant.
CAMX 2014 show report
Bigger, better and more inclusive than any previous U.S. composites trade event, the inaugural show turns North American eyes forward to the future.
Carbon Fiber 2013 Conference Report
Opportunities knock in Knoxville: CF 2013 featured nearly 30 speakers and almost 300 attendees, representing a wide range of participating industry, government and academic organizations.
Wind blades: Progress and challenges
Despite double-digit wind energy industry growth, turbine blade manufacturers and materials suppliers acknowledge a pressing need to reduce costs and innovate.
Competition for carbon fiber in longer blades
Although the use of carbon fiber is increasign in wind turbine blades, high-strength S-glass and basalt fibers, new resins and improved blade designs are also providing blade designers the means to limit blade weight gain as they increase blade swept area.
Wind turbine blades: Glass vs. carbon fiber
As the wind energy market continues to grow, competition heats up between glass and carbon fiber composites for turbine blades.
Training surge: Too little, too late?
Hands-on programs are aimed at younger students by educators hoping to prevent shortages of composites technicians and engineers.
Blade repair: Closing the maintenance gap
Citing difficult work conditions, lack of OEM guidance and underdeveloped inspection technologies, those who service wind turbine blades seek remedial solutions.
Blade manufacturers expand to meet demand
Unprecedented growth in the wind energy market has necessitated a significant need for the manufacture of rotor blades, particularly in locales near developing wind farms.
The state of education in the composites trade, part II
Andre Cocquyt (GRPguru.comm, Brunswick, Maine) continues his call for a unified national composites education standard, and suggests a practical way forward toward that goal.
Composites 2010 Product Showcase
The ACMA’s Las Vegas exhibition reflected an industry in recovery.
Wind turbine blades: Big and getting bigger
Two decades of technical and market development has made this once marginal application a global giant and one of the world’s largest markets for composites.
NAIA Show Highlights
The 2007 Detroit Auto Show emphasizes Â“greenÂ” themes and high performance.
Passenger Safety: Flame, Smoke and Toxicity Control
Tried, true -- and some new -- FST-resistant products for manufacturers of composites in rail- and road-based people movers.