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Material choices for the Corvette rear bumper beam
From fabrics to resins, a number of new combinations of materials went into the making of the world’s first curved pultruded automotive part.
Curved pultrusions enter production
Corvette CFRP rear bumper beam is the auto industry’s first use of new technology.
Neenah Inc. cancels acquisition of Vectorply
Originally scheduled for April 1, the specialty materials company announces that the $155 million acquisition has not been completed as planned.
Neenah Inc. acquires Vectorply Corp.
The closing is expected to be completed April 1.
The markets: Construction (2020)
Composites materials advance construction projects globally, including combinations of wood and carbon fiber, foldable composites and more.
Vectorply carbon fiber utilized in Corvette bumper beam
Vectorply’s noncrimp carbon fiber fabrics and software were used in the development of the pultruded carbon fiber bumper beam for the 2020 Corvette Stingray.
Composite catamaran hits high watermarks
Inspired by design elements found in racing catamarans and employing composite structures in innovative ways, Compmillennia has rolled out a fishing/excursion cat that uniquely combines high speed, great fuel economy and a smooth ride.
CAMX 2019 exhibit preview: Vectorply Corp.
Vectorply Corp. has announced it will unveil three new lightweight carbon non-crimp fabrics at CAMX 2019.
Large, high-volume, infused composite structures on the aerospace horizon
Infused carbon fiber composite structures are not new, but they have never been built at the rates anticipated for next-generation, single-aisle aircraft. It is a daunting prospect — but a feasible one.
Vectorply achieves ISO 9001:2015 certification
Vectorply’s composite reinforcement fabrics are targeted to the aerospace, transportation and industrial markets.
Composite container protects satellites — on the ground
Cored composites add the strength, smoothness and portability needed for a container built to ship satellites over air, land and water.
Safe cycling: Keys to composite bike design integrity
Steps bike designers and manufacturers must take to keep high-performance carbon fiber bikes safe, upright and on the road or trial.
ACMA announces winners of 2018 Membership Awards
Each year, ACMA provides a platform for its members to be honored for their work to develop critical markets, advocate for composites and help make the industry successful.
Composites Pavilion at AIA 2018
New composite products for architecture/construction and student designs innovate how composites can be used.
Advances in Wind Energy workshop registration opens
Two-day workshop from Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance and IACMI explores advanced materials, manufacturing processes and repair techniques for wind energy applications.
Big composite container protects vital satellite
Before they experience the vibrations of launch and the rigors of the space environment, satellites first have to make it to the launch pad. Pagnotta Engineering Inc. (PEI, Exton, PA, US) was called upon by Orbital ATK (Dulles, VA, US) to design a shipping box to protect Orbital ATK’s GEOStar-3 geosynchronous satellite bus structure, during shipment.
The spread of spread tow
Advancing from “lighter and thinner” to boosting strength, stiffness, impact resistance and productivity, spread tow unlocks new applications and markets.
Composite fendering piles fit the bill
Composites replace wood in New Jersey marine fender project.
Vectorply celebrates 25 years, opens facility expansion
The Alabama-based manufacturer of high-performance non-crimp fabrics has added 53,000 sq ft with its new Advanced Composite Reinforcement Center.
Composites enable portability in driving simulator
FRP design enables portable, light-tight, enclosure with an image-projection-grade inner surface.
Suppliers team to amp Viking 80C performance
Thanks to a coordinated effort with its fabric, core and panel suppliers, Viking Yachts was able to introduce carbon fiber cost-effectively, shaving weight and boosting speed in its new 24m-long 80C model.