Carmelo Lo Faro, president of Solvay Composite Materials, talks about how he sees aerocomposites evolving in the time of COVID-19, the rise of computational power to evolve composites use, the prospects for increased composites use in the automotive market, and the increasing importance of education in the composites industry.
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Other composites innovations include recyclable CFRP connectors, interwoven Dynema/carbon fiber reinforcements and integrating damage sensors into the frame.
nebumind software builds digital twins from manufacturing data to trace defects, compare manufactured parts, qualify processes, develop tolerance windows for process monitoring and more.
AlbatrossONE demonstrator with 75% longer wing-tips vs. phase one proves freely flapping wing-tips can alleviate wing loads and avoid tip stall for improved aircraft performance.
During the 20-hour test flight, the solar-powered high-altitude pseudo-sattelite (HAPS) surpassed 60,000 feet in altitude and demonstrated broadband mobile connectivity.
Sicomin Epoxy Systems offers an introduction to GreenPoxy - the company’s line of bio-based epoxies and gelcoats, available in industrial quantities for a wide range of manufacturing processes and market applications.