Aerospace Composites

The aerospace market is one of the largest and arguably the most important to the composites industry. Commercial aircraft, military craft, helicopters, business jets, general aviation aircraft and space craft all make substantial use of composites, both inside and outside.
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An ode to the A380

Columnist Dale Brosius reflects on the contributions that the A380 made to the composites manufacturing industry following the recent announcement of its discontinuation. 

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JEC 2019 at first glance

CW editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan reflects on first impressions from JEC World 2019, from aerospace industry insights to automotive composite technologies.
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Broetje-Automation enlarges AFP portfolio for serial composite production

The STAXX product line of automated fiber placement (AFP) machining centers is designed for both thermoplastic and thermoset composite applications.