Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing with Wire

This system has the benefits of cheaper cost and easier handling. But there can be some drawbacks as well.

Additive Manufacturing

Orbex secures $24 million funding round for U.K. space launch

New funding secures roadmap to first launch of composites-intensive Orbex Prime rocket from Sutherland spaceport in Scotland. 
#space #sustainability

Compression Molding

Bosch venture division invests in Arris, opening new market opportunities

Arris plans to expand its high-performance, high-volume Additive Molding technology to new industries and regions.

Additive Manufacturing

3D-printed prefab homes aim to disrupt construction market

California startup Mighty Buildings’ award-winning prefabricated building production process relies on large-format 3D printing, UV-curable resins, digital design and automation.
#trends #sustainability

Additive Manufacturing

Arkema acquires Colorado Photopolymer Solutions, grows 3D printing expertise

The acquisition will compliment the Sartomer line’s photocure resins product offerings and move Arkema further along to become a pure Specialty Materials player by 2024.

Carbon Fibers

ORNL develops 3D-printed composite machine base

In a recently reported project from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, carbon fiber and large-format 3D printing were used to help create a solution for machine tool outsourcing.

Additive Manufacturing

NASA looks to advance 3D printing construction systems for the Moon and Mars

Off-world construction is taken to a new level with NASA’s MMPACT project, which will test lunar soil simulant with various processing and printing technologies to determine 3D printing feasibility in space.


SourceBook 2021

Welcome to the online SourceBook, the counterpart to CompositesWorld's annually published print SourceBook composites industry buyer's guide.

Additive Manufacturing

Future composite manufacturing - AFP and Additive Manufacturing

TU Munich symposium explores how these technologies are merging and reviews R&D that is creating a path forward.

Additive Manufacturing

What Is Directed Energy Deposition?

Analyzing directed energy deposition and powder-bed fusion provides a thorough understanding of the extra machining necessary for a “near net shape” versus a “net shape” manufacturing process.