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Published: 10/1/2018

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.

Published: 9/1/2018

Heatshield for Extreme Entry Environment Technology (HEEET): A broader mission
3D woven fabric enables scalable, tailorable heatshield that cuts cost, boosts performance for future spacecraft.

Published: 8/1/2018

Infused wing sheds light on aerocomposites future
In the Irkut MS-21 infused and co-cured wings, the aerocomposites industry gets a glimpse of how out-of-autoclave technologies might be applied to primary aircraft structures.

Published: 7/1/2018

A complete paradigm shift in aircraft construction
With its new Torreswing automated system for mold-free, fastener-free composite fuselage and wing construction, MTorres aims to revolutionize aerostructure.

Published: 6/1/2018

Improving composites processing with automated inspection, Part II
Three additional inspection equipment providers describe their development of inline production quality-control systems.

Published: 5/1/2018

The future of CFRP aerostructures assembly
Metrology, robotics and inline inspection cut cost, reduce shimming and enable future automated production of three vertical tail planes per day.

Published: 2/7/2018

McNair Aerospace Center: Closing the composites education gap
As the composites industry in South Carolina continues to expand through Boeing and its tier suppliers, composites education follows suit through the McNair Center.

Published: 1/29/2018

Improving composites processing with automated inspection
Automated, in-situ inspection bypasses the bottleneck of manual inspection.  

Published: 11/15/2017

Improving one-piece aerostructures by automating preforming
IAI’s fully automated “one-shot” RTM production line cuts helicopter seat cost 30% vs. hand layup prepreg.

Published: 9/12/2017

Rocket Lab all-composite Electron launch vehicle
New player scaling up two-stage rocket to relieve small-satellite launch backlog.