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Published: 1/29/2018

I want to say two words to you: “Thermoplastic tapes”
Thermoplastic tapes are not new to composites, but they soon will join the primary aerostructures material palette and could be their future.

Published: 12/27/2017

Driving down costs: Technologies to follow in 2018
Cost drives most decisions about composites use, but most innovation now focuses beyond material cost.  

Published: 8/18/2017

CAMX 2017 preview: Mikrosam
Mikrosam (Prilep, Macedonia) is emphasizing automation equipment for fiber and tape placement, with multiple exchangeable heads.

Published: 7/28/2017

CAMX 2017 show preview
At North America’s premier composites conference and exhibition, the business at hand is definitely not business as usual. 

Published: 7/23/2017

CAMX 2017 preview: FARO Technologies
FARO Technologies Inc. is exhibiting its TracerM laser projector, a versatile, scalable and flexible solution that can handle small- to-large volume applications.

Published: 7/21/2017

CAMX 2017 preview: CGTech
CGTech (Irvine, CA, US) is demonstrating the latest version of its VERICUT Composites Applications.

Published: 7/17/2017

Preforming goes industrial: Part 2
Automated preforming isn’t only for 2D and 2.5D parts. Innovators are taking successful aim at building 3D preforms at production speeds.

Published: 5/10/2017

Preforming goes industrial: Part 1
ATL and AFP-based options now abound for processing dry and/or impregnated reinforcements as quickly as 1 minute or less with potential yearly part yields in the millions.

Published: 4/14/2017

Accelerating materials insertion: Where do virtual allowables fit?
In the quest to reduce the time and cost for aerocomposite design allowables development, will conventional physical testing and virtual testing go head-to-head or work side-by-side?

Published: 1/31/2017

JEC World 2017 exhibit preview
JEC World will be held March 14-16 in Paris. CW previews some of the products and technologies that will be at the show.