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Published: 6/19/2019

Discriminating features of the 2019 Sierra Denali
Alongside the carbon fiber composite CarbonPro pickup box, GMC’s Sierra Denali pickups offer an array of other game-changing and customizable features.

Published: 6/18/2019

Auto industry explores engineering thermoplastic performance improvements
Polyamides, carbon fiber prominent at 2019 SPE AutoEPCON.

Published: 6/17/2019

Sereebo CFRTP sheets: "Saving the Earth"
Teijin’s carbon fiber/thermoplastic material, used in the CarbonPro pickup box, was developed with CO2 reduction in mind.

Published: 6/14/2019

CarbonPro box: new forming process
From materials to assembly, the carbon fiber composite CarbonPro box manufacturing process features innovative, automated preforming technologies.

Published: 6/13/2019

Advancing multifunctional composite wings and fuselage structures
Flexible printed circuits and the Advanced Concepts for Aero‑Structures with Integrated Antennas and Sensors (ACASIAS) consortium.

Published: 6/12/2019

Split tow carbon fiber boosts SMC performance
Pre-spread, pre-scored tow band provides better fiber dispersion, wetout, molding properties

Published: 6/7/2019

Fiber sizing, tow spreading and the quest for encapsulation
Fiber sizing is easily overlooked by composites fabricators, but it will be increasingly important to optimization of fiber performance.

Published: 6/6/2019

Spirit AeroSystems invests in qualification program with Toray prepreg
The world’s largest aerospace tier supplier seizes the opportunity to develop its own allowables for a carbon fiber prepreg, setting an important precedent.

Published: 6/5/2019

HP-RTM for serial production of cost-effective CFRP aerostructures
Merging automotive process and tooling with aerospace quality to meet increasing production rates.

Published: 6/4/2019

Large, high-volume, infused composite structures on the aerospace horizon
Infused carbon fiber composite structures are not new, but they have never been built at the rates anticipated for next-generation, single-aisle aircraft. It is a daunting prospect — but a feasible one.