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Published: 5/8/2019

What does the future hold for Bombardier Belfast?
Bombardier Belfast, fabricator of the infused composite wings for the Airbus A220 single-aisle aircraft, is for sale. The ownership under which this facility lands may say a lot about the future of infusion in large aerostructures.

Published: 5/3/2019

Hybrid resin system: Epoxy benefits, without the epoxy
Rapid cure, zero tack material ideal for automated, higher-volume production.

Published: 5/2/2019

Fusing waterjet, laser for efficiency in CFRP/CMC machining
Laser MicroJet technology offers high accuracy and speed without heat issues, burring or replacement of cutting tools.

Published: 5/1/2019

Smarter, integrated data for ATL/AFP
More than helping to eliminate dry runs and costly errors, AFP/ATL software is beginning to benefit the whole product lifecycle through the interconnectedness of the digital thread.

Published: 4/25/2019

Innovating composites to open new markets
From machine tools to trainer jets, CompoTech develops new design and process solutions.

Published: 4/11/2019

U.K. research program explores aligned discontinuous fiber prepreg
A research program in the U.K. is attempting to achieve a fundamental step-change in the composites industry.

Published: 4/10/2019

Multimaterial carbon fiber composite engine brace
The project’s aim was to produce a lighter, composite version of an aluminum Audi engine brace, with a more aesthetic molded shape.

Published: 4/9/2019

Carbon fiber guide dog handle improves coordination and comfort
Refitech was a finalist in the JEC 2019 Innovation Awards for a carbon-fiber guide dog handle that it produced for the Royal Dutch Guide Dog Foundation (KNGF).

Published: 4/8/2019

Skeleton design enables more competitive composite autostructures
New approach combines thermoplastic pultrusions with injection overmolding in a two-step, 75-second process.

Published: 4/5/2019

JEC World 2019: Cevotec engine nacelle demonstrator
Automated layup of multiple materials onto honeycomb core for 3D parts proven with Safran Nacelles collaboration.