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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: 9/1/2018

The International 14: High-tech but still accessible
Naval architect Paul Bieker and Henderson Boat Co. team take this venerable marine racing class to a more affordable performance/cost combination.

Published: 9/1/2018

Composite + metal: Hollow-profile hybrid technology
LANXESS extends plastic-metal hybrids to tubular structures.

Published: 8/1/2018

Teaming to define what automotive CFRP could be
Ford and Magna explore a high-volume chassis front subframe build from co-molded chopped fiber and noncrimp fabric SMC.

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

Rear wall reboot: One-stop, tow to tape to CFRP part
Audi and Voith Composites iterate the CFRP rear wall from R8 sports car to A8 luxury sedan via an automated production line able to output hundreds of parts per day.

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: 3/27/2018

Wind blade spar caps: Pultruded to perfection?
Introduced to the market about five years ago, pultruded, carbon fiber-reinforced spar caps, incorporated as the reinforcing member of wind turbine rotor blades, are a byproduct of the evolution and increasing technological sophistication of the glo...

Published: 3/22/2018

Wood/carbon composites for architecture
Innovative organic architecture enabled with wood/carbon laminates, software tools.