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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.

Published: 2/21/2018

Carbon fiber has designs on production wheels
A high-performance CFRP wheel manufacturer for nearly 20 years, Dymag is now part of a broader effort to reduce their cost and migrate them into volume vehicles.

Published: 2/12/2018

Composites-intensive folding bike: Simplifying multi-modal transportation
The world’s lightest folding bike relies on CFRP for high stiffness and strength at low weight.

Published: 1/29/2018

Hybrid composite struts reduce vehicle weight, improve handling
Pultruded carbon/glass fiber composite underbody stiffeners move into medium-volume Mercedes-AMG production vehicles.  

Published: 1/29/2018

Carbon/glass spar cap enables world’s longest wind blade
LM Wind Power goes long with a resin-infused hybrid carbon composite strategy.   

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: 11/14/2017

Higher performance in precast concrete with CFRP
C-GRID trusses in CarbonCast wall system cut construction time, cost, complexity and carbon footprint in energy-efficient urban student housing.