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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: 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.

Published: 11/7/2017

Audi R8 seat wall: A prelude to production
Audi takes it upon itself to design and develop carbon fiber composite structures that, the company hopes, will enter high-rate production.

Published: 10/18/2017

Coal as an avenue to low-cost carbon fibers
An update on efforts to produce pitch-based fibers from low-cost coal.

Published: 9/29/2017

Rotomolded cores: New options for sandwich composites
Permanent or removable, these hollow thermoplastic cores broaden industry offerings.  

Published: 9/12/2017

Rocket Lab all-composite Electron launch vehicle
New player scaling up two-stage rocket to relieve small-satellite launch backlog.

Published: 8/11/2017

Lightweighting speed into CNC machining
Drawing on a long history in composites manufacturing and CNC machining, this innovator turns to carbon fiber composites to reduce gantry component weight and increase shaping efficiency.