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Published: 7/10/2019

Combining plastics and composites for Class A parts without tools
Plastics Unlimited’s patented TEC process cuts secondary finishing and meets multiple demands for medium-volume parts.

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: 4/16/2019

EconCore breaking new ground with high-performance core materials
EconCore’s new ThermHex high-performance thermoplastics (HPT) honeycomb materials are well suited for applications requiring lightweight solutions but still needing to meet heat resistance and fire-smoke-toxicity (FST) requirements.

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.

Published: 3/27/2019

JEC World 2019: Kordsa
Kordsa has, in a just a few short years, transformed itself into a major supplier in the composites supply chain.

Published: 2/11/2019

Composites recycling — no more excuses
Columnist Dale Brosius outlines six actionable levels of composites recycling that fabricators should follow.

Published: 2/1/2019

Withstanding fire without the weight
New composites meet stringent fire requirements while lightweighting ships, rail cars and battery boxes for electric cars and planes.

Published: 1/22/2019

Tecnofire adds fire resistance to transportation and infrastructure applications
Intumescent nonwoven veils improve the fire performance of composites in bridge, bus, building, marine and aircraft structures.

Published: 12/27/2018

Composite radar masts assembled for megayachts
Vabo Composites designs, builds and assembles 10m-tall composite radar masts, improving weight, stability and performance for modern megayachts.

Published: 9/4/2018

A fascinating inside look at a marine design – three decades ago
Fabricated by Gougeon Manufacturing in 1990, Incognito is a composite catamaran that’s still setting speed records and besting much newer craft.