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Published: 7/17/2017

Composite cases fuel commercial space venture
Launch vehicle supplier Orbital ATK is looking to break into the burgeoning commercial space market with a rocket motor that features an all-carbon fiber case.

Published: 11/23/2016

Size-unlimited OOA composite process enables next-gen system
United Launch Alliance selects Ruag Space for lower cost/improved quality out-of-autoclave manufacture of Vulcan’s composite primary structures.

Published: 9/19/2016

Composites enable portability in driving simulator
FRP design enables portable, light-tight, enclosure with an image-projection-grade inner surface.

Published: 2/8/2016

Thermoplastic honeycomb cores: Tough insulated sandwiches
Foam-filled nylon/polyester fabric yields sandwich panel cores with excellent mechanicals, durability, thermal insulation.

Published: 9/1/2011

PRSEUS preform for pressurized cabin walls
Over the next few years, NASA and The Boeing Co. (Chicago, Ill.) will build larger and more elaborate pressurized passenger cabin structures for future blended-wing airliners.

Published: 5/2/2011

Carrier-capable, all-composite external fuel tank
Legacy product positions builder for a shot at an F-35 contract.

Published: 9/30/2010

Besting Big Ben: A Marvel in Makkah
Composite design makes possible the world’s largest clock and tallest clock tower.

Published: 8/31/2010

F1-inspired MonoCell: Racing safety for the road
Resin transfer molding makes CFRP passenger cell mass-producible for new model supercar.

Published: 7/30/2010

Blades? Yes! Towers ... maybe
Although steel dominates the utility-scale wind turbine tower market, height increases, on- and offshore, are shifting the wind toward composites.

Published: 3/16/2010

Residential construction breakthrough: Composites find a home
Composite materials get the go-ahead for an unconventional but code-compliant California house.