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Published: 11/2/2018

CAMX 2018: Second look, more new developments
Curved pultrusion for automotive, Smart Susceptors for primary structure repairs and Huntsman advances leaf springs for trucks, carbon wheels for automotive, “thin-ply” ailerons with Airbus and Nanocomp Technologies.

Published: 8/23/2018

New composite material lowers temp of EV dashboard
Composites may have new function as phase change materials (PCMs) for managing electric vehicle temperature and range.

Published: 4/17/2018

Multi-material shipping container for pharmaceuticals
This past week, CW was made aware of a new, high-tech and multi-material unit load device (ULD) shipping container solution from an innovative container company called Smart Containers Group (Zurich, Switzerland).

Published: 3/1/2018

NanoStitch update: 60-inch wide sheet, industrial capacity, dramatic test results
N12 Technologies adds second facility in Boston and capacity at UDRI in Ohio while amassing knowledge to prevent microcracking and delamination in applications from sporting goods to aerospace.

Published: 1/28/2018

CW Talks: Talking carbon nanotubes
CW Talks: The Composites Podcast, checks in with Joe Sprengard, president and CEO of General Nano, a manufacturer of carbon nanotube products for composites manufacturing, and 2016 winner of Boeing Supplier of the Year Award.

Published: 12/21/2017

CAMX 2017: Highlights from the floor
3D printing and nanotechnology developments promise to cut time and cost in composite structures production while recycling and sustainability continue to grow in importance.

Published: 9/7/2016

New energy storage material for electric vehicles
Penn State researchers have developed sandwich-structured polymer nanocomposites for electric and hybrid vehicle use.

Published: 8/10/2016

Graphene edges closer to widespread production and application
New process may open door for mass production of high-quality nanomaterial targeted to replace copper mesh on composite aircraft.

Published: 11/2/2015

Multifunctional composites: past, present and future
Dr. Les Lee at the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and Dr. James Thomas at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory give insights into the history of multifunctional composites, the drivers for their development and where they are headed.

Published: 10/21/2015

The end of delamination?
A spin-off from MIT's NECSTlab, N12 Technologies Inc. launches NanoStitch, the world's first vertically aligned CNT product via a continuous industrial process, which bridges adjacent CFRP plies, boosting interlaminar shear and increasing fa...