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Published: 5/14/2019

Measuring thermoplastic prepreg tape quality for part process control
Low-cost tests measuring dimensions, thermal behavior and consolidation predict CFRTP part quality

Published: 3/20/2019

SAMPE Summit 19 Paris
SAMPE Europe hosted its annual summit at Pullman Hotel Paris Tour Eiffel on March 11, prior to JEC World 2019.

Published: 2/27/2019

Developing fire-resistant resins for composites
Ashland, Polynt-Reichhold and Scott Bader discuss chemistries, applications and future developments for FR composites.

Published: 12/21/2018

Composite material testing: How do I know if my measured composite properties are correct, or even reasonable?
CW columnist Dan Adams explores methods for determining correctness of measured mechanical properties for fiber-reinforced composites.

Published: 9/7/2018

Automated Preforming, Part 7: Fill Gesellschaft
Fill automates preforming for 1-min cycle time overmolded thermoplastic automotive parts but supplies automation throughout aero- and autocomposites process chains.

Published: 4/4/2018

Composites at AeroDef 2018
Highlights from the Aerospace Defense Manufacturing Conference – AeroDef 2018 include new technologies for tooling, drilling/machining and inspection of advanced composites.

Published: 2/27/2018

Sensors for monitoring resin infusion flow front and cure
InFactory Solutions commercializes technology to provide real-time resin impregnation and cure data across composite parts for zero-defect, intelligent process chains.

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: 10/2/2017

Automated Preforming, Part 5: Holistic Quality Optimization
Simulation and testing key to integrated approach for optimization of automated preforming, offering time and cost savings as well as basis for automated quality inspection.

Published: 8/18/2017

Automated Preforming, Part 4: Drapability Testing
Textechno discusses how this test works, the new German test standard and its benefits for composites