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Published: 9/14/2015

Dielectric properties measurement drives NDT technology to composites market
Material-Wave Interactions Laboratories is ready to put its nondestructive, in-process quality control and lab-based antennas into the market; they measure anisotropic/dielectric/magnetic material properties at high scpeeds.

Published: 9/14/2015

SPE ACCE 2015 show report
Was this the year, finally, for the big break-through for automotive composites? Maybe, depending on to whom one talked or the presentation one heard.

Published: 9/8/2015

Renishaw to build North American headquarters near Chicago
The new 133,0000-square-foot facility will consolidate warehouse and office space to strengthen product development and testing.

Published: 7/31/2015

PhD students visit middle school to demonstrate composites research
Researchers from the University of Bristol’s EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science led an outreach event for Year 7 students (6th grade) at the Crypt School in Gloucester, England.

Published: 7/13/2015

Intertek launches NDT services
Massachusetts-based Intertek is offering composites nondestructive testing (NDT) capabilities as part of its material characterization service.

Published: 7/13/2015

Shelby GT350R features carbon fiber wheels
Ford worked with Australia-based Carbon Revolution to develop the one-piece all-carbon fiber wheels, which save 60 lb in weight but provide better steering response.

Published: 5/26/2015

Westmoreland Mechanical Testing & Research opens new Composites Center
The new facility is equipped with an array of hydraulic, electro-mechanical, drop tower/pendulum impact test frames.

Published: 4/21/2015

New patents issued for ultrasonic inspection technologies for airframe structures
The patents cover a robotic inspection system that uses a pair of cooperating, multi-axis robots mounted on linear slides to perform ultrasonic inspection of parts.

Published: 4/6/2015

NASA establishes partnership to accelerate aircraft composites
The public-private partnership will work to advance knowledge about composite materials that could improve the performance of future aircraft.

Published: 3/9/2015

DolphiTech breakthrough for drilled hole inspections in CFRP
New functionality in DolphiCam Ultrasound NDT improves hole flaking and delamination detection in CFRP laminates.