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Published: 4/1/2020

Composite T-boom accelerates industrial automation
A manufacturing method that integrates filament winding with axial winding of 0-degree fibers has opened new design options for transfer components in industrial automated equipment. One such design, for high-performance composite T-booms, help...

Published: 1/1/2020

Composites' role in seawater reverse osmosis desalination
Part two of a two-part series on the role of composites for meeting California’s 21st-century water needs.

Published: 12/24/2019

Composites help take the waste out of wastewater
The role of composites for meeting California’s 21st century water needs.

Published: 12/20/2019

IACMI: Driving innovation in the advanced composites industry
Since its start in 2015, the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) has come a long way in its mission of advancing composites innovation. CTO Uday Vaidya reflects on the past five years.

Published: 12/10/2019

Scottish rocket facility unveils advanced materials production methods
Orbex offered a peek into its Scotland-based rocket facility, unveiling its carbon fiber winding equipment and 3D printed single piece rocket engines, as well as its new Mission Control Centre.

Published: 12/2/2019

3D filament winding enables vehicle seating concept
Multi-company collaboration uses xFK in 3D and additive manufacturing to develop an ultra-lightweight seat for hypercars and future mobility platforms.

Published: 9/11/2019

Innovating energy delivery for more efficient composites manufacturing
Heraeus Noblelight develops HUMM3 and Black IR technologies for faster, safer, more uniform processing.

Published: 7/23/2019

Filament wound utility poles offer design flexibility
In Turkey, a utility pole manufacturer combines filament winding, automation, glass and carbon fiber composites to expand its product line.

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: 4/25/2019

Innovating composites to open new markets
From machine tools to trainer jets, CompoTech develops new design and process solutions.