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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: 4/25/2019

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

Published: 10/25/2018

New Products: October 2018
CW’s monthly roundup of new products for the composites industry – this month has seen innovations from Hennecke, Park Electrochemical Corp., BriskHeat, Verisurf, Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd., Techsil, Evonik, Airtech and Ro...

Published: 10/18/2018

Low-profile, high-performance manufacturer
 Advanced Composite Products & Technology Inc. provides innovative and cost-efficient composite solutions to some of the most difficult and demanding real world applications.

Published: 3/7/2018

Five highlights from JEC World 2018
It’s not Spring without a trip to Paris, France for the JEC World 2018 composites conference. It’s become a very big show, and thus, offers some big announcements and some developing trends.

Published: 11/30/2017

Roth develops high-volume LPG tank line
The gantry-based filament winding system is designed to produce as many as 600,000 plastic-lined, glass fiber-overwrapped liquefied petroleum (LPG) gas pressure vessels per year.

Published: 11/30/2017

Live from 2017 Carbon Fiber conference
Automation, 3D printing and thermoplastics herald a new future for carbon fiber composites.

Published: 6/22/2017

Automated Preforming, Part 3: Quilted Stratum Process
CW’s tour of Cetim and the QSP line which preforms multi-thickness thermoplastic materials in 40-90 seconds for composite parts with cycle times of 1-2 minutes.

Published: 1/26/2017

Hydraulic hybrids: Boosting fuel economy without batteries
Carbon fiber helps to lightweight hydraulic accumulators, increasing efficiency in hybrid vehicles and myriad other applications.

Published: 10/7/2016

Innovative molding technology for high-performance apps
Composites are relatively new materials, and since their begining, able and motivated individuals have been diligently trying to make them better. A case in point is TEK-USA (Canal Fulton, OH, US).