CAMX 2017 preview: MasterWorks

MasterWorks (Taneytown, MD, US), a Hexagon Composites Co., is displaying a range of composite products from the aerospace, commercial and oil/gas industries.


CAMX 2017 preview: Century Design

Century Design Inc. (CDI, San Diego, CA, US), a global supplier of prepreg machines and specialist composite processing equipment, is launching new research prepreg and towpreg machines.
#camx #workforcedevelopment


CAMX 2017 preview: Autonational

AUTONATIONAL Composites BV (Ijlst, The Netherlands) is featuring its solutions for filament winding for its customers from all over the world.
#camx #cuttingtools #infrastructure


Plant Tour: BENTELER SGL, Ort im Innkreis, Austria

High-volume CFRP structures pioneer makes industrialization and multimaterial assembly look easy.
#planttour #adhesives #audi


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.
#airbus #pei #weaving


People on the move: April 2017

Here is this month’s people on the move news in the composites industry.
#f-35 #workforcedevelopment

Filament Winding

Google shoots the moon

Google Lunar XPRIZE contenders turn to space- and launch-friendly composites.
#feature #autoclave #space

Compression Molding

JEC World 2017 exhibit preview

JEC World will be held March 14-16 in Paris. CW previews some of the products and technologies that will be at the show.
#aramidfiber #autoclave #cuttingtools


Hydraulic hybrids: Boosting fuel economy without batteries

Carbon fiber helps to lightweight hydraulic accumulators, increasing efficiency in hybrid vehicles and myriad other applications.
#sustainability #windblades

Filament Winding

Carbon composite driveshaft: Tailorable performance

This racing and aftermarket specialist designs and produces custom driveshafts for multiple markets.
#focusondesign #polyacrylonitrile #precursor