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Published: 1/19/2017

Carbon composite driveshaft: Tailorable performance
This racing and aftermarket specialist designs and produces custom driveshafts for multiple markets.

Published: 8/12/2016

Engineering large-diameter underground pipe
A combination of design and new materials enhances pipe performance without adding cost.

Published: 6/8/2016

Converting the structural chassis to composites
Germany’s largest producer of GRP leaf springs for cars and trucks broadens its product range to CFRP stabilizer bars, which cut weight 50% vs. steel.

Published: 2/8/2016

Automated filament winding enables competitive composite cylinders
Carefully controlled, robust, volume processes offer fabricators of Class IV LPG/CNG tanks a means to meet increasing demand in Europe and Asia.

Published: 4/30/2015

Uncompromising composite hyperbaric oxygen chamber closes the gap
Flexible filament-wound composite reduce weight and cost, increase performance of first portable high-pressure oxygen-delivery system.

Published: 2/1/2015

Thermoplastic composite pressure vessels for FCVs
U.K. consortiums address durability, weight, cost of high-pressure tanks for hydrogen fuel-cell powered vehicles.

Published: 10/1/2014

Dual-laminates: Scaling up to scrubbers
A double-protection strategy for this massive fiberglass vessel tests pushes the limits of this shop’s fabricating and logistical planning skills.

Published: 2/2/2014

Designing pressure vessels for seawater desalination plants
Safe high-pressure service challenges manufacturers of composite pressure vessels.

Published: 3/1/2013

Space mission maximized via minimized survivability
CFRP design and manufacturing flexibility prove key in first spacecraft fuel tank designed to disintegrate upon reentry for improved mission efficiency and debris mitigation.

Published: 12/1/2011

Composite flywheel: HEV racing dynamo
Electric flywheel energy storage system powers Porsche 911 hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) to endurance racing victory.