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Published: 2/11/2019

Composites recycling — no more excuses
Columnist Dale Brosius outlines six actionable levels of composites recycling that fabricators should follow.

Published: 2/4/2019

Carbon fiber will enable air taxi eVTOLs
Aircraft and autos have indeed faced CFRP production woes, but new tech opens door for both.

Published: 1/30/2019

Proving performance in EV powertrains
Simulation-driven development replaces aluminum with thermoplastic composites in gearbox housing.

Published: 1/7/2019

Bio-composites break into structural automotive applications
A company’s bio-based, polyamide composite comes with a unique property profile that may help it carve a niche in automotive applications.

Published: 9/24/2018

Sustainable, inline recycling of carbon fiber
Shocker Composites and R&M International are developing a supply chain for recycled CF with zero knockdown vs. virgin fiber, lower cost and, eventually, lengths delivering structural properties close to continuous fiber.

Published: 8/3/2018

Connecting the Dots: Generative design, bionic structures and future composites
The trend shows cast and 3D printed metal, but fiber-reinforced composites offer the potential for multifunctional structures.

Published: 7/12/2018

Molding in fasteners to CFRP parts
Placed into the mold prior to RTM, compression or injection molding/overmolding, this specially-shaped fastener enables composites to be fastened with standard methods used for metal parts.

Published: 4/12/2018

So, you want to overmold
If so, CompositesWorld is hosting, June 13-14, the Composites Overmolding conference, to explore the software, materials and processes being used to combine continuous fiber composites with overmolded thermoplastics.

Published: 1/31/2018

SGL Group optimizes supply chain for composites
SGL’s takeover of former BENTELER and BMW JVs, plus sale of Kumpers JV, consolidates  the company’s CF activities while it broadens its composites technology portfolio.

Published: 1/26/2018

Overmolding as enabler for composites, aerospace to automotive
CCP Gransden can make 50 to 100,000 parts/yr economically viable using PEEK, PPS, PEI or PA.