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Published: 8/1/2018

Lakes, rivers and the high seas: Boating’s influence on composites
We have the marine industry to thank for many of the advances seen in large-part composites fabrication.

Published: 8/1/2018

US styrene-reduction mandates: Go or no-go?
Legislative changes are slow in coming, but technology forges ahead.

Published: 8/1/2018

Styrene ≠ polystyrene: An important distinction for composites
Definitions are important when discussing technology. Although often used interchangeably, the terms styrene and polystyrene refer to different materials.

Published: 7/1/2018

Can we achieve global standards for composites?
It is the relative lack of such standards that presents one of the highest hurdles to composites adoption, and also is incredibly difficult to address.

Published: 7/1/2018

Drones: Unpiloted composite vehicles head out to sea
Although the term drone for the most part has been synonymous with machines built to fly, sailboat drones designed and built by Saildrone (Alameda, CA, US) are poised to replace for expensive (and manned) research ships and stationary buoy...

Published: 6/4/2018

How is tow spread?
ITA characterizes tow spreading processes and parameters as it develops new technology to speed production (100 m/min) and reduce width variation (<1mm).

Published: 3/22/2018

Composites – A neophyte’s quandary
An oft-cited concern is that new engineers are not exposed to composites as part of their materials science courses.

Published: 9/5/2017

Five more exciting months in composites for 2017
As I write this column, we in the Northern Hemisphere are experiencing the “dog days of summer,” that period from early July until late August when outdoor temperatures and humidity are the highest, and, it seems, business activity is at...

Published: 8/31/2017

CAMX 2017 exhibit preview
ACMA and SAMPE’s fourth CAMX will be the largest composites trade show in the composites industry’s largest market. Held in Orlando, FL, this year, it promises an even more robust exhibition and conference program.   

Published: 7/25/2017

CAMX 2017 preview: Scott Bader
Scott Bader North America (Stow, OH, US) is featuring two new Crestomer grades added to its structural adhesives range.