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Published: 5/30/2018

Ekoa TP, better than wood
Flax fiber/bio-thermoplastic composite provide look and feel of wood but higher properties, targeting $80 billion interiors market and, eventually, a wood replacement for construction.

Published: 5/28/2018

This foiling racer is crazy fast thanks to composites
The Exocet racer’s hull and its foils, designed via computer model, are fabricated using hand layup and resin infusion methods, respectively, with PRO-SET epoxy.

Published: 5/11/2018

3D printing composites with continuous fiber
New composite manufacturing technology for multimaterial, multifunctional composite structures.

Published: 4/23/2018

Flexible cure prepreg finds use in marine and wind
It’s almost time for the 2018 Tour de France — no, not that one with the bicycles, but the Tour de France à la Voile. Hexcel (Stamford, CT, US) composite materials have been used for the race’s trimaran the DIAM 24...

Published: 3/27/2018

Carbon fiber/epoxy in production boats
Scout Boats and now Hinckley Yachts showcase how demand for lighter, faster performance pushes materials and process change.

Published: 3/15/2018

Lehvoss partners with Liverea Yacht to build 3D printed sailboat
World’s first 3D printed yacht to compete in the 2019 Mini-Transat solo transatlantic yacht race.

Published: 2/12/2018

Carbon Fibre Preforms for low-cost and zero waste
Chopped fiber preforms in seconds, 1200°C burn resistance for hours, low-cost CFRP to replace metals

Published: 1/21/2018

A partnership for sustainable composites
CW talks to Entropy Resins and Gougeon Brothers about their future as one company.

Published: 12/1/2017

Thermwood 3D prints large boat hull pattern
Thermwood uses its LSAM additive manufacturing technology to fabricate a 3,000-lb/1,363-kg plug for a boat hull. The project proves the viability of additive manufacturing to help reduce marine composites fabrication costs.  

Published: 10/30/2017

Carbon-Kevlar Hinge
Besting metal hardware in weight, thickness, 3X load capacity and 1 million fatigue cycles with no degradation.