May Editorial

HPC at JEC (left to right): Sian Raynor, Dirk Weed, Judy Hazen, Sara Black and Mike Musselman. Everything one hears lately — whether it's reports from the recent SpeedNews Conference in L.A. (see News item, p. 20) or sales statistics and projections from aircraft manufacturers and associations (see News, pp. 21-22)
#outofautoclave #precursor


Composite Rebar Speeds Tunneling Operations

Pultruded replacement for steel reinforcement in concrete clears path for more efficient use of boring machinery.
#frprebar #infrastructure #outofautoclave


Composites Alive And Well In Offshore Oil Applications

The petroleum industry is moving forward with many interesting projects that will increase composite demand.
#cuttingtools #outofautoclave #weaving


March Editorial

The composites conference season is coming fast, and I'm sure many of you are preparing to hit the road in the next few weeks, as is the staff of HPC. As you read this, I'll be making my first visit to the SpeedNews Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference, at its 20th annual meeting in California. I hope to have
#marketing #honda #outofautoclave


Composites connect with the world of cabling

Composite cables prove they can handle high tension - on land, over water and under the sea.
#cuttingtools #braiding #adhesives


Tough 3-D Panel Process Combines Technologies

Automated process produces impact-resistant panels for transportation and other applications.
#windblades #aramidfiber #layup


Pultruded Composites Span Infrastructure Gaps

Pre-engineered deck and superstructure systems are finding their niche in many locations around the world.
#outofautoclave #marketing #infrastructure


Fuel Economy Drives Big Rig Composites

A variety of materials and processing methods are lightweighting and economizing trucks and trailers in the commercial freight arena.
#aramidfiber #adhesives #bulkmoldingcompound


Pultruded Heavy Commercial Window an Industry First

Composites add strength and insulating value, improving occupant comfort and reducing energy cost.



The benefits of composite materials are well established in concrete reinforcement and construction.
#outofautoclave #sizing #frprebar