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Published: 5/11/2020

Material choices for the Corvette rear bumper beam
From fabrics to resins, a number of new combinations of materials went into the making of the world’s first curved pultruded automotive part.

Published: 5/5/2020

Curve in the road: First curved pultruded auto parts
Thomas Technik + Innovation KG’s radius pultrusion process unlocks new possibilities for the automotive market and beyond.

Published: 1/28/2020

The coming decade: Clarity with a strong dose of uncertainty
Columnist Dale Brosius considers the potential and uncertain role of composites in aerospace, automotive and other markets in the coming decade.

Published: 1/13/2020

The markets: Construction (2020)
Composites materials advance construction projects globally, including combinations of wood and carbon fiber, foldable composites and more.

Published: 1/10/2020

The markets: Civil infrastructure (2020)
Aging infrastructure continues to offer a potentially huge market for composite materials. According to a 2019 report from the American Road and Transportation Builders Association, more than 47,000 bridges in the U.S. are in poor condition and in n...

Published: 12/20/2019

IACMI: Driving innovation in the advanced composites industry
Since its start in 2015, the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) has come a long way in its mission of advancing composites innovation. CTO Uday Vaidya reflects on the past five years.

Published: 11/21/2019

FRP, pultrusion enable mobile Antarctic habitat module
Constructed of fire-retardant fiberglass-reinforced polyurethane walls and pultruded beams, the self contained living unit is designed to withstand extreme Antarctic weather conditions.

Published: 4/30/2019

Ballistic panels protect school
A composites manufacturer has developed military-grade pultruded panels that are being used to protect schools in case of violent intruders.

Published: 4/8/2019

Skeleton design enables more competitive composite autostructures
New approach combines thermoplastic pultrusions with injection overmolding in a two-step, 75-second process.

Published: 3/29/2019

JEC World 2019 briefs
JEC briefs on Bindatex, FILL, Solvay, Henkel, Web Industries, Cobra, PolyOne, GKN Fokker, Thomas Technik + Innovation and Hyosung Advanced Materials.