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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: 1/15/2018

Fold-to-form CFRP battery boxes, HP-RTM wishbones
Williams new EV platform demos 223 composite forming process and £20 suspension arms using recycled carbon fiber.

Published: 11/30/2017

Live from 2017 Carbon Fiber conference
Automation, 3D printing and thermoplastics herald a new future for carbon fiber composites.

Published: 10/22/2017

Automated preforming: Intelligent automation in pick-and-place systems
Layups go industrial with hand-like grippers that can fold fabric or prepreg into corners and robot-mounted cameras that inspect from fabric to cut plies to fiber gaps in final preforms.

Published: 10/2/2017

Automated Preforming: Drapability simulation and a Holistic Quality Optimization
Simulation and testing key to integrated approach for optimization of automated preforming, offering time and cost savings as well as basis for automated quality inspection.

Published: 9/28/2017

Pressure sensors for high volume RTM molding
A new Work in Progress article examines the use of in-mold pressure sensors to control mold filling in high-pressure resin transfer molding (HP-RTM). 

Published: 7/13/2017

Center for mass production of lightweight composites
German R&D center brings together 8 institutes and more than 80 companies from 120 countries to help industrialize composite parts production.

Published: 3/24/2017

JEC 2017 – Aiming for Industrialization
The exhibit floor in Paris reflected composites’ move toward high-rate and high-volume production.

Published: 2/7/2017

Seriforge: A new paradigm for composite preforms
Silicon Valley startup aims to produce complex 3D carbon fiber preforms with z-axis reinforcement at mass production scale using automated processing lines.

Published: 12/8/2016

Recyclable epoxy proven in HP-RTM
Recyclamine hardener performs well in global processing trials and cradle-to-cradle recycling demo.