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Published: 4/2/2019

Spar forming simplified
Adapting its Automated Stiffener Forming (ASF) technology to build spars directly in female molds, Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems anticipates dramatic drops in cycle time and manufacturing cost.

Published: 4/1/2019

Reaping the benefits: Composites use grows in agricultural equipment
Multiple trends support composites advances in this huge but fragmented market.

Published: 3/21/2019

IDEC uses additive manufacturing to cut composite tooling costs
IDEC explains how Stratasys 3D printing helped the company cut the time, cost and material waste involved with traditional composite molding.

Published: 10/26/2018

CAMX 2018: Big changes coming
3D printing goes thermoset, pultrusion aims at automotive, a polyester resin with Tg>250°C and much more from the Dallas exhibit floor.

Published: 10/23/2018

IBEX 2018: Growth, 3D printing and thermoplastic composites in the marine industry
Sustainability was the fourth trend, including recycling end-of-life fiberglass boats.

Published: 10/18/2018

Low-profile, high-performance manufacturer
 Advanced Composite Products & Technology Inc. provides innovative and cost-efficient composite solutions to some of the most difficult and demanding real world applications.

Published: 7/9/2018

It’s time to plan your Wisconsin trip: Oshkosh 2018 is coming
The annual EAA AirVenture event is an air show/aircraft exhibition/trade show/learning opportunity/history lesson/concert venue/giant campout/Wisconsin bratfest and more. As in past years, composites industry expert and CW contributor Russ Eman...

Published: 4/4/2018

Composites at AeroDef 2018
Highlights from the Aerospace Defense Manufacturing Conference – AeroDef 2018 include new technologies for tooling, drilling/machining and inspection of advanced composites.

Published: 1/25/2018

CW Talks catches up with Chuck Miller
The founder of tooling board manufacturer Coastal Enterprises explains how he went from engineering solutions for the the Saturn V rocket launch vehicle in the mid-1960s to making polyurethane boards for tool proofing.

Published: 12/21/2017

CAMX 2017: Highlights from the floor
3D printing and nanotechnology developments promise to cut time and cost in composite structures production while recycling and sustainability continue to grow in importance.