Defense

Some of the earliest applications of composite materials took place in defense applications, including fighter jets, helicopters and watercraft. This vital end market continues to be a materials innovator an early adopter of new composites manufacturing technologies.
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Trace: A simple, must-have tool

This recently discovered constant in laminate calculations can put designing with CFRP materials on par with designing with metals.
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Antiballistic composites: Course corrections

Changes in the military theater are rewriting the script for composites in ballistic protection applications.

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New prepreg material designed for advanced radome systems

Park Electrochemical Corp.’s RadarWave materials are said to exhibit transmissivity properties similar to those of higher cost materials used to manufacture advanced radome systems.