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.
Features

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.

New Product Announcements
New Product

New blast resistant fabric from Porcher Industries

New para-aramid based fabric has been developed to provide soldiers with an extra level of protection against improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in garments worn next to the skin.