The 45-story One South First building, on the 11-acre Domino Park campus in Brooklyn, N.Y., features a geometrically complex concrete facade made, in part, with composite molds fabricated using large-format additive manufacturing.
Toray TC346 prepreg resin system offers high compression strength, interlaminar shear strength and more for the automotive and motorsport markets.
IACMI, SAERTEX, SAMPE and Tooling Tech Group announce new hires in the composites industry.
Composite tooling specialist’s online portal, distributed manufacturing network and automated tool design helped optimize CFRP molding tools and timeline.
Companies across the composites industry supply chain share how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their businesses, and how they are available to help.
Unlike automotive driveshafts, automotive output shafts cannot leverage shaft length as a factor when making the case for composites. Instead, other beneficial features have made a composite output shaft able to compete with metal shafts, especially in electric vehicles.
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Gert de Roover, building, construction and infrastructure manager at Exel Composites, explains why composite materials contribute to the drive for greener buildings.
The Composites for Europe trade show, scheduled for November in Stuttgart, will focus on composites manufacturing in the Germany-Austria-Switzerland region.
The AACOMA project supports the development of advanced composite manufacturing in the Euregio Meuse-Rhine (EMR) region beginning in 2023.
Boeing-led parts trials explore infusion, compression molding and thermoplastics, offering lessons and supply chain options to better compete with aluminum.
In May 2020, CW is launching Digital Demos, a new on-demand product that provides composites industry suppliers a channel to introduce new products and technologies to the CW audience of designers and fabricators. This video briefly explains it.
The first quarter of 2020 saw U.S. wind project installations rise 117% compared to Q1 2019.
Blue Origins, Dynetics and SpaceX are developing human landing systems concepts for Artemis’s 2024 moon mission.
Eliminates drilling holes with lap shear 60% higher than bolted joints and almost twice that of bonded joints.
Senior Editor, CompositesWorld
The 237,000-square-foot production facility in St. George, Utah, U.S. will enable increased production capacity for the Canada-based company.
The Germany-based company has added polybenzimidazole (PBI) and thermosetting polyimide (PI-s) to its product families.
The first of three prototypes, the Loyal Wingman’s artificial intelligence application and its use of composites soars above the milestone set for unmanned aircraft.
The new verification allows the materials to be used in all DNV GL classed vessels.
The move centralizes the company’s North American R&D and customer service activities, with a focus on faster response times and increased output.
Gurit helps demonstrate resin saving and dynamic performance of thermoformed Corecell foam core.
Efforts to locally and globally collaborate in order to address industry issues and stimulate innovation are becoming essential conversations during the coronavirus pandemic.
Contributing Writer, Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI)
Rapid dispatch design uses LitePan composite structural insulated panels and LiteTex thermoplastic composite laminates.
The companies demonstrate cost-competitive series production of structural composite parts using carbon fiber/PEKK materials and additive manufacturing.
The agreement promotes a long-term strategic collaboration between Firefly Aerospace and Spaceflight Inc. to address increasing demand in the commercial small-satellite market.
EU-funded research is developing technology to meet deicing challenge with lower power consumption, greater efficiency and lower system weight.
Fiber-reinforced polymer (FPR) is applied to pedestrian bridge infrastructure in Atlanta. The corrosion-resistant composite minimizes maintenance and provides a more durable surface.
Solvay and Boeing combine aerospace performance with process knowledge for high-rate, low-cost composites production.