Optimizing AFP for complex-cored CFRP fuselage
Automated process cuts emissions, waste and cost for lightweight RACER helicopter side shells.
Drawing design cues from nature: Designing for biomimetic composites, Part 2
As biomimetic design continues to inform composites manufacturing, technologies like 3D printing, tailored fiber placement, braiding and filament winding prove strong candidates for making these structures a reality.
High glass transition temperature, 100% bio-based thermoset resins for space composites
With the European Commission Restrictions Roadmap soon banning entire classes of chemical substances found in fossil fuel-based synthetic polymers, the space industry is looking to a chemical combination to produce competitive thermoset resins.
Inside Teijin’s thermoplastic tape expansion
Teijin is qualifying its second thermoplastic tape line in Heinsberg, Germany, that will significantly expand the company’s presence in this material segment.
Jeff Sloan: As 2023 begins, a look back at trending CW topics in 2022
Jan Schafer: Composites Index rebounds in November
Daniel Adams: Notched testing of sandwich composites: The sandwich open-hole compression test
Ginger Gardiner : ZeroAvia advances to certify ZA600 in 2025, launch ZA2000 with liquid hydrogen in 2027
Hannah Mason: CFRP telescopic mast technology adds height, performance to mobile police surveillance
Grace Nehls: University of Maine unveils 100% bio-based 3D-printed home
Grace Nehls: OCSiAl graphene nanotubes enhance dielectric properties of GFRP pipes
Grace Nehls: Diab Divinycell HM foam lightweights Mayla 44 electric powerboat
Grace Nehls: €34 million Series A advances Fairmat composite materials recycling goals
Grace Nehls: Swinburne AIR Hub partners with NIAR to drive local, international aerospace innovations
Grace Nehls: Airbus, ArianeGroup sign transition batch contract for Ariane 6 launch vehicles
Grace Nehls: Archer Aviation sets ambitious target to build 250 eVTOLs in 2025