Carbon Fibers

Strohm secures second “Jumpers on Demand” contract from ExxonMobil

On-site service includes readily available 24+ carbon fiber-reinforced PA12 jumpers to be installed at depths of 1,700 meters for water and gas (WAG) application.   


Magnolia Advanced Materials adhesive added to quality product listing for Lockheed Martin

Magnolia 6389 A/B is a carbon fiber-filled epoxy designed for use as a liquid shim gap filler in composite applications that meets Lockheed’s specification requirements.  

Carbon Fibers

Elroy Air secures $2 billion in VTOL purchases, transitions to new flight testing facility

The composite Chapparal VTOL manufacturer signed an agreement with LCI for a purchase of up to 40 vehicles, advances into full-scale ground and flight testing with a new facility and hangar.  

Special Edition: Next Gen Aerospace

A glimpse at the materials and processes that will be on the table as next-generation aircraft are developed.

Videos / Podcasts

Natural Fibers

Lingrove plant-based ekoa composite featured in Hyundai Palisade concept vehicle

Carbon-neutral biocomposite enables interactive doorspear with look and feel of wood while protecting trees, enabling transparency and capacitive touch for futuretech.

Urban Air Mobility

Norco to build fuselage, wings and composite components for Skyfly eVTOL aircraft

Skyfly aims to achieve a complete airframe weight of just 220 kilograms, in addition to low-cost, accurate and reliable repeatability of manufacture for series production progression.  


Optimizing AFP for complex-cored CFRP fuselage

Automated process cuts emissions, waste and cost for lightweight RACER helicopter side shells.

Natural Fibers

Super Formula, Bcomp announce sustainable fiber composite bodywork

Japan’s premiere single-seater race series confirms hybrid composite parts for SF23 chassis as part of Next 50 plan.  

Carbon Fibers

We Are One announces new Convergence carbon fiber rims, wheels

Boston Materials ZRT composite films are featured in the twisted-shape bicycle rim, enhancing strength, durability and light weight.  

Carbon Fibers

Thermoset-thermoplastic joining, natural fibers enable sustainability-focused brake cover

Award-winning motorcycle brake disc cover showcases potential for KTM Technologies’ Conexus joining technology and flax fiber composites.
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Plant tour: Avel Robotics, Lorient, France

From AFP hydrofoils to more efficient aircraft parts, Avel uses digital design, multiprocess production and a rule-breaking approach for complex 4D composites.

Carbon Fibers

Continuum targets facility capacity, transforms composite materials to advance wind blade recycling

The Denmark company details a CO2-neutral transformation technology to make 100% recyclable wind blades, plans to build six recycling facilities.  


Arris Composites wins 2023 BIG Innovation Award

The composites manufacturer is recognized for the third year in a row, spotlighting next-gen carbon fiber plates for running shoes.  


REGEN Fiber launches eco-friendly wind blade recycling process

REGEN Fiber’s sustainable recycling process keeps wind blades out of landfills by converting them into raw materials for use in asphalt, composite products and more.  


Chantiers de l’Atlantique reveals 66-meter, all-composite SolidSail mast

A technological feat, the large carbon fiber mast prototype targets the Silenseas sailing liner and sailing cargo ships for up to 40% reduction in CO2 emissions.  


INN-PAEK project to develop 100% recyclable, lightweight thermoplastic flange wheels for future aircraft

The AITIIP Technology Center leads this research with partner Liebherr Group to develop a technology by June 2023 that contributes to more sustainable, eco-friendly production systems.  


Lingrove plant-based ekoa composite featured in Hyundai Palisade concept vehicle

Carbon-neutral biocomposite enables interactive doorspear with look and feel of wood while protecting trees, enabling transparency and capacitive touch for futuretech.


Glass Fibers

Avient polyketone-based materials offer additional sustainable alternatives to polyamides

Complēt PKE long fiber-reinforced engineered thermoplastics, available with 30-50% long glass fiber, broaden application options, even in cold environments.  

Carbon Fibers

Markforged Simulation software features virtual testing capability

Virtual testing validates the strength of advanced composite parts and automatically optimizes print parameters to help lower cost and speed production.  


PRF Composite Materials introduces RP570 FR eXpress cure prepreg system

Ultra-fast, fire-retardant formulation targets snap cure press molding of structural components.  


Cygnet Texkimp develops high-tension carbon fiber overwrapping solution

Fiber winding technology achieves greater power at higher rotating speeds via high-tension composite wrapping, resulting in enhanced fiber-volume ratio, dimensional stability and lighter parts.  


CAMX 2022 exhibit preview: Solvay

Fast-curing epoxy surfacing film SolvaLite SF200 generates a smooth surface and Class-A finish desired in composite automotive applications.  

Compression Molding

CAMX 2022 exhibit preview: Wickert Hydraulic Presses USA

Wickert Hydraulic Presses showcases its custom hydraulic presses and fully automated press systems for demanding composite manufacturing solutions.