News - 27 Sep 2017
Boeing has given a $600,000 grant to the University of Texas at Arlington to test composite components that officials believe will pave the way towards longer-lasting aircraft as well as help identify...
News - 16 Dec 2014
NASA’s Super Guppy plane has hauled a huge composite fuselage cross-section from Long Beach, California to the Langley Research Center in Virginia for testing. This plane resembles a giant...
News - 18 Aug 2012
ITT Exelis has opened its composite design and production center in Salt Lake City, Utah, expanding capacity and improving automation capability for sophisticated military and commercial composite...
News - 5 Mar 2013
At this year’s JEC Europe show Hexcel is celebrating its 65th anniversary and continuing to lead with innovations in composite materials.
Visitors to the Hexcel stand at JEC will discover...
A video clip showing how composites are replacing many of today's materials. In particular aircraft wing structure are now commonly made of carbon fibre composite layers held together by epoxy resisn...
News - 4 Jul 2005
The UK’s capability in aerospace technology was strengthened today when GKN’s new Advanced Composites Facility was opened by the Rt Hon Alun Michael MP, Minister of State for Industry and...
News - 29 Apr 2013
At this year’s SAMPE USA show Hexcel continues to showcase its innovation leadership in composite materials. Visitors to the Hexcel booth at SAMPE will discover some of the latest developments...
Article - 24 Feb 2014
Blake Juhl, Director of Sales and Marketing at Evonik, gives an overview of the properties and applications of ROHACELL rigid foam and an introduction to the new ROHACELL HERO product.
News - 1 Aug 2016
Vibrations from a bus engine can sometimes be felt uncomfortably strongly through the seats. Similarly, vibrations from the propellers or rotors in propeller aircraft and helicopters can make the...
News - 1 Oct 2015
Airbus Helicopters is replacing aluminum in a fitting in the aircraft door of the Airbus A350-900 with a high-modulus, carbon fiber-reinforced high performance polymer. The brackets, now manufactured...