Article - 10 May 2004
Superplank from Creative Pultrusions is a fibre reinforced alternative to timber decking. Properties and applications are described. Posted May 2004
Article - 30 Aug 2002
Laser forming is a deposition process which can produce titanium parts directly from CAD drawings. It has advantages over casting and machining in certain applications. The process, advantages,...
Article - 23 May 2001
Aluminium, glass reinforced plastics and fibre reinforced composites are the main materials used in small commercial marine craft. Each of these materials has its place in the industry and its...
Article - 26 Jul 2005
BAE Systems have built one of the most advanced aircarft structures. The 4.5m carbon fibre fuselage section has been made in a single piece eliminating the need for fasteners. Fibre placement was the...
Article - 6 May 2013
Commercially pure aluminium / aluminum is a silverish white, lustrous metal. The outstanding characteristic of this metal its light weight.
Article - 7 Sep 2001
Electron beam curing is a viable and advantageous alternative to thermal curing for polymer matrix composites. Although it requires special materials it is faster, cheaper, can be used on thicker...
Article - 3 Sep 2019
This article discusses how to prevent flooding and erosion with Fiber Reinforced Plastic.
Article - 5 Dec 2018
In this article, we examine fiber optic cables and probe installation guidelines, including dereeling and cable pulling, for use in spectroscopic analysis.
Article - 11 Dec 2017
For over sixty years, TRB have been making use of lightweight composite materials to deliver innovative solutions.
Article - 29 May 2015
The fuselage is the principal structure of an aircraft and the part to which all other units attach. It supplies room for the crew, passengers, freight, accessories and other important equipment.