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‘Concordia University Professor Uses 4-D Printing To Manufacture …’

Composites Manufacturing Magazine 2April 9, 2018

Concordia University professor and engineer Suong Van Hoa has developed a quicker 4-D printing method for manufacturing composite materials. In regular 4-D printing one creates objects with a 3-D printer that change shape over time once they39re removed from the printer. The fourth dimension is an ...

‘Navistar Invests In Weight-saving Composite Materials’

Heavy Vehicles April 8, 2018

They also hope to reduce the number of body parts required on the vehicle and extend vehicle life with the use of non-corrosive materials. There was no word on exactly when the composite material supply deal will commence and when we will start seeing the components on trucks either in the U.S. or ...

‘Top Factors Driving The Global Medical Composite Materials Market …’

Business Wire (press release) 1April 8, 2018

Technavio has published a new market research report on the global medical composite materials market from 2018-2022. ... LONDON--BUSINESS WIRE--Technavio market research analysts forecast the global medical composite materials market to grow at a CAGR of close to 7 during the period ...

‘The Composite Cutting Craft’

Aerospace Manufacturing magazine (press release) April 6, 2018

In this QampA Dr Peter Mller-Hummel senior manager business development aerospace and composites at Mapal discusses with Ed Hill Hihow the company has developed new tools for drilling holes in advanced materials used in aerospace. What particular problems for cutting tools do composite ...

‘The Challenges Of Bonding Composite Materials’

Design Products & Applications (press release) 1April 6, 2018

Composites are two or more materials with very different physical or chemical properties combined in such a way to give properties superior to those of the constituent elements. Many types of plastics can be reinforced often with fibres and this combination can produce some of the strongest materials for ...

‘Concordia 4D Printing Makes Moldless Composites Faster And Cheaper’

3D Printing Industry April 5, 2018

3D printing composite materials without the use of molds is highly valuable to manufacturers seeking innovative lightweight and strong components. By cutting out the middle man businesses can save time and money when delivering products to customers across a broad range of industries.

‘Professor Uses 4D Printing To Manufacture Curved Composites …’

3DPrint.com April 5, 2018

Normally several steps are required in manufacturing a part like a composite leaf spring a lightweight shock absorber in vehicles. To make a S-shaped piece an S-shaped mold would need to be made out of a solid material like metal. Then a reinforcing fabric pre-impregnated with a resin system would ...

‘Magna And GACC Partner To Produce Composite Liftgates’

CompositesWorld 1April 3, 2018

These liftgate modules can achieve up to 25 mass savings over steel versions and are delivered as complete assemblies to the customer. Composite materials allow for greater design flexibility with deeper draws and tighter radii. Additional benefits of Magna39s full-system assembly and delivery approach ...

‘Marine-i Highlights Exciting Future For Composite Materials’

NETCOMPOSITES 1April 3, 2018

8220Recent advances in manufacturing methods have seen the advent of a new generation of composite materials such as new thermoplastics carbon fibre-based composites and even 39self-healing39 compositesquot says Alex Whatley Knowledge Exchange Manager at the University of Plymouth the lead ...

‘Threat Of Trade War Could Be Boost For Composite Material’

GSA Business 1April 3, 2018

Some of the major manufacturing leaders in the Upstate are remaining tight-lipped about the effects of tariffs and a possible trade war but one university professor thinks it could be the time for manufacturers to explore the value of composite materials. Srikanth Pilla of Clemson University said cost is the ...

‘Global Aerospace Composite Materials Market 2018-2023 Regional …’

Business Services 1April 1, 2018

The Aerospace Composite Materials Market Research Report is a valuable source of insightful data for business strategies.It provides the Aerospace Composite Materials industry overview with growth analysis and historical amp futuristic cost revenue demand and supply data as applicable. The research ...

‘Carbon Fibre Composite Materials Market Overview, Growth …’

The Truth Today March 30, 2018

Latest research study from HTF MI with title United States Carbon Fibre Composite Materials by Manufacturers Regions Type and Application Forecast to 2023. The Research report presents a complete assessment of the market and contains Future trend Current Growth Factors attentive opinions facts ...

‘Composite Materials Market Size, Top Manufactures, Cost …’

Business Services 1March 29, 2018

The Composite Materials market report is a complete an in-depth analysis of the current state of global and regional Composite Materials markets including definitions classifications applications and industry chain structure. The research report provides an informative and statistically evaluated data about ...

‘Gripping Composite Test Specimens: Options And Guidance’

CompositesWorld March 29, 2018

Regardless of the type of mechanical test being performed on composite materials load introduction into the test specimen is among the biggest challenges. Fiber-reinforced composites have relatively high strengths when loaded in the fiber direction and thus relatively high forces must be transferred into ...

‘JEC World 2018: The Highlights’

CompositesWorld March 28, 2018

An interesting collaboration was announced at the show between CG TEC Spalt Germany and Refitech Waalwijk Netherlands two providers with a long history of producing client-specific industrial composite solutions in a wide range of application areas using a wide range of composite materials and processes.

‘EconCore Expands Continuous Production Of Thermoplastic …’

Plastics Technology (blog) March 28, 2018

The process makes it possible to create extremely cost-effective finished composite sandwich materials by inline bonding of skins to the honeycomb. Thermoplastic honeycomb cores for composites provide a performance-to-weight ratio that is very difficult to achieve with other types of core materials.

‘CRP Group Uses SLS 3D Printing And Windform Materials To Make …’

3DPrint.com 1March 27, 2018

That39s why CRP Technology used its durable Windform RL rubber-like composite material for the soft seat of the first prototype 8211 the thermoplastic elastomer simulates foam and its mechanical characteristics are well-suited for 3D printing applications where flexibility and complex geometries are required.

‘R-TECH Materials Celebrates 10 Years Of Testing Composites For …’

NETCOMPOSITES 1March 27, 2018

Being inherently light and damage resistant composite materials have been used for several decades to manufacture all manner of marine vessels from the hulls of super yachts to top side structures for large ships. There has also been a growing use of composites on military ships such as the French La ...

‘R-Tech Materials Celebrates 10 Years Of Testing Marine Composites’

CompositesWorld March 26, 2018

R-TECH Materials Port Talbot UK announced March 20 it is celebrating its tenth year of testing composites for the marine industry. The polymer and composites laboratory has worked with several key players in the marine industry including Lloyd39s Register 8211 one of the world39s leading providers of professional services for ...

‘Marine-i Highlights Future For Composite Materials’

Maritime Journal 1March 26, 2018

The UK39s next Marine-i Discovery Room event will shine a spotlight on composite materials and the vital role they will play in the marine industry in future. The event titled Composite materials 8211 sector challenges and opportunities for innovation takes place on Monday 30th April at St Austell Business Park ...

‘Global Aerospace Composite Materials Market 2018-2023 By …’

Business Services 1March 25, 2018

This Aerospace Composite Materials Market revise in-depth Research of the Market condition and the competitive analysis globally. It Analyses the main factors of the Aerospace Composite Materials market based on Current Market situations Manufacturers Performance and Market Share Forecast etc.

‘Ford Has Patented A Polymer Composite Cylinder Head’

The Drive 1March 24, 2018

Ford has been working with composites for quite some time now to develop a powerplant out of materials other than just metal. In 2016 Ford showed a one-off 1.0 liter EcoBoost engine that utilized carbon fiber injection molding for its cylinder head reducing overall engine weight by 15. Though this ...

‘Researchers Push Limits In High-temp, Polymer-additive Manufacturing’

Dayton Daily News 1March 23, 2018

Researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory have demonstrated the ability to additively manufacture high-temperature polymer composites for use in extreme environments. The material made with carbon fiber infused polymer resin and selective laser sintering has potential use in engine ...

‘The Carbon Fibre Composite Materials Market Is Growing At A CAGR …’

Business Services 1March 23, 2018

Global Carbon Fibre Composite Materials market research is an intelligence report with meticulous efforts undertaken to study the right and valuable information. The data which has been looked upon is done considering both the existing top players and the upcoming competitors. Business strategies of ...