Composites used to be one of many material options across industries and applications, but that's not the case anymore.
Joby’s contract with the U.S. Air Force is now valued at up to $131 million following a $55 million extension that includes provision of up to nine Joby aircraft, two of which will be delivered to Edwards Air Force Base.
Additive manufacturing compression molding (AMCM), co-developed with ORNL, combines robotic AM and continuous fiber technologies to revolutionize high-volume composites manufacturing.
ATC will provide expertise in thermoplastic composites manufacturing to NASA’s Hi-Rate Composite Aircraft Manufacturing (HiCAM) project.
Designed for use in high-temperature composite applications, the NTB-500 BMI resin system from NEXX Technologies is said to be available for use on all fabrics and unidirectional tapes.
Ministry of Defence awards £656 million to BAE Systems for Tempest next-generation combat aircraft program.
AIMPLAS and TNO study analyzed 12 methods for six different biocomposites. Solvolysis and pyrolysis proved the two most promising alternatives tested in large-scale production at a pilot plant.