CAMX Connection – October

CompositesWorld Story Looking back on CAMX 2019 CAMX 2019 has come and gone, and it was another successful show and conference. If you were not able to attend, the best way to get up to speed quickly on the events, presentations and technologies you missed is to review the CAMX Show Daily. Read more. CAMX Embraces the Future of Composites! …

CAMX Connection – September 2019

CAMX 2019: Exhibit previews, part 2 CAMX 2019 is just around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking about what you will encounter on the show floor. This is part two of a two-part series that previews some of the products, technologies and services that will be on display. Read more. Vicki Holt, President and CEO Protolabs – GENERAL …

CAMX Connection – August 2019

Opportunities, challenges for composites in future aircraft As the commercial aerospace sector prepares for a new round of major program launches, the question of where and how composites will be applied weighs heavily on the supply chain. Read more. Find Resources to Form the Future at CAMX Let your imagination run wild at CAMX. With advanced materials innovators, global suppliers …

CAMX Connection – July 22, 2019

Natural fiber composites: What’s holding them back? Natural fiber reinforcements have been available for some time, but factors such as compatibility with current processes and geographic availability continue to limit widespread use. Read more. Register for CAMX Before Rates Increase Next Month! Get your free CAMX Exhibit Hall pass today for access to see and touch materials firsthand, watch process …

CAMX Connection – June 10, 2019

Chopped Carbon Fiber, Polyamide and Innovation Redefine the Modern Pickup Truck Bed CarbonPro, the first thermoplastic composite box, boosts damage resistance, reduces mass 28 kg, scales to high production volumes. Read more. CAMX Welcomes Various Industries Who benefits from more composites knowledge and industry connections? Almost every manufacturing industry. Advanced materials and manufacturing leaders from around the world are registering …

CAMX Connection – May 16, 2019

Zero Waste: Recycling Prepreg, Thermoplastic Tape Offal One challenge to kitting prepreg fabrics or unidirectional (UD) tapes is figuring out what to do with trimmings that are too small or whose fibers are incorrectly aligned for reuse in another project. A new technology aims to increase the efficiency of thermoplastic tape offal recycling. Read More. CAMX – Where We Form …

CAMX Connection – April 18, 2019

Spar-forming for next-generation commercial aircraft By adapting its Automated Stiffener Forming (ASF) technology to build spars directly in female molds, Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems anticipates dramatic drops in cycle time and manufacturing cost for commercial aircraft structures of the future. More. Find the Materials and Technology of the Future at CAMX! Register now for CAMX and be a part of …

CAMX Connection – March 26, 2019

Continuous-fiber 3D printing moves into production With patents proliferating and production applications emerging, 3D printing with continuous fiber reinforcement is poised for significant market growth. Real and potential applications for the technology are substantial. More. We Form the Future! CAMX—the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo—brings together the ideas, science, and business connections that are creating the materials and products of …

CAMX Connection – February 21, 2019

Composites in fire Composites are evolving quickly to meet dynamic and demanding fire-resistance requirements in ships, rail cars and battery boxes for electric cars and aircraft. More. Be A Part of the Future of Composites CAMX 2019 is the ideal place to present your latest product developments, applications, and research, and be recognized as an industry leader among colleagues and …

CAMX Connection – December 13, 2018

Composites in Space Tourism Virgin Galactic’s WhiteKnightTwo will carry its SpaceShipTwo to launch position, then rocket passengers to suborbital space for a heavenly view of Earth. Composites make it possible and are used extensively in the carrier aircraft and the spaceship itself. More. Luncheon Focuses on Composites Growing Potential CAMX 2018 concluded with a closing luncheon and panel session featuring …