Month: August 2015

The FAA is re-evaluating the flammability testing used to certify Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner after reports that the resins used in the composite materials provided “fuel for the fire” on the parked aircraft at Heathrow back in 2013. The report conducted ...

Watch this guys first attempt at making his own carbon fibre hydrofoil and board. From sanding, laminating and vacuuming the 6 min video jump cuts its way through the process with the final shots taken on the board itself.

Airbus has announced that assembly has begun in Broughton, North Wales on the wings for the first Airbus A350–1000. The wing has the same span of the company’s current A350–900 but 90% of the parts have been modified for the ...

Looks like BMW is transferring its carbon fibre knowledge from four wheels to two. according to Motorcycle news, the German automaker has just patented designs for two carbon fibre motorbike frames, along with plans for assembly. While BMW’s carbon-fibre beam ...

Teijin has opened a new Technology Development Centre at its Matsuyama Factory in Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan to serve as a central base for developing high-performance materials. Integrating advanced fibres development functions previously handled by the Osaka Research Centre, as ...

Meggitt has agreed to acquire the advanced composites businesses of Cobham plc for US$200 million Cobham develops and produces engineered aerospace composite engine components , radomes and complex secondary structures. The Businesses will be integrated into Meggitt Polymers & Composites ...

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