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ACMA�s Composites Branding Campaign a �Catalyst for Change�
ACMA�s Composites Branding Campaign a �Catalyst for Change�
A popular spot in CAMX�s Innovation Park is the Presentation Theater, where attendees have gathered to hear more than a dozen presentations on topics ranging from additive manufacturing to composites bonding and opportunities in the United Kingdom. Kim...
Dr. Zhengrong Shi Introduces eArche: A Breakthrough Composite Solar Panel
Dr. Zhengrong Shi Introduces eArche: A Breakthrough Composite Solar Panel
Dr. Zhengrong Shi, an Australian businessman known as the �Sun King,� has introduced eArche, a super flexible, ultrathin solar panel�that could stretch along building facades, atop buses, or on top of carports to charge electric cars. According to Shi,...
UK Set to Construct World�s First Modular GFRP Bridge
UK Set to Construct World�s First Modular GFRP Bridge
UK-based design consultancy Arup and bridge specialist Mabey announced they have delivered the world�s first modular, rapid-assembly glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) bridge.
Airbus Perlan 2 Reaches its Highest Altitude to Date
Airbus Perlan 2 Reaches its Highest Altitude to Date
Last week, Airbus� Perlan Mission II glider broke its own altitude record by reaching 30,615 feet while flying over the Sierra Nevada mountains. The mission is part of Airbus� initiative to eventually fly the glider without an engine to the edge of spa...
New Radar Scanner from Fraunhofer can Detect Defects in Wind Turbine Blades
New Radar Scanner from Fraunhofer can Detect Defects in Wind Turbine Blades
In order to help increase wind turbine efficiency, the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF has developed an innovative radar scanner that can detect defects in composite wind turbine blades with more accuracy. By visualizing the de...
Vienna Researchers Develop Composite Curing Formula that Works Underwater
Vienna Researchers Develop Composite Curing Formula that Works Underwater
Researchers at Technische Universit�t Wien (TU-Wien) in Vienna, Austria, have developed a �special formula� that allows epoxy-based composites to cure underwater.�The research group, headed up by Professor Robert Liska, has developed additives that are...