Composite Fabrication Methods

July 26, 2016

Various methods of composite manufacture offer various benefits – some methods allow for large amounts of production in a short time while others offer low startup and materials costs. An engineer must make a smart choice when determining which composite fabrication process will yield the best results.

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Corrosion and Composites Headlines, July 1 - 15

July 18, 2016

In order to stay on top of the latest industry news, we’re always scouring the web for articles on corrosion and composites. Here are the interesting articles we found during the first half of July, 2016.

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Composites in Aerospace

July 14, 2016

The growing pressure to increase fuel-efficiency, reduce costs and increase margins, has pushed the aerospace industry to nearly double its use of composites every five years. These advanced materials allow aircraft to shed weight while maintaining the strength required for safe flight.

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Cavitation Corrosion

July 12, 2016

Cavitation occurs when vapor cavities, or bubbles, form in a liquid. When the bubbles eventually implode, a shock wave causes cyclic stress and fatigue on the inside of pipes and vessels, dramatically shortening its lifetime.

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Sandwich-structured Composites

July 07, 2016

Sandwich-structured composites are easier to manufacturer and can provide both a higher strength against bending and a lower density when used instead of traditional materials and are commonly used in high-demand applications.

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