Flat Tires Are a Wheel Problem, Get a Hoverbike

American aerospace company, Aerofex Corp, has developed a new hoverbike prototype that could certainly win the approval of Jedi-master Yoda and has already made many Star Wars fans interested in the new...

New Exoskeleton Yields Superhuman Strength

Move over Tony Stark, Raytheon just released its second generation Exoskeleton, the XOS 2. Exoskeletal robotics used to augment human movement are becoming increasingly widespread as places like Japan, Korea...
Advaero HVARTM carbon fiber helicopter shaft cover (photo right) and the comparable aluminum part (photo left).

Small Ply, Huge Impact

If two elephants were suspended at the same time by a thin composite strip one-tenth of an inch thick and one inch wide, what are the chances they would break the strip and fall? According to Advaero...

Composite Giants Broke the Navy Trend

Less than a decade ago the U.S. Navy invested in metal ships and purchased small composite components for mine hunters and airplanes. In 2008, everything changed. Now the U.S. Navy is investing in the largest...

Military Composites Make an Impact, Saving Lives

George Tunis is the owner of Hardwire LLC, a composite ballistic armor manufacturer based in Pocomoke, Md. His first experience with composites was in the 8th grade making skate boards. Later, he built...
composite humvee chimney

Battlefield Ready

In every market segment of the composite industry there are advancements that bring change and adaption in order to remain competitive and increase market awareness. This is especially true in the case of the...