Designing Composites for Fire-retardant Applications

There are a wide variety of composite applications being developed that require good fire-retardant performance. Many of these applications mandate the use of their own unique fire tests. An Ashland study...

Beyond the Boomers

As baby boomers retire, manufacturers are turning to innovative workforce programs to find the next generation of composites professionals. On shop floors across America, composites industry workers are...

Novel Sensors Could Enable Smarter Textiles

A team of engineers at the University of Delaware is developing next-generation smart textiles by creating flexible carbon nanotube composite coatings on a wide range of fibers, including cotton, nylon and...