3D Printing Used to Make Carbon Fiber Printing Robot

Basia Dżaman, a student at Poznań, Poland’s School of Form, has created a machine that can print and weave carbon fiber.  Dżaman modified robots by KUKA, a renowned industrial manufacturer, by adding...
Four members of CERN’s 3,000-person Large Hadron Collider team survey the enormous particle accelerator during installation of the CFRP component (the bar with the “A”).

CFRP Accelerates Higgs Boson Research

In 2012, CERN researchers discovered a particle consistent with the Higgs boson – nicknamed the “God Particle” – and scientists celebrated a historical moment in physics. Now, composites have entered...
Drew Sfirri, a full-time composites technician in the Composites Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) at Southern Maine Community College, performs tensile testing on Shimadzu AG-X materials testing and inspection equipment.

Closing the Education Gap

If you ask owners or managers of composites companies to name their top business challenges, you’ll likely hear this among the answers: “I just can’t find enough skilled, educated employees!” Yet an...