Working in Tandem

The strength, durability and light weight of composites have made them the material of choice for many applications in aerospace, automotive and other industries. But composites can’t always provide all the...

Graphene Gains Traction

Gaining widespread acceptance for a new material can be a slow process. But that’s not been the case with graphene, which appears to be on a fast track to adoption in the composites industry. Graphene,...

Safe Storage and Handling of Organic Peroxides

Organic peroxides are important tools for the composites industry. They can be used to make polymers (initiation), modify their rheological properties (visbreaking), alter polarity or attach pendant functional...

Faster Prints, Lower Costs

Additive manufacturing (AM) today is viewed by the composites industry primarily as a faster and less-costly method of producing prototype and low-volume composite parts. That perception is changing, however,...

Continued Growth in Consumer Goods

Strong, durable and lightweight composite materials are a natural fit for the consumer products industry. From sporting goods to home appliances, composites are increasingly used for many applications....

2022 State of the Industry Report

What’s in store for the composites industry as the pandemic enters its third year and supply chain issues persist? As the new year began and the Omicron variant of COVID-19 led to a surge in cases, a...