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    Vascular Composites Enable Dynamic Materials
    July 27, 2011, No comments

    Taking their cue from biological circulatory systems, University of Illinois researchers have developed vascularized structural composites, creating materials that are lightweight and strong with potential for self-healing, self-cooling, me ...

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    Oak Ridge Establishes Composites Consortium
    July 20, 2011, No comments

    Fourteen companies have agreed to join with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to establish the Oak Ridge Carbon Fiber Composites Consortium, which will work to accelerate the development, demonstration and commercial […]

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    RCF to Recycle GKN Carbon Composite Waste
    July 12, 2011, No comments

    GKN Aerospace has signed an agreement this week with Recycled Carbon Fibre Ltd (RCF) Birmingham, UK, to recycle the uncured carbon waste from its aerostructure manufacturing operation in Cowes, Isle […]

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    ATI to Establish $99M Naval Composites Center
    June 17, 2011, No comments

    Last week, SCRA affiliate Advanced Technology International (ATI), was awarded the Office of Naval Research Navy Composites Manufacturing Center (NCMC) contract. The award, a re-competition of a current contract, totals $99 […]

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    Formable Fabric Boosts Composite Production
    June 16, 2011, No comments

    Pepin Associates says its formable, aligned, discontinuous fiber fabric will help lower the cost barrier for carbon-fiber applications. The company says that thanks to their high strength-to-weight ratios fiber-reinforced materials [&hellip ...