Category — Carbon Fiber



Customer Focus: Christopher Couch and his High Altitude Photography Platform

(CC0 Public Domain)   As a child, or at least child-at-heart, we’ve all dreamt of building our own space craft. I mean, NASA sent a man to the moon 47 years ago using computers that occupied entire floors of the building. Surely this is something I can design now on my tablet and some garage […]

October 5, 2016   2 Comments

Know Your Product: The Strength of Patterned Carbon Fiber Fabrics

Carbon fiber is desirable for many reasons. It is very strong, light and looks great. But, what about patterns that aren’t industry defined?

May 5, 2016   2 Comments

Know Your Product: Shrink Tape for Composites

ShrinkTape

20% Shrink Tape provides an alternative to vacuum bagging for compression molding. Wrap it up, we’ll take it!

March 28, 2016   4 Comments

Beginners Guide: Fabric Weaves for Composites

WovenFabric

It’s not just about cosmetics. The weave of fabric reinforcement impacts fabrication from lay-up to the performance of your finished part. Find out how.

February 12, 2016   3 Comments

The LAPD is going Electric

Law Enforcement is looking towards the future of transporation, with a potential new fleet of sustainable electric vehicles. Say hello to the BMW i9

December 16, 2015   1 Comment

Carbon Fiber vs Fiberglass

Which reinforcement should you be using? Your guide to comparing fiberglass and Carbon Fiber. What you need to know in order to pick the best fabric for your next project.

October 30, 2015   5 Comments

Meet Aquila: Facebook’s UAV and Newest Gadget

Aquila Facebooks UAV Drone If you haven’t heard, Facebook isn’t just looking for an improved like button. It’s time to meet Aquila, Facebook’s UAV and answer to bringing the web to the world.

September 24, 2015   No Comments

Summer Kicks Off with Composites

Quickboat Pre-AssemblyComposites are designed to stand up to heat, saltwater, pool chemicals, and more—they’re perfect for summer use! See where you’ll find them this season…

June 11, 2015   No Comments

Formula Hybrid Hits the Track

Formula Hybrid testingThe 2015 Formula Hybrid competition kicks into high gear at New Hampshire Motor Speedway—and takes composites along for the ride.

April 22, 2015   No Comments

A First Look at Composites in 2015

DPSskisThe first quarter of 2015 is virtually complete, so we thought we’d follow up on some of our predictions for the year in composites

March 26, 2015   3 Comments