Will the next New Year’s Eve Ball be made with carbon fiber?

The New Year’s Eve Ball in Times Square just keeps getting bigger and brighter. Composites could take this tradition into the next decade.

December 31, 2014   No Comments

Composites: What to look for in 2015

Formula HybridThe global composites market is anticipated to witness good growth and reach over $35 billion by 2019. What can we expect for the coming year?

December 17, 2014   No Comments

COUNTERVAIL® composites technology tackles rough road ahead

Bianchi Infinito CV RidingItalian bicycle manufacturer Bianchi teams with Materials Sciences Corp. to tackle vibration using composites technology. No matter how rough the terrain.

December 3, 2014   No Comments

Carbon Fiber Round-Up: November 2014

FormulaHybridCarCarbon fiber is in the everywhere in the news. It’s got wings. It’s got wheels. It’s changing shape all by itself. Check it out.

November 19, 2014   2 Comments

Carbon Fiber and Wind Energy in San Francisco Bay

Wind+Wing Wingsail in HarborSan Francisco-based Wind+Wing teamed ancient sailing methods with modern-day carbon fiber technology. The result may help Bay transportation go greener.

November 5, 2014   No Comments

Makani Wind Energy Puts Composites on a Tether

WalktheMakaniThe switch to clean energy means wind power needs to be more cost efficient up front. See how composites play a role in this unique application.

August 27, 2014   No Comments

Mantis Shrimp Holds Key to Better Composites in its Fist

MantisShrimpEyesMantis Shrimp may hold key to creating better composites…in its fist.

August 13, 2014   No Comments

Innovation in Moto2-Taylormade Carbon2 Motorcycle


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Taylormade’s Carbon2 has more than a few innovative designs, now how will it do on the track?

July 17, 2013   No Comments

Carbon Fiber elevator cables will take us higher


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Finland’s Kone recently unveiled UltraRope, a carbon fiber rope they hope will replace old steel elevator cables, raising the ceiling on tall buildings.

June 19, 2013   2 Comments

Pagani Zonda Revolution – Going out with a Bang

Pagani is set to have a final special production run limited to 5 examples. The Pagani Zonda Revolution is a $2.9 Million per unit send-off.

June 5, 2013   2 Comments