12 March 2013
12 March 2013
Resolute Racing Shells has partnered with Crawford High Performance Composites to create custom racing shells. They say the bespoke Crawford/Resolute Design shells will feature proprietary aerospace composite technology that will ensure world-class performance and light weight combined with legendary stiffness and three times the durability. A prototype will be available May 2013 and introduced at the Men’s Eastern Sprints and the Women’s NCAA tournament.
“For the past 25 years, the name ‘Crawford’ has been linked to some of auto racing’s fastest and most successful cars,” states Misha Joukowsky, President and CEO of Crawford High Performance Composites. “We are delighted to partner with Resolute Racing to create an unparalleled shell, ideal for international competition as well as elite level collegiate and junior programs.”
Coriolis Composites has been selected by the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University (WSU), US, to provide a thermoplastics capable Automated Fibre Placement (AFP) system.
Boeing and Thermwood have employed additive manufacturing technology to produce a large, single-piece tool for the 777X programme. The project is demonstrating that additive manufacturing is ready to produce production quality tooling for the aerospace industry.
CRP USA will display solutions for the space industry manufactured in the Windform family of materials at Satellite Innovation 2018 at the Silicon Valley Computer History Museum, Mountain View, California, US, on 9-11 October.