May 2019

IACMI – The Composites Institute Engages Dept. of Energy Leadership and Showcases Innovation in Innovation XLab Series

2019-05-16T13:37:56-07:00

Derek Berry, IACMI Wind Technology Area Director and senior engineer at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)’s National Wind Technology Center speaking with U.S. Department of Energy Secretary, Rick Perry, about the collaboration and innovation in the IACMI 9M wind blade technical project.

IACMI – The […]

IACMI – The Composites Institute Engages Dept. of Energy Leadership and Showcases Innovation in Innovation XLab Series2019-05-16T13:37:56-07:00

February 2019

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (Girl Day) – IACMI Intern, Kylie Van Aken, equipped for a career in recycled carbon fiber engineering

2019-04-08T13:24:51-07:00

Women in STEM IACMI Intern Kylie Van Aken Vartega Kylie now works on behalf of Vartega as a mechanical engineer.

February 21, 2019

Kylie Van Aken’s fascination with the efficiency of composites began with a sustainable materials course at her alma mater, the University of Denver. She recognized the […]

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (Girl Day) – IACMI Intern, Kylie Van Aken, equipped for a career in recycled carbon fiber engineering2019-04-08T13:24:51-07:00

December 2018

Joe Fox with Ashland Presents an industrial perspective on Manufacturing USA Institutes

2018-12-06T10:38:40-07:00

Nov. 14, 2018 | Source: National Academies Innovation Policy Forum

Joseph Joe Fox Ashland Composites IACMIJoe Fox, Director, Emerging & External Technologies with Ashland Composites discussed how IACMI fosters industry-university-federal laboratory collaboration, and presented an industry perspective on Manufacturing USA Institutes at the National Academies Innovation […]

Joe Fox with Ashland Presents an industrial perspective on Manufacturing USA Institutes2018-12-06T10:38:40-07:00

NREL makes strides with bio-based acrylonitrile

2019-02-25T08:42:51-07:00

Nov. 18, 2018 | Source: CompositesWorld

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL, Golden, CO, US) in November reported that it is making progress with ongoing research based on early 20th century techniques for making chemicals from natural products. The laboratory says the research could lead to a cleaner method of transforming acrylonitrile (ACN) into carbon fiber by […]

NREL makes strides with bio-based acrylonitrile2019-02-25T08:42:51-07:00

September 2017

Carbon Fiber adds elevator rope, OOA, low-cost precursor to agenda

2017-09-19T13:03:44-07:00

Sept. 18, 2017

Photo caption: KONE UltraRope

Source: CompositesWorld | Author: Jeff Sloan

The agenda for CompositesWorld’s Carbon Fiber conference, Nov. 28-30 in Charleston, SC, US, has been updated to add three new presentations covering carbon fiber rope, tooling systems for out-of-autoclave (OOA) processing, and an update on development of low-cost precursors for carbon […]

Carbon Fiber adds elevator rope, OOA, low-cost precursor to agenda2017-09-19T13:03:44-07:00

June 2017

IACMI Members Fabricate First Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessel from Recycled Carbon Tow

2017-07-03T07:32:11-07:00

IACMI partners, Vartega, Steelhead Composites, and Michelman, have worked together to make the first composite overwrapped pressure vessel (COPV) made from continuous recycled carbon fiber tow. Steelhead Composites fabricated the type 3 COPV from Vartega’s recycled carbon fiber tow that Michelman sized for the project. The […]

IACMI Members Fabricate First Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessel from Recycled Carbon Tow2017-07-03T07:32:11-07:00

April 2017

Students representing IACMI presented at national conference

2017-08-30T15:12:48-07:00

Knoxville, TN, April 28, 2017… The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, IACMI, a Manufacturing USA institute which works to support advanced composite technology and grow capital investment and manufacturing jobs in the U.S. composites market, congratulates four Materials and Processing Group students for their selection to present at this year’s National Conference on Undergraduate […]

Students representing IACMI presented at national conference2017-08-30T15:12:48-07:00

The Composites Institute and UAMMI Enter Memorandum of Understanding

2017-08-30T15:12:08-07:00

Knoxville, TN, April 25, 2017… The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, IACMI, a Manufacturing USA institute which works to support advanced composite technology and grow capital investment and manufacturing jobs in the U.S. composites market, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Utah Advanced Materials Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI).

UAMMI is a Utah-based […]

The Composites Institute and UAMMI Enter Memorandum of Understanding2017-08-30T15:12:08-07:00

December 2016

3D printing: East Tennessee’s next manufacturing boon

2017-01-19T05:38:54-07:00

Photo: A huge 3D printer in the process of creating a car body for Local Motors, an automaker with a soon-to-open plant in Knoxville, Tennessee | Local Motors

Source: Curbed.com

How Knoxville and its environs became a hotspot for the future of manufacturing

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3D printing: East Tennessee’s next manufacturing boon2017-01-19T05:38:54-07:00
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