December 2017

CAMX 2017 Recap: IACMI Collaboration Propels Innovation at CAMX

2017-12-15T10:06:05+00:00

Dec. 15, 2017

Earlier this week, IACMI exhibited at the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX) in Orlando, Florida. Nearly 10,000 professionals in the composites industry attended the conference hosted by ACMA and SAMPE to gain knowledge and advance the deployment of composites and advanced materials.

The IACMI 9-meter wind blade prototype was a show […]

CAMX 2017 Recap: IACMI Collaboration Propels Innovation at CAMX 2017-12-15T10:06:05+00:00

September 2017

IACMI – The Composites Institute announces discontinuous recycled carbon fiber project for automotive Class A surface finishes

2017-09-28T11:48:10+00:00

Knoxville, Tenn., September 28, 2017 – The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), a 150+ member consortium committed to increasing domestic production capacity and manufacturing jobs across the U.S. composites industry, announces a project to develop processing and material technologies to create Class A surface finishes for the automotive industry via induction heating. […]

IACMI – The Composites Institute announces discontinuous recycled carbon fiber project for automotive Class A surface finishes 2017-09-28T11:48:10+00:00

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

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

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 agenda 2017-09-19T13:03:44+00:00

Roctool Installs Leading-Edge Technologies at Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Equipment to Facilitate Demonstration of Latest Composite Molding Processes

2017-09-20T14:23:27+00:00

IACMI-The Composites Institute member innovations are making headlines. Read the press release below for more information on Roctool’s recent announcement:

LE BOURGET DU LAC, France, September 7, 2017 – Roctool, a leading developer of mold heating and cooling technologies, has announced the installation of its leading-edge molding technology at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Oak […]

Roctool Installs Leading-Edge Technologies at Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Equipment to Facilitate Demonstration of Latest Composite Molding Processes 2017-09-20T14:23:27+00:00

August 2017

3-D printed furniture in UT Chancellor’s office

2017-08-30T16:00:39+00:00
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – Big orange pride is beaming all across University of Tennessee’s campus just before school starts, but Chancellor Beverly Davenport’s office lobby is already dressed for the occasion.

When […]

3-D printed furniture in UT Chancellor’s office 2017-08-30T16:00:39+00:00

June 2016

Multi-material innovation from IACMI partner, ORNL

2017-01-19T05:38:58+00:00

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), which has done intensive research into carbon fiber, has developed a surface preparation method to improve joining the composites with aluminum. The ramifications are potentially far-reaching for high-volume industrial applications.

ORNL came into the national spotlight when it helped make possible Local Motors’ first 3D-printed car. More recently, […]

Multi-material innovation from IACMI partner, ORNL 2017-01-19T05:38:58+00:00

March 2016

ORNL announces licensing opportunity of low-cost carbon fiber process

2017-01-19T05:39:05+00:00

IACMI partner, Oak Ridge National Laboratories reaches a milestone in significantly lowering carbon fiber production costs with a published notice seeking manufacturers for the licensing of a new manufacturing process. The official ORNL press release is below.

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 22, 2016 – Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated […]

ORNL announces licensing opportunity of low-cost carbon fiber process 2017-01-19T05:39:05+00:00

JEC Composites Recognizes The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Partners

2017-01-19T05:39:05+00:00

Global Composite Community Acknowledges 3D printing at the Cutting Edge of Innovation  

KNOXVILLE, TENN. – (March 14, 2016) Leaders from The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Cincinnati Incorporated (Cincinnati Inc.) and Dassault Systèmes (3DS) accepted the JEC Innovation Awards 2016 Composites Magazine Special […]

JEC Composites Recognizes The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Partners 2017-01-19T05:39:05+00:00

ORNL’s Claus Daniel delivers prestigious Gilbreth Lecture

2017-01-19T05:39:06+00:00

Materials Scientist and Oak Ridge National Laboratory deputy director of the Sustainable Transportation program, Claus Daniel delivered the prestigious Gilbreth Lecture at the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) meeting in February.

The Gilbreth Lectures, established in 2001, are presented to early outstanding American engineers as an opportunity to increase visibility within the NAE membership. Nominated […]

ORNL’s Claus Daniel delivers prestigious Gilbreth Lecture 2017-01-19T05:39:06+00:00

February 2016

Large-scale advances in composites manufacturing

2017-01-19T05:39:06+00:00

Collaboration between industry, universities, and government agencies is making composite manufacturing faster, more efficient, and cost effective. Below is an article published by Composites Manufacturing Magazine announcing the latest innovations in additive manufacturing, automated production, machining, and molding methods.

Imagine going to a car dealership and ordering a new vehicle custom-made to your specifications, but […]

Large-scale advances in composites manufacturing 2017-01-19T05:39:06+00:00
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