The aim of the Solar Impulse project is to produce an aircraft entirely powered by solar energy that will take off and fly, both during the day and at night.
The aim of the Solar Impulse project is to produce an aircraft entirely powered by solar energy that will take off and fly, both during the day and at night.
The 540SE is intended as a technology demonstrator to show what boats are capable of when built with nano-enhanced materials.
The 540SE is intended as a technology demonstrator to show what boats are capable of when built with nano-enhanced materials.

1. Filament winding spins light, strong composite structures with precision
A look at the latest technology and applications of filament winding.

2. New prepreg materials offer versatility, top performance
The growing popularity of prepregs in all segments of the composites industry.

3. ATK selects TenCate prepreg for American Centrifuge Plant
TenCate Advanced Composites USA will supply Alliant Techsystems with prepreg for manufacturing composite rotor tubes for USEC Inc’s American Centrifuge Plant.

4. Prototype solar powered aircraft unveiled
Solar Impulse is aiming to be the first aircraft able to fly both during the day and night without using fossil fuel or emitting any pollutants.

5. Boat built using carbon nanotube-enhanced prepreg
Boat to be built by Strategic Composites using Zyvex Performance Materials’ carbon nanotube (CNT) enhanced prepreg, Arovex®.