MultiMechanics Blog

High Velocity Impact on Composites - Past, Present, and Future

Posted by MultiMechanics on Jun 16, 2015 1:22:18 PM

Where it all started?

In 1969 Grumman Aerospace was the first company to successfully introduce advanced composites into a commercial airplane. The boron-epoxy laminated horizontal stabilizer, was 15% lighter and 18% less costly than its metal counterpart. 
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Topics: Impact Analysis