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Boeing Invents New Composite Molding Process

Boeing is developing a new technology to improve molding of large carbon composite structures for aircraft, including large fuselage sections with integral stringers and co-bonded frames. A newly [..]

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Repair Work Begins on 787 Battery System in Boston

A team of engineers and technicians from Boeing began work today in Boston to repair a battery compartment on a Dreamliner 787 operated by Japan Airlines that caught [..]

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New Process May Cut Aircraft Weight

The Boeing Dreamliner has been a great test bed for new materials technologies. To date, though, molding technologies have taken a backseat to more traditional composite forming processes, [..]

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