Center for Composite Materials - University of Delaware
Visit UD's Coronavirus website for updated information, FAQs and guidance. More information.


TuFF Materials

UD-CCM has developed the Tailorable Universal Feedstock for Forming (TuFF), a sheet material that attains UD prepreg-level fiber volume and properties thanks to a high degree of fiber alignment and length control, yet forms readily into complex shapes due to its in-plane stretchability.

For details on the TuFF program, please visit our dedicated Tuff webpage.

Roboze 500 coming to UD-CCM

University of Delaware – Center for Composite Materials chooses Roboze ARGO 500 to support US ARMY Programs.

UD-CCM partners with Mikrosam

Great things happening in Automated Composite Manufacturing at the University of Delaware Center for Composite Materials! We’ve selected Mikrosam & their US representative Composite Automation LLC to deliver an integrated ATP machine for automatic placement of dry, thermoset and thermoplastic tape.

TuFF Program Review Highly Successful

On June 13, 2017, TuFF partners met with DARPA and other government agencies for a highly successful program review.
The program is on schedule, with significant accomplishments demonstrating meeting/exceeding cost and performance targets of TuFF sheets.

Research that is out of this world

In 2016, more than 200 student researchers and interns were involved with projects and activities at the University of Delaware Center for Composite Materials (UD-CCM), where Director John Gillespie Jr. has helped establish a top facility and open-lab philosophy.

World-Class Research

Campus was abuzz on Tuesday, Aug. 23, as U.S. Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) returned to his alma mater to tour research labs and meet with faculty, students and industry partners in the University of Delaware’s College of Engineering and College of Health Sciences.

302-831-8149 •