Globe Machine Manufacturing Co. (Tacoma, WA, US) will showcase ongoing advances in effectively accelerating and automating composite parts manufacturing. Using almost 100 years of custom machinery design-build experience, Globe offers customer-focused solutions to production efficiency, cost-control and material-handling problems. RapidClave curing systems from Globe allow parts-makers to attain autoclave-quality thermoset resin cures in minutes instead of hours. New concepts in unidirectional thermoplastic composite tape layup, and processing of tailored blanks, offer successful 1-minute part cycle times for automotive part workcells.
Editor PickTechmer PM collaborates with industry partners on 3D-printed tooling technology
Techmer PM custom formulated high-temperature polymer materials with carbon fiber that ORNL used to 3D-print the tools.