First-time SAMPE exhibitor Granta Design Ltd. (Cambridge, U.K.) highlighted its software for materials data management. Granta MI software is a reportedly unique system that captures all relevant composites property data in one system, including test data for matrix materials, reinforcements, intermediates and adhesives, as well as reference data from AGATE, NCAMP, CMH-17 and more. The company’s CES Selector software enables comparison and selection of materials while considering both cost and function, along with actual or predicted performance data, for part decision support.
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The trend of employing polymeric additive manufacturing (AM) or 3D printing for composite tooling is growing.