A comprehensive collection of product announcements provided by companies.
MAG IAS has developed a new system that reduces automatic fiber placement system downtime by automatically exchanging cut/clamp/restart (CCR) units that need service for fresh units.Automated tape-laying venture
Fraunhofer ICT touted its growing array of innovative processing approaches. One, in cooperation with Fiberforge Corp., involves production of high-performance structural parts, typically for automotive applications, using Fiberforge’s RELAY 2000 au...Vertical gantry fiber placement system
MAG IAS has introduced the VIPER 7000, a vertical gantry fiber placement system.Lab scale fiber placement machine
Automated Dynamics has introduced the Research Workcell, a small-scale, self-contained robotic automated fiber placement (AFP) machine designed to be an affordable and flexible piece of research and development equipment for higher education institu...Integrated AFP/ATL machine
MAG IAS has introduced the new GEMINI Composite Processing System, a manufacturing system capable of switching within minutes from automated fiber placement (AFP) to automated tape laying (ATL).Fiber placement programming software introduced to European market
CGTech reported on Jan. 18 that it will introduce to the European market its VERICUT Composites Paths for Engineers (VCPe) at the 2012 JEC Composites show.Laser-based heating for fiber placement
Automated fiber placement (AFP) machinery manufacturer Automated Dynamics reports that it is testing the use of a laser-based heating method for its AFP equipment. Integrated into Automated Dynamics’ fiber placement technology, it will replace and/o...Automated flatbed tape layer
The new Flat Charge Laminator (FCL) from MAG Industrial Automation Systems is designed for automated, high-production layup of composite spars, beams, stringers and similar parts for wind turbine blades.Fiber placement for tubulars
Automated Dynamics' AFP-0245 Tubular produces parts up to 45 ft/13.7m long and 2 ft/0.6m in diameter.AFP system targets R&D
Mikrosam has developed an automated fiber placement (AFP) machine for laboratory or research and development use.