Software systems used for the design, testing, evaluation and simulation of composite parts and structures are increasingly critical to development of a robust manufacturing process that produces high-quality components.
CGTech helps demystify the process of programming automated composite machinery by introducing the key components of machine independent off-line programming software.
CompoSIDE Ltd. (Cowes, UK) has released v2.8.2 of its eponymous engineering simulation and data management platform, featuring dedicated composite design and analysis software.Design software updated CompositesWorld
Anaglyph Ltd. (London, UK) has launched version 4.6 of its established Laminate Tools design software program.Molding simulation software CompositesWorld
SimpaTech GmbH (Aachen, Germany) has released Moldex3D R14 to improve the speed, robustness and reliability of simulation of injection molding and resin transfer molding (RTM) processes.Gurit provides full structural design for new Qatar Coastguard boats CompositesWorld
Gurit also undertook finite element analysis on the composite waterjet for the 48m vessel to ensure that the intake avoids the natural frequencies from the waterjet’s impeller.Bionic design: The future of lightweight structures CompositesWorld
Biomimicry evolves into a systematic design process for optimizing efficient, lightweight structures.