Many fabrics must first be cut to specific shapes before being placed in a mold. Computer-controlled cutting tables are often used to do the cutting. In kitting, sets of fabric patterns for a given part or mold are cut and assembled into kits to ease fabric placement in the mold.
Zund America (Franklin, WI, US) will present the G3 M-2500 digital material cutter.Optimizing composite aerostructures production CompositesWorld
Israel Aerospace Industries ramps production while reducing costs and improving quality thanks to integrated optimization software.Report from IBEX 2015 CompositesWorld
As always, IBEX supplied new products, processes and education, not only to boatbuilders, but to the composites industry overall.CAMX 2015 preview: Autometrix CompositesWorld
Autometrix Inc. (Grass Valley, CA, US) will emphasize its entire cutter lineup, including several static cutting tables and a newly released conveyor system called Catalyst.American GFM debuts new dual-capability machine CompositesWorld
American GFM Corp. (Chesapeake, VA, US) told exhibit-goers at SAMPE Baltimore 2015 about a new machine it has developed.