Zone: Kitting and Cutting
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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.


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Biz Brief: HPC March 2014 CompositesWorld

LIFT installs GERBERcutter and Virtek vision system.

Automated cutting system CompositesWorld

Blackman and White, manufacturer of automated cutting technology, will showcase its MasterCut Versa-Tech flatbed cutter, the latest machine in the MasterCut range and developed to handle a wide range of materials from technical textiles and prepregs to heavy-duty materials.

Gerber and Virtek Vision supply equipment to composites center CompositesWorld

The Long Island Forum for Technology's (LIFT) new Composite Prototyping Center (CPC) will have a GERBERcutter and Virtek LaserEdge system, for helping manufacturers and for training.

HITCO selects Plataine software CompositesWorld

HITCO Carbon Composites will use Plataine's Total Production Optimizer software to improve manufacturing efficiencies and throughput.

Flow International to be acquired by private equity firm CompositesWorld

New York-based American Industrial Partners will purchase Washington-based waterjet manufacturer Flow International for more than $200 million.

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Automated cutting system Blackman & White Ltd.
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