Many composite parts, once molded, are not net shape and must be machined or cut to meet finished dimensions. Some parts require drilling to accommodate fasteners and other hardware. Machine tools designed to cut composites are used in such applicaitons.
Although cooling towers traditionally have been made with wood and concrete, composite materials are gaining acceptance due to their corrosion and rot resistance, light weight and ease of installation.
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LMT Onsrud LP has introduced two new cutting tools for the cutting of composite materials.SOURCEBOOK 2015: The online edition CompositesWorld
Welcome to the online SOURCEBOOK, the searchable, updatable, Internet-based counterpart to CompositesWorld's annually published print SOURCEBOOK.Composites 2015: A multitude or markets CompositesWorld
Although the effects of the 2008 global financial downturn are still felt in some sectors, the composites industry, in general, showed health, growth and a renewed focus on innovation.Waterjet machining centers CompositesWorld
OMAX Corp. has expanded its line of MAXIEM JetMachining waterjet machining centers.Exelis adds 5-axis CNC machining capability CompositesWorld
Exelis has added a 15-by-20-by-5-ft DMS 5-axis CNC machining center to its composites manufacturing operations in Rochester, N.Y., USA.