Zone: Testing
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Materials used to manufacture composite components and structures must be tested, assessed and certified to meet a variety of mechanical requirements. Finished parts also must be tested to make sure they meet dimensional requirements.


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Comparison of shear-loaded compression test fixtures

Dr. Donald F. Adams compares the three basic types of shear-loaded compression test fixtures.
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Automated inspection system CompositesWorld

Ingersoll Machine Tools Inc. (Rockford, IL, US) highlighted its recent successful partnership with the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM, Blairsville, PA, US) and Orbital ATK (Dulles, VA, US) on an automated inspection system completed for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL, Dayton, OH).

Hexagon Metrology rebrands to Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence CompositesWorld

Recent acquisitions, including the CAD/CAM specialist Vero Software and statistical process control expert Q-DAS, have further expanded the business’ offering into broader manufacturing technologies.

Wisconsin Thermoset Molding and Rose Polymer Composites renamed to Cornerstone Composites CompositesWorld

The two Milwaukee composite manufacturers announced their merger earlier this year.

MWI Lab receives 2015 Frost & Sullivan entrepreneurial company award CompositesWorld

The MWI NDT technology can test materials across the composites manufacturing process, right from raw materials to semi-finished to the finished structures.

IDI Composites International composites technology center marks strategic shift CompositesWorld

The $1.5 million investment is designed for IDI to help OEMs speed composite parts and products to market more quickly.

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