Composite fabricators report slowing expansion in new orders, production, with gains made in supplier delivery and employment activity readings.
In this Digital Demo, L&L Products introduces T-Link, a new hybrid thermoplastic resin system, that does not require refrigeration or special handling and – being highly customizable – can be easily and quickly consolidated into a composite structure.
In conjunction with the NCC, the automated processing cell supports high-performance thermoplastic and compression-molded thermoset parts production for the commercial aerospace and defense markets.
Silicon-graphite composite materials development and R&D projects such as 3beLiEVe and Hydra to support novel, sustainable innovations to improve the energy, performance and cost of lithium-ion batteries.
Aiming to be the first French hydrogen-powered sedan to hit the market in 2026, the Hopium Māchina will be equipped with a 700-bar hydrogen vessel integrated into the vehicle chassis.
Multi-Therm system comprises of steel carrier pipes, aerogel and polyurethane foam insulation and a fiberglass-reinforced outer jacket for a Canadian-based healthcare infrastructure project.
Coating module individually displays glass fibers for complete fiber wetout and improved bonding capabilities.
Glass fiber-filled rPET suitable for high performance and structural applications using 3D pellet printing/fused granulate fabrication (FGF).
Non-destructive handheld surface inspection device performs predictive analytics for zero-defect manufacturing in less than two seconds for any materials and part geometries in any direction.
Set-up free gripper handles multilayer-stacked components uses cameras, image processing and an integrated position sensor system for uninterrupted handling, automation and machining operations.
Gain in-depth knowledge in processes, products and technology from industry experts
"Future Materials" offers a collection of new materials, processes, and technologies gathered from a wide variety of sources including marine, aerospace, and automotive industries, plus some applied academic research and development.
In the Automated Composites knowledge center, CGTech brings you vital information about all things automated composites, from the manufacturing processes to the vendors and necessary tools.
Closed mold processes offer many advantages over open molding. This knowledge center details the basics of closed mold methods and the products and tools essential to producing a part correctly.
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Tests ensured Webb’s primary mirror fully expanded and locked itself into place, as it would in space. Final tests will extend and restow radiator assemblies and deployable tower before launch date.
Optimize Manufacturing and Mechanical Performance with Air Release, Fiber Wetting and Coupling Additives
BYK will present a range of additives that achieve this for various thermoset resins and discuss the underlying mechanism and selection of these additives.
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An evolving landscape of automation, sensors and AI software is not an end, but a means to achieve the cost, quality, efficiency and agility required for future manufacturing.
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Spirit AeroSystems was an established aerospace supplier when it earned that distinction, winning the contract for the Boeing 787’s Section 41. Now its sights are set on the next generation of aircraft.
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Dive Technologies started by 3D printing prototypes of its composite autonomous underwater vehicles, but AM became the solution for customizable, toolless production.
New Unmatched Laser Solution to aid in Streamlining Component Assembly Processes Now precise positioning guidance on mobile tools is possible with Virtek's newest software, IRIS™ ActiveTrack.
A range of standardized mechanical tests for complex composites are available and still under development for materials development, design and quality control requirements.
Boston Materials uses milled reclaimed carbon fibers to increase modulus, impact/delamination resistance and produce metals-like conductivity for EMI shielding, lightning strike protection, heat exchangers and more.
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