Like other closed molding composites processes, Light Resin Transfer Molding (LRTM) offers reduced waste and emissions, efficient materials use and a consistent and repeatable process. But LRTM requires less costly tooling and can still provide excellent cosmetics on both sides of a part in an efficient manufacturing process.
The Cayman 718 GT4 CS delivers a full natural fiber composite bodywork kit for the Four Motors racing team at the 24 Hours Nürburgring race.
The four independent wind farms are expected to meet the Canary Islands’ goals to develop 310 MW of offshore wind as set out in its 2015-2025 Strategic Energy Plan.
The definitive agreement to sell its Phenolic Specialty Resins, Hexamine and European-based Forest Products Resins will enable a stronger business moving forward.
The gelcoat product can be used like traditional gelcoats and hosts a range of additional benefits including lower theoretical consumption, high water resistance and more.
Suited for composites applications in a range of industries, the Summit is engineered with a 5-axis scanning probe, REVO-2 sensors and options for automation.
The Hexagon laser scanner is designed for high-speed and accuracy scanning, and delivers full scanning performance for a versatile range of parts and surfaces.
XECARB SL composites are the latest addition in the Xenia Materials family, retaining excellent dimensional stability and overall resistance.
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The two companies will explore new applications in tooling, large-sized and circular end-use parts.
Smart Tooling reviews the function and application of its shape memory polymer tooling bladder and caul solutions for the efficient and cost-effective manufacture of trapped and complex geometry composite parts and structures.
Gregg Balko, CEO of SAMPE since 2004, is retiring on July 1, 2020. CW editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan talks to Gregg about his tenure at SAMPE, changes he led and how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the trade show and conference business — including SAMPE’s.
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Senior metrology expert Marty Sutten will explain the use of a ball-end test arbor to align a 5-axis universal head, while examining all the sources of error, and reviewing the proper techniques on how to measure and isolate them.
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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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Cevotec’s Fiber Patch Placement technology uses robot-based systems to automate material layup for complex composite parts and structures, saving 20-60% in production time and costs.
Fueled by a positive production reading, the Composites Index faces its fourth month of slowing contraction.