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A hand for the next generation

CW Editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan advocates educating the next generation on all levels of future career opportunities — especially in composites.

Industry News

Impossible Objects partners with BASF for composite 3D printing The companies announce a partnership for carbon fiber/PA6 composite 3D printing, as well as a new, faster 3D printing system from Impossible Objects.

Perlan 2 glider launches new season of operations The carbon fiber and fiberglass aircraft will be deployed to Patagonia later this year, with the aim of achieving the world altitude aviation record for sustained, level flight. 

Carboman, Eviation partner on all-electric composite aircraft structure Carboman Group will display a carbon fiber composite fuselage for Eviation’s all-electric regional aircraft Alice at the 2019 Paris Air Show.

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Knowledge Centers

Automated tape laying (ATL) and automated fiber placement (AFP) CGTech helps demystify the process of programming automated composite machinery by introducing the key components of machine independent off-line programming software.

Closed Molding Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance provide you with the latest information about closed mold technologies and the advantages, techniques and opportunities that the closed mold process has over open molding.

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Automotive

Autocomposites: Impact shield protects 12-volt battery in severe crash

GMT protection buys time for offboarding emergency services call before battery shorts out.

ATL/AFP / CAD/CAM/FEA/Simulation

Smarter, integrated data for ATL/AFP

More than helping to eliminate dry runs and costly errors, AFP/ATL software is beginning to benefit the whole product lifecycle through the interconnectedness of the digital thread.

Products

L&L Special Furnace introduces new catalog Included in the catalog are the company’s high-temperature furnaces, ovens, kilns, quench tanks and heat treating systems.

AXYZ redesigns Infinite CNC router The machine is designed for high-precision cutting of fiber reinforcements for a variety of end market applications. 

Airtech tape designed to secure cores during machining Corehold P-HA pressure sensitive tape is a core holding film designed to hold honeycomb core and other core materials during machining.

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