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New Products: January 2019

CW’s roundup of new products for the composites industry – the past month has seen innovations from AnalySwift, BriskHeat, Granta Design, JETCAM, Kordsa, Starrett and Thermwood.

Industry News

Exploring the role of structural adhesives for future automobiles
At the The Faszination Kleben trade fair, presenters highlighted the role of adhesives in relation to new manufacturing processes, lightweight constructions and design.

Vectorply achieves ISO 9001:2015 certification
Vectorply’s composite reinforcement fabrics are targeted to the aerospace, transportation, and industrial markets.

Ashland names VELOX distributor for Nordic region
Ashland has appointed VELOX as its new main composites distributor for the countries of Sweden, Norway and Denmark.

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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.

CompositesWorld Magazine

January Issue
Composite masts for megayachts

Automotive / Carbon Fiber

Pushing EVs forward
Multifunctional chassis design and novel composites processes enable lighter, longer-range, safer electric vehicles.

Automotive / Carbon Fiber

Filament winding, reinvented

Robots and digital technology deliver speed plus larger, more complex parts,
while generative 3D winding obviates mandrels and waste for automotive applications.

Products

BriskHeat expands silicone heating blanket line
The provider of heating, insulating and temperature control solutions has announced the addition of new options and capabilities to its silicone rubber heating blanket line. 

AnalySwift launches academic partner program for composites simulation software
Through its Academic Partner Program, AnalySwift now offers universities no-cost licenses for its SwiftComp and VABS tools for academic research.

JETCAM releases new software versions

The company has released updated versions of its Expert Nesting software and JOC Automation software.

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