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Published: 2/23/2015

Premium AEROTEC begins A350-1000 rear fuselage production
Premium AEROTEC's Augsburg, Germany, facility has begun carbon fiber and tape placement in the manufacture of the rear fuselage shell for the forthcoming A350-1000 XWB twin-aisle jet.

Published: 1/26/2015

NASA Langley takes delivery of Electroimpact fiber placement machine
NASA's Langley Research Center will use the 16-tow Electroimpact automated fiber placement machine, called Integrated Structural Assembly of Advanced Composites (ISAAC) to do aerocomposites research.

Published: 12/23/2014

Hexcel receives Aerolia research and technology award
Aerolia SAS recognizes strong collaboration between it and Hexcel to develop and demonstrate the potential of Hexcel's HiTape carbon fiber technology.

Published: 10/27/2014

Automated fiber placement technology summary and expertise
CGTech's automated fiber placement (AFP) Knowledge Center features a presentation that explores part programming, machine functionality, part geometry, play boundary shapes, lay-down path trajectory and more.

Published: 10/6/2014

Web Industries presentation added to Carbon Fiber agenda
Web Industries' Dan Ott will discuss CFRP slit tape's role in advancing AFP adoption for aerostructure fabrication at the Carbon Fiber 2014 conference, Dec. 9-11 in La Jolla, Calif.

Published: 8/25/2014

Carbon Fiber 2014 expanded to include ATK presentation
ATK's Barrett Milenski will discuss automated tape and fiber placement technologies at CompositesWorld's Carbon Fiber 2014 conference, Dec. 9-11 at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif., USA.

Published: 5/5/2014

McNair Center installs Ingersoll Lynx AFP machine
An Ingersoll Lynx automated fiber placement (AFP) machine will be installed and operated at the Ronald E. McNair Center for Aerospace Innovation and Research at the University of South Carolina.

Published: 2/24/2014

ATK Aerospace wins Air Force contract for composites inspection research
ATK Aerospace will work with the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) and Ingersoll Machine Tools on the development of an on-tool inspection system for automated fiber placement (AFP).

Published: 1/20/2014

HITCO selects Plataine software
HITCO Carbon Composites will use Plataine's Total Production Optimizer software to improve manufacturing efficiencies and throughput.

Published: 12/6/2013

MTorres creates MTorres America to serve U.S. aerospace market
Spain-based MTorres America will be based in the Pacifica Engineering facility in Bothell, Wash., USA, that MTorres acquired in 2012.