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Published: 5/1/2019

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.

Published: 4/29/2019

Reusable vacuum bags go digital
CAD-guided casting boosts precision, utility of reusable vacuum bags.

Published: 4/8/2019

Skeleton design enables more competitive composite autostructures
New approach combines thermoplastic pultrusions with injection overmolding in a two-step, 75-second process.

Published: 3/6/2019

Design engineering of tailored preforms
Tailored preforming has opened new doors in composites fabrication, but designing for it requires tools that understand and work with this complex process.

Published: 1/31/2019

Thermoplastic door a first for automotive composites
A team of automotive researchers are engaged in a four-year project with goals of building a lighter, 100% recyclable, carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastic door.

Published: 1/18/2019

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.

Published: 1/8/2019

Future automotive is collaborative, digital and smart using composites
According to Swedish startup Uniti, “The era of heavy, costly and unsustainable is coming to an end.”

Published: 5/1/2018

Big composite container protects vital satellite
Before they experience the vibrations of launch and the rigors of the space environment, satellites first have to make it to the launch pad. Pagnotta Engineering Inc. (PEI, Exton, PA, US) was called upon by Orbital ATK (Dulles, VA, US) to desig...

Published: 3/23/2018

Automated Preforming, Part 6: Coriolis Composites
Pioneer in automated fiber placement (AFP) advances preforms for overmolded thermoplastic composites enabling production of one automotive part every 20 seconds.

Published: 2/27/2018

Sensors for monitoring resin infusion flow front and cure
InFactory Solutions commercializes technology to provide real-time resin impregnation and cure data across composite parts for zero-defect, intelligent process chains.