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Published: 2/12/2020

DYNAPIXEL: automated, reconfigurable molds
CAD-driven system cuts time for design iterations, enables cost-effective customized jigs and molded parts.

Published: 1/29/2020

Composites enable novel flying speedboat
Candela Boats’ Seven speedboat combines all-electric propulsion with precision foiling in a design made possible by creative composites engineering.

Published: 12/30/2019

Plant Tour: Holland Composites, Lelystad, Netherlands
Balancing performance with affordable production, this industry veteran continues to explore composites’ infinite possibilities.

Published: 10/17/2019

Composites 4.0: digital assistants, edge computing and the future of smart factories
Plataine reviews developments and discusses where composites manufacturing is headed.

Published: 7/2/2019

Cutting the cost and time of tooling for composites
New 360 material achieves CFRP/Invar tool performance with less investment.

Published: 6/14/2019

CarbonPro box: new forming process
From materials to assembly, the carbon fiber composite CarbonPro box manufacturing process features innovative, automated preforming technologies.

Published: 6/11/2019

Big additive machines tackle large molds
In commercial aerocomposites fabrication, molds reign supreme, but they are expensive. Large-format additive manufacturing systems are poised to make production-ready molds quickly and affordably.

Published: 6/5/2019

HP-RTM for serial production of cost-effective CFRP aerostructures
Merging automotive process and tooling with aerospace quality to meet increasing production rates.

Published: 6/3/2019

Plant Tour: STELIA Aerospace, Méaulte, France
Supplier of Airbus fuselage sections pushes boundaries of hybrid aerostructures production, assembly and thermoplastic composites.

Published: 5/23/2019

Tooling technologies positioned for speed, control
Tooling is one of the most rapidly evolving segments of the composites industry, as new technologies and processes like 3D printing, OOA infusion, thermoplastic composites reshape how molds are made.