The Chair of Carbon Composites at TU Munich is advancing composite additive manufacturing via large-scale extrusion, continuous fiber printing, integrating heating into tools and more.
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Produced via AFP and precision press molded results in a high-strength carbon epoxy composite beam with 10-15% higher stiffness in the axial direction.
The substitution, enabling Setforge’s serial production of CFRP components, will be aided by 9T Lab’s Red Series technology.
Continuous Fiber Injection Process (CFIP) technology works with additive manufacturing to strengthen plastics, metals and ceramics, creating complex-shaped-composites and high-strength joints.
Arris Composites introduces a patent-pending technology that manufactures high-performance thermoplastic composite components with a combination of additive manufacturing technology and high-speed compression molding. Has mass production of advanced composite components finally arrived?
Additive manufacturing technology company expands offerings to include high-performance composites.
The companies will combine Continuous Composites' CF3D process with Arkema's photocurable resins to develop and certify composite 3D-printing solutions.
The Superstrata brand features a fully unibody carbon fiber/polyamide frame manufactured using Arevo’s direct deposition additive manufacturing process.
Anisoprint posits continuous fiber composites, not metals, as the material for optimized AM structures.
CEAD offers large builds with speed, precision, low-cost extrusion and continuous fiber.
With patents proliferating and production applications emerging, 3D printing with continuous fiber reinforcement is poised for significant market growth.
Wiener Mondesir, co-founder and chief technology officer at Arevo, discusses continuous fiber use in additive manufacturing.
Emerging processes like continuous fiber manufacturing, in-situ consolidation and tool-less manufacturing are bringing composite 3D printing into the third dimension.
Continuous fiber manufacturing (CFM) is a 3D printing/continuous fiber deposition process patented by moi composites.
RWTH Aachen spin-off scales up production for low-cost, in-situ consolidated composites as inserts for lighter, cheaper injection-molded parts.
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Continuous fiber 3D printing using epoxy, vinylester and acrylic with continuous glass, carbon, basalt and other fibers, including deposition along nonlinear curves, is only the beginning.
With new CEO and $12.5 million in B-series financing, Arevo will have eight direct energy deposition (DED) cells attacking its parts production backlog by year-end.
New composite manufacturing technology for multimaterial, multifunctional composite structures.
Orbital Composites’ patented coaxial extrusion process is investigated at Airbus subsidiary CTC GmbH Stade and spins off advances in speed, scale, materials and multifunctionality as it aims for very large structures.
Its multi-axis, continuous fiber technology eliminates tooling, matches strength of titanium parts at 1/3 the weight and cuts part cost vs. hand layup/autoclave cure by a factor of 5.
The PrePro 3D system combines laser-assisted thermoplastic tape placement with IR-assisted thermoset prepreg placement.
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