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Aerospace

Continuous Composites demonstrates CF3D technology for Lockheed Martin, AFRL WiSDM project

Continuous Composites carbon fiber wing spar structural performance achieves 160% design limit load with no damage detected, offers potential for aerospace-grade composite printing.

Additive Manufacturing

Saint-Gobain invests in Continuous Composites for CF3D commercialization

Strategic investment is an initiative of NOVA, Saint-Gobain’s venture arm, to pursue Continuous Fiber 3D Printing growth.

Carbon Fibers

Anisoprint launches Aura 2.1 slicing software for continuous fiber 3D printing

New features include “masks” giving users greater control over fiber reinforcement in an easy-to-visualize manner.

Carbon Fibers

Suprem SA begins new pultrusion line production

Highly automated manufacturing line processes continuous fibers with high-performance thermoplastics for tapes, profiles and rods.

Additive Manufacturing

Continuous Composites opens demonstration facility for 3D printing composites

The new building demonstrates the company's patented Continuous Fiber 3D Printing (CF3D), and reflects the relationships it has built over the years with industry members.

Anisoprint launches 3D printer for continuous fibers

The Desktop Anisoprinting package comes with tailor-made plastic filament materials, verified printing profiles and a comprehensive training course.

Marine

Moi Composites debuts 3D-printed glass fiber boat

Moi used its patented CFM 3D printing technology for depositing continuous fibers impregnated with thermosetting resin to develop MAMBO’s unique design. 

Curing

CompoTech launches standard range for carbon finer epoxy beams

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.

Automotive

Conbility: Mass production of composite tape laminates

RWTH Aachen spin-off scales up production for low-cost, in-situ consolidated composites as inserts for lighter, cheaper injection-molded parts.

Carbon Fibers

Setforge, 9T Labs collaborate to replace metal part production with composites

The substitution, enabling Setforge’s serial production of CFRP components, will be aided by 9T Lab’s Red Series technology.

Automotive

CFIP reinforces material with continuous carbon fibers post-process.

Continuous Fiber Injection Process (CFIP) technology works with additive manufacturing to strengthen plastics, metals and ceramics, creating complex-shaped-composites and high-strength joints.  

ATL/AFP

Conbility tape placement head installed at University of Limerick

The PrePro 3D system combines laser-assisted thermoplastic tape placement with IR-assisted thermoset prepreg placement.

Compression Molding

Additive Molding promises mass-produced high-performance composites

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?

Thermoplastics

3D printing continuous fiber on the desktop

Additive manufacturing technology company expands offerings to include high-performance composites.

Additive Manufacturing

Continuous Composites, Arkema partner to advance continuous-fiber 3D printing

The companies will combine Continuous Composites' CF3D process with Arkema's photocurable resins to develop and certify  composite 3D-printing solutions.

Epoxies

Advancing additive manufacturing to exploit anisotropy

Anisoprint posits continuous fiber composites, not metals, as the material for optimized AM structures.

Glass Fibers

Industrialized continuous fiber composite printing in Delft

CEAD offers large builds with speed, precision, low-cost extrusion and continuous fiber.

Additive Manufacturing

Moving continuous-fiber 3D printing into production

With patents proliferating and production applications emerging, 3D printing with continuous fiber reinforcement is poised for significant market growth.

Carbon Fibers

Episode 23: Wiener Mondesir, Arevo

Wiener Mondesir, co-founder and chief technology officer at Arevo, discusses continuous fiber use in additive manufacturing.

Additive Manufacturing

3D printing is missing the third dimension

Emerging processes like continuous fiber manufacturing, in-situ consolidation and tool-less manufacturing are bringing composite 3D printing into the third dimension.

Additive Manufacturing

Continuous Fiber Manufacturing blurs the line between 3D printing and AFP

Continuous fiber manufacturing (CFM) is a 3D printing/continuous fiber deposition process patented by moi composites.

Machining/Drilling

Continuous Fiber Manufacturing (CFM) with moi composites

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.

Thermoplastics

Arevo in 2018: Industrialized production of continuous fiber 3D-printed parts

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.

Additive Manufacturing

3D printing composites with continuous fiber

New composite manufacturing technology for multimaterial, multifunctional composite structures.

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