CAMX 2020 exhibit preview: Fibreworks and Composite Factory
Appears in Print as: 'Expanded capabilities for custom part fabrication'
Fibreworks Composites and sister company Composite Factory highlight their capabilities for building complex composite structures.
Fidia D31 5-axis mill. Source | Fibreworks and Composite Factory
Fibreworks Composites and sister company Composite Factory (Mooresville, N.C., U.S.) are highlighting their capabilities for supplying complex composite structures and assemblies to a multitude of customers.
Recently, Fibreworks Composites has expanded its operations with a 15,000-square-foot expansion, increasing its facility to 45,000 square feet. The expansion included the installation of two new large-scale machining centers for increased production capacity. The Fidia 5-axis mill is said to feature the rigidity to machine metallic tooling, and a second DMS machine features larger machining volume enablign larger projects in composite machining and composite moldmaking.
DMS 5-axis mill. Source | Fibreworks and Composite Factory
In addition, Composite Factory recently announced completion of both Stage 1 and Stage 2 AS9100 audits on July 10, 2020. The company says it established its quality management system from the ground up and is prepared to serve the aerospace and defense markets at its 22,500-square-foot facility. Potential applications include unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), military equipment, communications and high-performance consumer products.
The companies report that their design teams are capable of full-scale development from prototype through full production, offering fast turnaround time due to all processes being completed in-house. Tooling is machined and built in days, and the companies specialize in custom complex structures featuring lightweight performance and part consolidation. Capabilities include internal molded features with class A finish, high-temperature cyanate and ceramics, co-molding elastomer/composites, complex assemblies and sustainable materials.
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