PUBLISHED: 1/17/2020

Electric tugs ease loading of aerostructures in and out of autoclave

The MasterMover MT600+ electric tug is said to enable an operator to easily push, pull and steer wheeled loads up to 6,000 kilograms. 


PUBLISHED: 1/14/2020

Reliabotics introduces carbonic cleaning systems

Reliabotics has introduced to the composites market a line of CO2-based cleaning products designed to provide fast, highly efficient, waste-free cleaning of a variety of surfaces, including molds and finished composite parts and structures.


PUBLISHED: 12/18/2019

Temperature control system enables individual heater control

BriskHeat’s LYNX Temperature Control System is a modular PID temperature control system that controls up to 1,024 zones.


PUBLISHED: 12/17/2019

Core filler for aircraft interiors promises less weight, lower costs

Von Roll’s NEXT GEN core filler is designed to maximize local stiffness and increase strength of honeycomb core in composite sandwich panels while saving weight.


PUBLISHED: 12/17/2019

CAD viewer software updates simplify printing, two-way file flow

The 2020.1 software release for Hexagon’s WORKXPLORE includes enhancements for specific simulation import, additional reader translators and client viewer measurements.


PUBLISHED: 12/17/2019

Multi-walled carbon nanotubes available in three forms

Goodfellow’s multi-walled carbon nanotubes are available as regular powder, “chunky” powder or free-standing “carpets.” 


PUBLISHED: 12/17/2019

Flaw detector includes new features to improve inspection workflow

Designed for pressure vessels and pipes, Olympus’s OmniScan X3 flaw detector is said to combine the tools needed for efficient phased array ultrasonic testing (PAUT) inspections.


PUBLISHED: 12/17/2019

VR system now compatible with 3DEXPERIENCE platform

VRgineers’ XTAL virtual reality (VR) system is now compatible with Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform.


PUBLISHED: 11/21/2019

Fixed-gantry options for large-scale additive manufacturing

Thermwood’s LSAM MT, the latest model of is large-scale additive manufacturing machine, features a single fixed gantry mounted over a moving table.


PUBLISHED: 11/21/2019

Graphene-enhanced prepreg launched for lightning strike protection

Haydale's range of graphene-enhanced prepreg materials utilize functionalized nanomaterials to improve the electrical conductivity in aerospace applications.