Voith Composites SE & Co. KG

Develops and produces fiber-reinforced composite parts (glass, carbon and hybrid) as structural components and rolls, in highly industrialized manufacturing processes, allowing for both small and large series. Core markets are automotive, aerospace and industrial applications.

Daimlerstr. 27
Garching bei München, 85748 DE

Additional Locations:
Hauptstrasse 12
Grossbeeren, 14979 DE
49 33701 3286 11

Daimlerstr. 27
Garching bei München, 85748 DE
+49 89 32001 800

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Voith Composites, HRC to develop hydrogen pressure vessels for EVs
The next-generation filament-wound composite high pressure vessels will be designed for use with fuel cell electric vehicles.

AZL OPTO-Light project for thermoplastic-overmolded thermoset composites parts

Thermoplastic overmolded thermosets, 2-minute cycle, one cell
Adhesive-free, functionalized hybrid composites enabled by industry-first, integrated molding cell.

carbon fiber

Reflections on carbon fiber
Highlights from the December 2018 Carbon Fiber conference include industry leader predictions about commoditization of composites, next-generation aircraft and automotive.

Looking ahead at composites trends in 2019
Columnist Dale Brosius predicts 2019 will reveal growth opportunities in infrastructure, wind energy and personal air mobility for composites. 

carbon fiber unidirectional tape, automotive

The markets: Automotive (2019)
As the global auto industry hurtles toward its confrontation with US fuel economy and European Union (EU) emissions standards in 2017, the pressure built to find more radical solutions to lightweighting.

AVK presents its 2018 Innovation Awards
The 2018 AVK Innovation Awards were presented at the International Composites Congress (ICC) on Nov 5, chosen from more than 50 submissions.

lightweight construction award

Voith wins Lightweight Design Award
Voith’s VRA technology for CFRP production lines is said to reduce waste and thus material costs by depositing carbon fibers close to the final shape.

High-volume autocomposites

Rear wall reboot: One-stop, tow to tape to CFRP part
Audi and Voith Composites iterate the CFRP rear wall from R8 sports car to A8 luxury sedan via an automated production line able to output hundreds of parts per day.

Thermoplastic composites: Past the tipping point?
The manufacturing world watched a decade ago as automatically placed thermoset composite tapes replaced aluminum in commercial airframes and made composites a household word in markets around the world. Has the time come for thermoplastic composite tapes to make a similar impact?

Composites – A neophyte’s quandary
An oft-cited concern is that new engineers are not exposed to composites as part of their materials science courses.

voith roving applicator

Voith unveils digital carbon fiber manufacturing line
Patented production line used to produce the carbon fiber reinforced plastic rear panel for the new Audi A8.

Voith Composites automated composites production for Audi A8 rear wall

Automation, automotive, recycling and more from JEC World 2018
Mass production of automotive composites, recycling and composites in shipbuilding are just some of the themes from this year’s JEC.

Fraunhofer ICT in-mold pressure sensors for HP-RTM
Pressure sensor-based mold fill expected to maximize part consistency and minimize cycle time for auto industry molders.

composite preforming

Preforming goes industrial: Part 1
ATL and AFP-based preforming options now abound for processing dry and/or impregnated reinforcements as quickly as 1 minute or less with potential yearly part yields in the millions.

JEC 2017 – Aiming for Industrialization
The exhibit floor in Paris reflected composites’ move toward high-rate and high-volume production.

Voith receives order from Audi for high-volume production of a CFRP component
New milestone for the development of Voith composites business.

Product Categories of Voith Composites SE & Co. KG

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure
      • Epoxy, toughened
  • Fibers, inorganic
    • C-Glass
    • E-Glass
  • Fibers, organic
    • Aramid
    • Carbon, PAN-based
  • Gel coats
    • Fire-retardant
    • Potable-water grades
Primary manufacturing equipment
  • Automated fiber placement machines
  • Filament winding machines and software controls
  • Impregnation lines
  • Resin transfer molding equipment (RTM)
  • Presses
    • Presses, compression molding
    • Presses, diaphragm forming
    • Presses, hydraulic
    • Presses, injection Molding
    • Presses, low-pressure
    • Presses, vacuum
Tools/tooling materials
  • Other tools/tooling materials
  • Tools
    • Prototype
    • RTM/resin infusion
    • Resin injection
    • Metal
      • Metal, aluminum
      • Metal, steel
  • Mandrels
    • Mandrels, steel
Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Auxiliary processing equipment
    • Abrasive tools
    • Adhesive applicators
    • Bonding equipment
    • CAD/CAM/CAE hardware/software
    • CNC machining equipment (multiaxis)
    • Compressors
    • Computer controls and software
    • Creels and bobbins, for fiber
    • Curing ovens/lamp arrays
    • Cutting equipment, manual
    • Cutting equipment, ultrasonic
    • Drilling and cutting tools
    • Drying equipment
    • Fiber-handling equipment for SMC, pultrusion, filament
    • Laminate thickness gauges
    • Nesting software
    • Ovens
    • Printing/marking equipment
    • Process controls
    • Temperature control devices
    • Trimming equipment
    • Cutting equipment, flatbed, computerized
      • Cutting equipment, knife
  • Composite repair equipment
    • Heaters
    • Repair ovens
    • Vacuum/repair tables (heated/unheated)
  • Supplies
    • Eye protection
    • Films, masking
    • Gasket materials for vacuum bags
    • Gloves
    • Hand cleaners
    • Heat tapes
    • Inserts
    • Sealing tapes and materials
    • Shim materials
    • Vacuum valves and pumps
    • Vacuum bags/bagging materials
      • Vacuum bagging materials, polymide
      • Vacuum bagging materials, silicone
Fiber converting/prepreg manufacturing equipment
  • Coaters, knife-over-roll
  • Tensioning equipment
Testing, gauging, monitoring, analytical equipment and software
  • Environmental testing equipment
  • Fatigue-testing equipment
  • Hardness testers
  • Modeling/simulation/virtual testing software
  • Resin content analyzers
  • Thickness measuring equipment
  • Viscosity measurement equipment
Fabricating services
  • Other fabricating services
  • Thermoset materials
    • Adhesive bonding
    • Automatic tape laying
    • Coating and painting
    • Continuous laminating
    • Diaphragm forming
    • Fiber placement
    • Filament winding
    • Hand layup
    • Injection molding
    • Metal bonding
    • Pressure forming
    • Prototyping
    • Resin transfer molding (RTM)
    • Rotational molding
    • Surface treatment
Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, aircraft interior
  • Automotive, body panels & substructures
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Laminate sheets, solid
  • Marine, other
  • Profiles
  • Tubes
  • Other composite structures
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Civil engineering
  • Finite element modeling/analysis (FEM/FEA)
  • Market research
  • Materials analysis
  • Product design
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, business development/acquisition
    • Consulting, materials
    • Consulting, process development
    • Consulting, structual design