Aligned Vision

LASERGUIDE projection systems project CAD patterns onto tooling. ProjectorVision/Automatic Ply Verification (APV) verifies/documents ply presence, location, fiber orientation, prevents FOD. KitGuide projects cutter ply pickup sequence. Data Collection, by work order, of material type, batch, out time, debulk.

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Chelmsford, MA 01824 US


A Message from Aligned Vision

As Seen In CompositesWorld

Improving composites processing with automated inspection
Automated, in-situ inspection bypasses the bottleneck of manual inspection.  

Assembly Guidance Systems is now Aligned Vision
The company says the new name reflects its expanded vision for composite fabrication management

Machine vision: Rapid error detection
Aerospace-aimed ply placement technology evolves into process management and near-real time inspection system for production laminated composite parts.

Assembly Guidance real-time AFP inspection system
Assembly Guidance Systems (Chelmsford, MA, US) has introduced LASERVISION, a system that provides fully automated inspection in high-performance composites manufacturing.

laser projection systems

Laser projection: Envisioning more than templates
Advanced systems offer ply-placement verification, aids to faster assembly and manufacturing process and quality control.

Assembly Guidance projection targets certified to meet Boeing standards
Assembly Guidance (Chelmsford, MA, US) has delivered its first laser projection targets certified to meet Boeing's recently established precision requirements.

CAMX 2014 exhibit previews, part 2
With CAMX 2014 less than a week away (Oct. 13-16, Orlando, Fla.), CompositesWorld offers a final glimpse of some of the products, technologies and services that you will find in booths in the Exhibit Hall. During the show, we'll keep you informed and up-to-date with the CAMX Show Daily, which will be distributed Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at the show. Safe travels to Orlando and we look forward to seeing you at the conference and trade show.

CAMX 2014 preview: Assembly Guidance Systems
Assembly Guidance Systems (Chelmsford, Mass.) is featuring its LASERGUIDE Software Development Kit (SDK), which enables composites manufacturers to integrate laser monitoring and control into their automated work cells, such as automated fiber placement (AFP) operations.

SAMPE 2013 New Product Showcase
A review of new products introduced at the SAMPE 2013 exhibition.

SAMPE 2013 Long Beach new product showcase
The SAMPE 2013 trade show (May 6-9, in Long Beach, Calif.) was the venue for introductions of a large number of new composite materials, technologies and manufacturing processes. Here's the HPC editorial staff's compilation of what was on display.

AFP/laser projection integration a first
Operators reportedly can use a single interface to seamlessly monitor and control both the AFP machine and the laser projection system.

Ply placement quality control
Assembly Guidance Systems Inc. reported at SAMPE 2012 that it is working on a variety of technologies designed not only to help composites manufacturers place fabric plies in the proper location on the tool, but also to make sure that foreign objects and debris do not contaminate a lay-up.

Ply placement: Largest laser projection system for wind blade manufacture
Following the recent installation of a 16-projector system for an aircraft fuselage application, Assembly Guidance Systems Inc. (Chelmsford, Mass.) recently delivered what it says is the largest unified laser-projection system of its kind, for wind turbine blade fabrication.

News Briefs: Dec. 20, 2011
3A Composites launches redesigned website; Assembly Guidance Systems delivers 20-projector laser system for wind turbine blade fabrication; Dynabrade names Ned Librock president; H3D Tool expands machining capacity.

JEC Paris 2011 Review
This annual Paris trade event’s statistics signal an advanced composites resurgence.

JEC Composites Paris: 2011 Product Showcase
The news from this annual Parisian in-gathering of composites professionals is heavily weighted toward automotive lightweighting.

JEC Paris highlights
The news from this annual Parisian in-gathering of composites professionals is heavily weighted toward automotive lightweighting.

JEC Composites 2011: Show highlights
Skies outside were gray but the atmosphere inside was all sunshine at the 2011 JEC Composites Show in Paris. Held March 29-31 at the Paris Expo in Porte de Versailles, the event’s upbeat buzz reflected the current upward trend in the composites industry.

The Private Space Race
NASA passes the development torch to legacy contractors and NewSpace entrepreneurs, igniting a new competition in space transport.

Cobham Composites opens newest facility in Suffolk, Va.
Facility will manufacture bomb covers, Miniature Air-Launched Decoy fuselages, CH-53K helicopter rotor components, and internal components for F-135 and F-119 engines; plant will employ 200 by 2014, with more expected.

Product Categories of Aligned Vision

Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Auxiliary processing equipment
    • Kitting equipment and software
    • Material handling equipment
    • Process controls
    • Projection/alignment systems, laser
  • Composite repair equipment
    • Repair kits and equipment
Testing, gauging, monitoring, analytical equipment and software
  • Surface analyzers
  • Other testing equipment
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Inspection services