Composite Alliance Corp.

A global tooling, machinery and service supplier that offers a wide selection of out-of-autoclave processing solutions, expert in RTM, VaRTM, closed mold prepreg curing as well as thermoplastic stamping. Single tooling and equipment to custom turnkey solutions and automation.

4900 Calvert St.
Dallas, TX 75247 US

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Live from 2017 Carbon Fiber conference
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Israel Aerospace Industries automated preforming and trimming of dry fabric for net-shape RTM parts

Improving one-piece aerostructures by automating preforming
IAI’s fully automated “one-shot” RTM production line cuts helicopter seat cost 30% vs. hand layup prepreg.

Composite Alliance Corp Techni-Modul Engineering automated preforming cell

Automated preforming: Intelligent automation in pick-and-place systems
Layups go industrial with hand-like grippers that can fold fabric or prepreg into corners and robot-mounted cameras that inspect from fabric to cut plies to fiber gaps in final preforms.

Preforms to parts via Quilted Stratum Process

Automated preforming: The numbers and landscape
CW’s multi-blog series on preforming begins with an overview and quick look at the numbers: 1-min takt time, 10-15 seconds per layer, 490-kg/hr and 3.5 million parts/yr. Are you ready for serial CFRP production?

CAMX 2016 Show Report
The 3rd annual joint ACMA/SAMPE-sponsored trade event comes to Anaheim with an exhibition and conference program attractive to professionals across the composites world.

Pultrusion, 3D printing, automation and SMC are ACE winners
ACMA's Awards for Composites Excellence (ACE) announced at CAMX 2016 in Anaheim, California, last week.

CAMX 2016 preview: Composite Alliance Corp.
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Turnkey manufacturing systems: Materials, markets and maturation
Automated production cells promise affordability and less risk in scaling up composites production, but are they really the path forward?

Product Categories of Composite Alliance Corp.

Materials
  • Preforms, unimpregnated
    • Carbon
    • Ceramic
    • E-Glass
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
Primary manufacturing equipment
  • Bladder molding equipment (formerly pressure bag)
  • Preform manufacturing equipment
  • Reaction injection molding equipment (RIM, RRIM, SRIM)
  • Resin transfer molding equipment (RTM)
  • Vacuum formers
  • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding equipment (VARTM
  • Other primary manufacturing equipment
  • Presses
    • Presses, compression molding
    • Presses, hydraulic
    • Presses, low-pressure
    • Presses, software and controls
    • Presses, thermoforming/pressure forming
Tools/tooling materials
  • Tools
    • Integrally heated
    • Preform screens
    • Prototype
    • RTM/resin infusion
    • Resin injection
    • Composite
      • Composite, carbon fiber/epoxy
      • Composite, fiberglass
      • Composite, prepreg
      • Composite, other
    • Metal
      • Metal, aluminum
      • Metal, invar
      • Metal, nickel shell
      • Metal, steel
      • Metal, other
  • Mandrels
    • Mandrels, aluminum
    • Mandrels, inflatable
    • Mandrels, segmented
    • Mandrels, steel
    • Mandrels, other
Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Auxiliary processing equipment
    • Mandrel extractors, hydraulic
    • Mandrel extractors, pneumatic
    • Material handling equipment
    • Metering/dispensing equipment
    • Mixers
    • Process controls
    • Robotic handling equipment
    • Trimming equipment
Fabricating services
  • Thermoplastic materials
    • Prototyping
  • Thermoset materials
    • Prototyping
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Finite element modeling/analysis (FEM/FEA)
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, process development