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Proving out LM PAEK welding for Multifunctional Fuselage Demonstrator
Clean Sky 2 STUNNING project will manufacture lower thermoplastic fuselage while MECATESTERS will test Toray LM PAEK in conduction and induction welding for parameters, cyclic loading, aging and environmental effects .

Fraunhofer IFAM researchers awarded Wright Brothers Medal for industrial robot research

Fraunhofer IFAM researchers awarded Wright Brothers Medal for industrial robot research
The publication describes the use of an external laser tracker measuring system to improve the accuracy of industrial robots.

hybrid composite rear load floor for battery-electric vehicle

Hybrid thermoplastics give load floor impact strength
Project leads to development of new compression process for selective application of D-LFT on UD tape laminates.

FLEXMONT vertical tail plane workcell

The future of CFRP aerostructures assembly
Metrology, robotics and inline inspection cut cost, reduce shimming and enable future automated production of three vertical tail planes per day.

Composite Application Center

Composite Application Center launches in Singapore
An international group of companies has announced the launch of a Singapore based Composite Application Center to support the composites industry through combined expertise and facilities.

JEC World 2018 preview: Infiana and Fraunhofer
Specialty films manufacturer Infiana and the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM will jointly exhibit at JEC World 2018 in Paris March 6-8.

 Laura Littlejohn, a scientist at Ashland LLC

SMC: Old dog, new tricks
A sheet molding compound renaissance highlights new reinforcements, new fillers, new matrices, new opportunities.

CTC

CW Plant Tour: Composite Technology Center, Stade, Germany
A cornerstone of Germany’s CFK Valley, CTC pushes composites forward via automation, recycling, digital thread-based manufacturing and more.

Composite engine piston cylinder housings
Phenolic BMC could replace aluminum in car/motorcycle engine housings.

Trends in automation: ATL and AFP technologies increase speed, flexibility
Many automated production solutions were on offer at JEC Europe 2015, and several companies made announcements.

PMI foam core outperforms honeycomb in infused nose landing gear doors
The results of Airbus (Toulouse, France) subsidiary Composite Technology Centre GmbH (CTC, Stade, Germany) studies in 2013 to find more productive but less costly methods of fabricating carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) sandwich constructions.

PMI foam core outperforms honeycomb in infused nose landing gear doors
The results of Airbus (Toulouse, France) subsidiary Composite Technology Centre GmbH's (CTC, Stade, Germany) studies in 2013 to find more productive but less costly methods of fabricating carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) sandwich constructions.

CFK-Valley Stade 2014 Conference Report
Always a technical-paper gold mine, this local event, in 2014, was determined to expand its sphere of composites influence.

CFK-Valley Stade 2013 Review
Quality papers, candid speakers and compelling subject matter put the Carbon Composite Valley on the international map.

2013 JEC Europe new product showcase
The JEC Europe 2013 trade show (March 12-14, at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France) 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.

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