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Automated aerocomposites production: Liquid molding or welded thermoplastic?
Two materials and process approaches are demonstrated for CFRP bulkhead production.
Hexagon vision inspection eliminates manual inspection process
According to AMRC’s case study, Hexagon’s composite inspection technology uses 3D modeling to scan and map fiber orientation data, generating a 3D profile of the part being inspected.
C-FREX exoskeleton depends on CFRP for unpowered movement
C-FREX uses a novel design and CFRP to overcome the heaviness and weakness of metallic exoskeletons.
Exact Metrology presents RS-SQUARED area scanner
Manufactured by Hexagon, the 3D white light scanner is designed for high-speed, portable scanning of parts and surfaces.
Plug-and-produce AFP system installed in one day and debuts at composites automation center
Addcomposites completes installations of its AFP-XS toolhead at KUKA Finland and SAM|XL in Netherlands.
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.
New Digimat 2019.1 release enables smarter fiber-reinforced composite design values, allowables and crash modeling
Upgrades include high fiber content virtual test with 10-100 times faster analyses and progressive damage analysis using the Camanho method.
Airbus selects MSC Software's MaterialCenter platform
The software platform will enable Airbus to more easily manage material workflow from one database across divisions.
DSM 3D printing acceleration program accepting applications
The I AM Tomorrow Challenge is a ten-week program designed to help startup companies launch or mature their additive manufacturing innovations.
Automated, in-situ inspection a necessity for next-gen aerospace
Inline inspection technologies continue to evolve with the aim of providing faster and more accurate part inspection.
Plant Tour: STELIA Aerospace, Méaulte, France
Supplier of Airbus fuselage sections pushes boundaries of hybrid aerostructures production, assembly and thermoplastic composites.
Smarter, integrated data for ATL/AFP
More than helping to eliminate dry runs and costly errors, AFP/ATL software is beginning to benefit the whole product lifecycle through the interconnectedness of the digital thread.
Plant tour: Meggitt San Diego, CA, US
This aerospace and defense fabricator upgrades to a larger facility and gets, in the process, a chance to rethink and optimize material, people and process flow.
Hexagon unveils production software business
Vero Software, FASys and SPRING Technologies have been combined under the Hexagon brand.
Improving composites processing with automated inspection, Part II
Three additional inspection equipment providers describe their development of inline production quality-control systems.
Classic Reflections Coachworks: Tacoma, WA, US
They didn’t invent the wheel, but they take pride in reinventing — via high-quality CFRP and precision manufacturing — newer-model Corvettes with exteriors inspired by iconic Corvette stylings from this classic’s early days.