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As Seen In CompositesWorld
Racing to build tomorrow’s automotive composites workforce
Recent graduates share experiences gained from collegiate automotive design, engineering and motorsport competition Formula SAE.
GKN Aerospace breaks ground on UK Global Technology Centre
Twenty-five partners will also collaborate on the center, which will focus on research for additive manufacturing and advanced composites for aircraft.
Composite container protects satellites — on the ground
Cored composites add the strength, smoothness and portability needed for a container built to ship satellites over air, land and water.
CW Talks: Highly automated thermoplastic laminate production
The latest episode of CW Talks: The Composites Podcast, explores the collaborative development of a new thermoplastic laminate by SABIC, Airborne and Siemens.
Episode 17: Gino Francato, Sabic; Arno van Mourik, Airborne; John O'Connor, Siemens
Business leaders at Sabic, Airborne and Siemens discuss a collaboration by the three companies to develop the UDMAX thermoplastic laminate manufacturing system.
Automated manufacturing solutions from Airborne
I had the chance recently to interview Marcus Kremers, chief technology officer of Airborne International (The Hague, Netherlands), who told me about his company’s growing smart automation initiatives for its customers.
Webinar: Composites in aerostructures
CompositesWorld is hosting a free Siemens-sponsored webinar on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 2:00 pm EST, titled, “New Entrants in Aerospace: Composites as the Deciding Factor.”
Local Motors to use Siemens software for 3-D printed vehicles
The partnership combines Siemens’ PLM software technology with Local Motors’ leadership in co-created and 3-D-printed vehicles – direct digital manufacturing (DDM).
Designing with composites: Optimizing for performance and manufacturing
David Leigh Hudson, the director of product and market strategy for the Fibersim product portfolio at Siemens PLM Software (Waltham, MA, US), the need in the field of composite part design for a serious commitment to what he terms "concurrent engineering" processes.
Laser projection: Envisioning more than templates
Advanced systems offer ply-placement verification, aids to faster assembly and manufacturing process and quality control.
Virtual process chain + online process monitoring = first-time-right manufacturing
Co-authors Dr. Michael Bruyneel, Marc Attar and Dr. Christian Brauner (Siemens PLM Software, Liège, Belgium) illustrate the benefits of manufacturing simulation software in virtual trials of molding processes, using resin transfer molding as a reference.
Software Update: Simulation saves
A look inside the increasingly well-equipped virtual toolbox for composite design, analysis, and manufacturing.
Virtual testing of composites: Beyond make & break
Software-based micromechanical modeling and analysis methods promise faster and more cost-effective aircraft development and testing programs.
Software enables submarine shipyard’s composites-for-metal effort
When Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft GmbH (Kiel, Germany) looked for a software solution to reduce the risk of using composites for a greater range of thicker parts, FiberSIM software from VISTAGY Inc. (Waltham, Mass.) enabled its engineers to develop initial designs more quickly and to better understand the impact of design changes.
WINDPOWER 2011 Report
Wind energy advocates, turbine builders and their suppliers, policy makers, and a growing number of wind-involved composites professionals gather where it all began.
Learjet 85 composite pressurized cabin a cost cutter
Single-piece carbon fiber composite structure selected over multipiece aluminum fuselage barrel section in new bizjet design.
The Private Space Race
NASA passes the development torch to legacy contractors and NewSpace entrepreneurs, igniting a new competition in space transport.
JEC Composites Show 2010 Highlights
Despite the volcanic ash that clouded air travel, an eruption of new technology and new business did much to dispel the clouds of economic recession.
Orion re-entry system: Composites displace metal
World’s largest heat shield updates metal design with out-of-autoclave process.
Simulation simplifies fabrication of all-composite crew module
Specialized simulation software shortens development cycle on first all-composite crew module demonstrator for NASA space program.
JEC COMPOSITES 2009 Product Showcase
Despite the doleful state of the global economy, the turnout in Paris — exhibitors and visitors — proved surprisingly strong.