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Voith updates roving applicator generation technology

Voith updates roving applicator generation technology
Voith GmbH is featuring carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) components such as tailored stacks for the automotive and aerospace sectors. 

The markets: Automotive (2020)

The markets: Automotive (2020)
As the global auto industry hurtles toward its confrontation with US fuel economy and European Union (EU) emissions standards in 2017, the pressure built to find more radical solutions to lightweighting.

Voith Composites, HRC to develop hydrogen pressure vessels for EVs

Voith Composites, HRC to develop hydrogen pressure vessels for EVs
The next-generation filament-wound composite high pressure vessels will be designed for use with fuel cell electric vehicles.

AZL OPTO-Light project for thermoplastic-overmolded thermoset composites parts

Thermoplastic overmolded thermosets, 2-minute cycle, one cell
Adhesive-free, functionalized hybrid composites enabled by industry-first, integrated molding cell.

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Reflections on carbon fiber
Highlights from the December 2018 Carbon Fiber conference include industry leader predictions about commoditization of composites, next-generation aircraft and automotive.

Looking ahead at composites trends in 2019
Columnist Dale Brosius predicts 2019 will reveal growth opportunities in infrastructure, wind energy and personal air mobility for composites. 

AVK presents its 2018 Innovation Awards
The 2018 AVK Innovation Awards were presented at the International Composites Congress (ICC) on Nov 5, chosen from more than 50 submissions.

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Voith wins Lightweight Design Award
Voith’s VRA technology for CFRP production lines is said to reduce waste and thus material costs by depositing carbon fibers close to the final shape.

High-volume autocomposites

Rear wall reboot: One-stop, tow to tape to CFRP part
Audi and Voith Composites iterate the CFRP rear wall from R8 sports car to A8 luxury sedan via an automated production line able to output hundreds of parts per day.

Thermoplastic composites: Past the tipping point?
The manufacturing world watched a decade ago as automatically placed thermoset composite tapes replaced aluminum in commercial airframes and made composites a household word in markets around the world. Has the time come for thermoplastic composite tapes to make a similar impact?

Composites – A neophyte’s quandary
An oft-cited concern is that new engineers are not exposed to composites as part of their materials science courses.

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Voith unveils digital carbon fiber manufacturing line
Patented production line used to produce the carbon fiber reinforced plastic rear panel for the new Audi A8.

Voith Composites automated composites production for Audi A8 rear wall

Automation, automotive, recycling and more from JEC World 2018
Mass production of automotive composites, recycling and composites in shipbuilding are just some of the themes from this year’s JEC.

Fraunhofer ICT in-mold pressure sensors for HP-RTM
Pressure sensor-based mold fill expected to maximize part consistency and minimize cycle time for auto industry molders.

Preforming goes industrial: Part 1

Preforming goes industrial: Part 1
ATL and AFP-based preforming options now abound for processing dry and/or impregnated reinforcements as quickly as 1 minute or less with potential yearly part yields in the millions.

JEC 2017 – Aiming for Industrialization
The exhibit floor in Paris reflected composites’ move toward high-rate and high-volume production.

Product Categories of Voith Composites SE & Co. KG

Abrasive tools
Adhesive applicators
Adhesive bonding
Aerospace, aircraft interior
Aramid
Automated fiber placement machines
Automatic tape laying
Automotive, body panels & substructures
Bonding equipment
CAD/CAM/CAE design
CAD/CAM/CAE hardware/software
Carbon, PAN-based
Carbon/carbon composites
C-Glass
Civil engineering
CNC machining equipment (multiaxis)
Coaters, knife-over-roll
Coating and painting
Compressors
Computer controls and software
Consulting, business development/acquisition
Consulting, materials
Consulting, process development
Consulting, structual design
Continuous laminating
Creels and bobbins, for fiber
Curing ovens/lamp arrays
Cutting equipment, knife
Cutting equipment, manual
Cutting equipment, ultrasonic
Diaphragm forming
Drilling and cutting tools
Drying equipment
E-Glass
Environmental testing equipment
Epoxy, 250 F cure
Epoxy, 350 F cure
Epoxy, toughened
Eye protection
Fatigue-testing equipment
Fiber placement
Fiber-handling equipment for SMC, pultrusion, filament
Filament winding
Filament winding machines and software controls
Films, masking
Finite element modeling/analysis (FEM/FEA)
Fire-retardant
Gasket materials for vacuum bags
Gloves
Hand cleaners
Hand layup
Hardness testers
Heat tapes
Heaters
Impregnation lines
Injection molding
Inserts
Laminate sheets, solid
Laminate thickness gauges
Mandrels, steel
Marine, other
Market research
Materials analysis
Metal bonding
Metal, aluminum
Metal, steel
Modeling/simulation/virtual testing software
Nesting software
Other composite structures
Other fabricating services
Other tools/tooling materials
Ovens
Potable-water grades
Presses, compression molding
Presses, diaphragm forming
Presses, hydraulic
Presses, injection Molding
Presses, low-pressure
Presses, vacuum
Pressure forming
Printing/marking equipment
Process controls
Product design
Profiles
Prototype
Prototyping
Repair ovens
Resin content analyzers
Resin injection
Resin transfer molding (RTM)
Resin transfer molding equipment (RTM)
Rotational molding
RTM/resin infusion
Sealing tapes and materials
Shim materials
Surface treatment
Temperature control devices
Tensioning equipment
Thickness measuring equipment
Trimming equipment
Tubes
Vacuum bagging materials, polymide
Vacuum bagging materials, silicone
Vacuum valves and pumps
Vacuum/repair tables (heated/unheated)
Viscosity measurement equipment