Aim is affordable, enclosed composites manufacturing cells for many different processes (AFP, grinding, buffing, sanding, drilling) in North American market.
The new approach for large scale 3D printing was validated via Thermwood’s LSAM system and printed parts up to 5 by 10 by 10 feet.
Airbus is evaluating several advanced composites technologies as part of its Wing of Tomorrow program. Among these is liquid resin infusion of the lower wing skin, being developed by Spirit AeroSystems.
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Having recycled 60 tons of fiberglass in two years, the RIMTA program will expand to Conn., Mass., Maine and Wash. state via funding from the NOAA Marine Debris Program.
The laptop-sized WALKCAR automatic people mover is constructed from Teijin thermoplastic carbon fiber composite materials.
Electroimpact’s 6-axis continuous fiber 3D printer, one part of future multi-functional manufacturing cell
The Scalable Composite Robotic Additive Manufacturing (SCRAM) system 3D prints with continuous fiber tape or filament and seamlessly swaps end effectors for large-scale pellet deposition and CNC machining.
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