VIDEOS

Aerospace

Airbus Albatross flapping wing achieves gate-to-gate demonstration

AlbatrossONE demonstrator with 75% longer wing-tips vs. phase one proves freely flapping wing-tips can alleviate wing loads and avoid tip stall for improved aircraft performance.
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Testing

AeroVironment completes successful Sunglider HAPS stratospheric test flight

During the 20-hour test flight, the solar-powered high-altitude pseudo-sattelite (HAPS) surpassed 60,000 feet in altitude and demonstrated broadband mobile connectivity.
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Digital Demos

Introducing GreenPoxy bio-based epoxy resin systems

Sicomin Epoxy Systems offers an introduction to GreenPoxy - the company’s line of bio-based epoxies and gelcoats, available in industrial quantities for a wide range of manufacturing processes and market applications.

Thermoplastics

Combining AFP with 3D printing for flexible parts production

Electroimpact creates a multifunctional manufacturing cell for complex, aero-quality continuous fiber composite parts.
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Aerospace

Airbus Corporate Jets launches TwoTwenty business jet

Based on the Airbus A220, the ACJ TwoTwenty business jet’s cost, reliability and high performance address the requirements of the heavy and long-range business jet categories.
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Design/Simulation

Kinetic NRG, ACS-A design composite hydro-electric turbine blade

The 1.5-meter composite blade will enable Kinetic NRG’s hydro-electric generator to generate power in Australian channels and streams at flow rates of two meters per second.
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Digital Demos

Mold cleaners, primers, sealers and internal/external releases

AXEL Plastics reviews its line of mold cleaners, primers, sealers and internal and external mold releases designed for closed mold and pultrusion manufacturing processes.
#outofautoclave #sustainability

Cutting/Kitting

How Digital Cutting Technology Reduces Costs and Improves Flexibility

Automated cutting of composites reinforcement and other technical textiles is faster, more accurate and can result in dramatic reductions in material waste and labor. Having the right software is the key to getting the best results.

Aerospace

EHang unveils heavy-lift autonomous aerial vehicle

With a payload of 200 kilograms, the EHang 216L opens up commercial opportunities for short-to-medium-haul air logistics in both urban and rural areas.

Digital Demos

Physical testing to characterize composites

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments reviews use of static tests, impact tests, internal observations and fracture observations to assess and characterize the physical properties of composite parts and structures.
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