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CompositesWorld's series of topical webinars is tailored specifically for the designers, engineers, and executives who are moving the composites industry forward. All webinars are recorded and available on demand. If you'd like to be notified when a new webinar is scheduled, sign up here.

Challenges and Benefits of Implementing a Digital Twin in Composites Manufacturing

For most companies, the idea of a digital twin is purely theoretical. This presentation will highlight practical challenges as well as real-world benefits of the digital twin.

Improving Cast Polymer Formulations with Lightweight Minerals

Learn how lightweight minerals can reduce formulation costs and weight in cast polymer applications.

Alignment of a 5-Axis Universal Head, Using A Ball-End Test Arbor

Senior metrology expert Marty Sutten will explain the use of a ball-end test arbor to align a 5-axis universal head, while examining all the sources of error, and reviewing the proper techniques on how to measure and isolate them.

Waterjet Cutting: The Right Solution in the Manufacturing of Composite Materials

After an introduction to the waterjet cutting process and its scope of application, CMS will explore the technical aspects and specificities to consider when approaching this technology.

UV Cured Powder Coating of Plasma Treated Heat Sensitive Substrates

This webinar will discuss how the combination of a conductive primer, plasma treatment, and UV curable powder coatings is a viable way to finish heat-sensitive substrates without thermal damage or deformation.

Avoiding Pitfalls: Successful Adoption of Thermoplastic Composites from Industrial and Aerospace Experts

For years, the composites industry has touted the benefits of thermoplastic composites (TPC) over alternative material technologies, contributing to the significant growth momentum across various industries.

Seamless Versatility in AFP

Ingersoll Machine Tools presents a seamless approach to integrating functionality into a single, cohesive production unit for robotic and non-robotic platforms.

Improving Composites Processing through Water-Based Mold Release Agents by Chem-Trend

Water-based technology has improved significantly since the 1990s, and Chem-Trend wants to help their customers reduce their carbon footprint and present their latest water-based products.

Individual Tow Tension Control for Higher Quality Production and Less Waste

Gaining precise, consistent, easy to use tension control eliminates guesswork and operator dependencies, "good enough" results, and waste.

Filament Winding: Efficient Material, Machinery and Process Decisions

Learn from the Engineering Technology Corporation how decisions made during the filament winding process can trickle down to affect final throughput.

Large-Scale Thermoset Additive Tooling: Advancing the CAD to Tool Process

Learn about the differences in large-scale thermoplastics vs. thermoset, as well as applications for reactive additive manufacturing (RAM).

CMS Thermoplastics and Composites Production Equipment: Focused Design to Increase Efficiency, Quality, Safety, and Reliability

Take a deep dive into understanding a complete solution with respects to eliminating unnecessary handling, reducing footprint, increasing efficiency, and monitoring and controlling outside factors negatively impacting production.

Large Format Tooling Applications

Learn the current opportunities that exist in the tooling market for larger format additive manufacturing; design, materials and processing requirements needed to fabricate a quality tool; and challenges faced in the industry to further LFAM adoption.

Cleaning Composite Lay-Up Tooling Up to 15x Faster

The process of deep cleaning metallic layup tools to bare metal is cumbersome, antiquated, and dangerous to both employees and the environment.

Next-Generation Composite Materials and Processes

CW editors Jeff Sloan and Ginger Gardiner will explore the technologies being developed for this emerging manufacturing paradigm and discuss where and how they might be applied.

Find Success with Advanced Infusion for Aerospace

Providing several benefits over autoclave molded prepreg reinforcements - especially for large, complex structures - infusion is increasingly popular with aerospace and other traditional market manufacturers.

4 Simple Steps to Optimize Quality & Speed: Uncover Your "Hidden Factory"

This webinar will discuss how to find and prevent manufacturing anomalies through innovative and proven digital technologies today, and Industry 4.0 tomorrow. Register today!

Tool Design for Complex Composite Manufacturing

Using an actual case study of a multi shear web integrated control surface, Smart Tooling will review the application of the above fundamentals enabling successful complex composite fabrication. Register today!

Life Before Carbon Fiber: Why Boron Fiber is Still Relevant as a Composite Reinforcement

Did you know that there is no alternative to Boron where a design requires a high-specific compressive strength or high stability under cyclic thermal loading? Register today!

Supply Chain Lessons from COVID-19: How to Get Started with TCO

TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) is the key tool to objectively compare alternative sources to determine which items can be most profitably sourced domestically and which to offshore. Register today!

When Time and Money Matter in the Production of High Quality Composites Tooling

Learn the benefits of Solvay DForm® as well as discuss Solvay’s complete tooling solution – including tooling and process materials like bagging film. Register today!

Supply Chain Lessons from COVID-19: For Job Shops and Other Suppliers

In the third webinar in this series, Harry will, in detail, demonstrate how to convince your customers that they will be more profitable buying from you 20 to 40% of products they now import. Register today!

Improved Wind Blade Layup Process Using Laser Projection

LAP will explain how to integrate and use the system in order to significantly increase output, quality and process repeatability. Register today!

In-Situ Temperature Monitoring for Better Thermoplastic Welding

New in-situ monitoring technologies are being used to provide real-time data for improved closed-loop control for induction welders, to optimize curing processes and even to validate the quality of adhesive joining processes. Register today!

Supply Chain Lessons from COVID-19: For OEMs

In the second webinar in this series, Harry will, in detail, demonstrate that shorter supply chains are also more profitable for OEMs for 20 to 40% of products. Register today!

Supply Chain Lessons from COVID-19

It is now clear: shorter supply chains are stronger, more competitive supply chains. Register today!

How to Control Trace Contaminants to Prevent Composite Bond Failure

Quantitative surface quality measurements give manufacturers the proof to know when the surface is clean enough and the ability to monitor changes in cleanliness overtime. Register today!

Composites 101: The materials and processes driving composites fabrication

Learn the fundamentals of composites, key composite technologies that can drive growth, and application examples to spark ideas of how composites can open up opportunities in your business. Register today!

Automotive Processes for High-Rate Aerospace Composites Manufacturing

Learn how to bridge high-rate automotive manufacturing processes to aerospace, while maintaining aerospace-grade quality and performance. Register today!

How to 3D Print Sustainable Sacrificial Tooling for Composite Part Production and All-New Designs

Learn how binder jet 3D printing can produce durable, accurate sacrificial tools in sand - using a binder that remains water-soluble throughout process. Register today!

Next Gen Wind Energy: Production and Repair for the Decade Ahead

Explore advances in materials and processes within the Wind Industry presented by Composites One. Register today!

Flexible Aerospace Manufacturing using Laser Projection

Learn how to customize laser positioning for each tool to work optimally with either high contour shapes or flat parts, and how to create a more flexible manufacturing environment. Register today for this webinar presented by Virtek Vision.

Improving Composite Fracture Toughness using TFP Nonwovens

Learn how nonwoven interleaves can dramatically improve fracture toughness whilst adding minimum weight to the composite part in this webinar presented by Technical Fibre Products. Register today!

Additive Manufacturing of Advanced Composite Structures

Join Trelleborg for their webinar reviewing existing AM technologies, discuss recent advances in AM with fiber reinforced composite materials, and provide projections for the future. Register today!

The Art and Science of Creating Quality Composite Tools with Toray AmberTool materials

Quality composite tools come only from the highest quality composite prepreg materials and experienced processing. Join Jed Illsley of Toray Advanced Composites for his presentation on key points in tool design. Register today!

How to 3D Print Molds and Patterns for Composite Part Manufacturing

Advances in Tooling Technology: The Foundation to Quality Part Production

Carbonized Yarn, Felt, and Fabric Properties, Applications, and Opportunities

Fundamentals of Fiber Sizing and Emerging Trends and Solutions

Advanced Heating Solutions for Composite Processing and Repair