Machining and Drilling

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Published: 5/9/2019

Industrialized continuous fiber composite printing in Delft
CEAD offers large builds with speed, precision, low-cost extrusion and continuous fiber.

Published: 5/2/2019

Fusing waterjet, laser for efficiency in CFRP/CMC machining
Laser MicroJet technology offers high accuracy and speed without heat issues, burring or replacement of cutting tools.

Published: 5/1/2019

Smarter, integrated data for ATL/AFP
More than helping to eliminate dry runs and costly errors, AFP/ATL software is beginning to benefit the whole product lifecycle through the interconnectedness of the digital thread.

Published: 12/27/2018

Composite radar masts assembled for megayachts
Vabo Composites designs, builds and assembles 10m-tall composite radar masts, improving weight, stability and performance for modern megayachts.

Published: 9/17/2018

Continuous Fiber Manufacturing (CFM) with moi composites
Continuous fiber 3D printing using epoxy, vinylester and acrylic with continuous glass, carbon, basalt and other fibers, including deposition along nonlinear curves, is only the beginning.

Published: 9/7/2018

Automated Preforming, Part 7: Fill Gesellschaft
Fill automates preforming for 1-min cycle time overmolded thermoplastic automotive parts but supplies automation throughout aero- and autocomposites process chains.

Published: 6/4/2018

OMAX waterjet brings success to one-man machine shop
RPM has been waterjet cutting a lot of composites, to the point that the company has gained a reputation as a composite cutting specialist.

Published: 4/4/2018

Composites at AeroDef 2018
Highlights from the Aerospace Defense Manufacturing Conference – AeroDef 2018 include new technologies for tooling, drilling/machining and inspection of advanced composites.

Published: 7/13/2017

Center for mass production of lightweight composites
German R&D center brings together 8 institutes and more than 80 companies from 120 countries to help industrialize composite parts production.

Published: 10/13/2016

What I taught at IMTS
IMTS is a big manufacturing show dominated by machines and tools for cutting metals. I was asked to educate the masses about how the machining of composites is different. It was captured on video.