DESIGN/SIMULATION

Design/Simulation

Composites-focused engineering, simulation services company launches in Germany

Simutence GmbH, a company started by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology graduates, offers custom simulation methods to composites manufacturers across end markets.
#trends #discontinuousfiber #workforcedevelopment

Aerospace

CGTech joins NIAR to support ATLAS research

CGTech's AFP/ATL programming and simulation software will be used to support ATLAS aerospace composites research at the National Institute of Aviation Research.
#cuttingtools

Design/Simulation

Beijing Institute of Technology leverages SwiftComp for composites research

The university is using AnalySwift’s simulation software as part of the company’s Academic Partner Program.
#weaving

Design/Simulation

Exact Metrology introduces Artec 3D laser scanner

The Artec Ray scanner is designed for scanning of large objects with high accuracy and speed.
#windblades

Aerospace

Lockheed Martin selects iBASEt digital manufacturing solution

The digital manufacturing suite will be used for tracking prepreg out time on Lockheed Martin’s defense aircraft applications, among other manufacturing operations.
#layup #lockheedmartin

Design/Simulation

DLR selects MultiMech for crack prediction in CMC components

The German Aerospace Center has selected MultiMechanics’ modeling and simulation software to perform advanced crack prediction during the manufacturing of ceramic matrix composite components.
#ceramicmatrixcomposites

Additive Manufacturing

Continuous Composites, Spatial partner to advance composite 3D printing

As part of the partnership, Continuous Composites will use Spatial Corp.’s 3D software to advance its robotic continuous-fiber 3D printing technology.
#trends #aramidfiber #autoclave

Defense

U.S. and Japanese scientists partner on composite simulation study

Scientists from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and the Japanese Ministry of Defense will use simulation software to study impact effects on composites used in figher aircraft.
#workforcedevelopment

Design/Simulation

Lightweighting partnership to evaluate metal to composites joining technologies

Detroit project team will recommend most optimal joining technologies for specific material combinations.

Glass Fibers

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.
#layup #feature #airbus