Fabric/Preform

Exploring the: Fabric/Preform Zone

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Published: 9/1/2018

Heatshield for Extreme Entry Environment Technology (HEEET): A broader mission
3D woven fabric enables scalable, tailorable heatshield that cuts cost, boosts performance for future spacecraft.

Published: 11/15/2017

Improving one-piece aerostructures by automating preforming
IAI’s fully automated “one-shot” RTM production line cuts helicopter seat cost 30% vs. hand layup prepreg.

Published: 10/19/2016

3D knitting solves preforming cost, time
Disruptive digitized technology a dramatic step-change in near-net preform production for Dassault Falcon interior air duct.

Published: 4/11/2016

Selective reinforcements boost “commodity” composite properties
Strategically placed advanced reinforcements reduce weight, cost while dramatically increasing mechanical performance and dimensional stability.

Published: 3/10/2016

Lower cost, less waste: Inline prepreg production
New technologies move direct (fabricator-based) prepregging closer to reality.

Published: 1/28/2016

Fiber patch preforms help tailor kiteboard performance
Automated means for laying fiber only where needed offers new potential to fine-tune torsional stiffness and flexibility to board and rider styles.

Published: 10/1/2015

Optimizing composite aerostructures production
Israel Aerospace Industries ramps production while reducing costs and improving quality thanks to integrated optimization software.

Published: 11/29/2014

CAMISMA’s car seat back: Hybrid composite for high volume
Recycled fibers, in-situ polymerized PA12 and steel inserts combined in one-shot process to cut weight 40 percent at competitive cost, cycle time and safety.

Published: 10/1/2014

Onboard protection: Tough battery enclosure
Unique composite laminate provides crash protection for electric vehicle’s battery, occupants and first responders.

Published: 3/4/2014

Albany Engineered Composites: Weaving the Future in 3-D
This 3-D weaver turned composite component supplier pursues a future in 3-D structures through continuous technology development.