INJECTION/OVERMOLDING

Curing

Composites as auto-body reinforcements

Hybrid structural-reinforcement technology expands options, gains applications, markets.
#adhesives #workinprogress #electricvehicles

Injection/Overmolding

WEAV3D, GAA partner to expand structural composite opportunities in automotive sector

Tunable, composite lattice structures produced via patented automated weaving process able to support automotive volumes of hundreds of thousands of units per year.
#weaving

Thermoplastics

ENLIGHTEN program launched to speed thermoplastic composites industrialization

Multi-scale modeling, testing, sensors and machine learning will advance understanding and algorithms to achieve process control and optimization for both aerospace and automotive supply chains.
#paek #composites4_0

Automotive

Bespoke process produces composite brake pedal every minute

Three composite materials are used to create structural composite member that meets demanding mechanical requirements.
#workinprogress #automation #layup

Injection/Overmolding

Thermoplastic composite structure replaces metals on safety-critical brake pedals

First all-composite brake pedals developed by Boge Rubber & Plastics Group are lighter, stiffer, stronger and offer improved driving haptics.
#focusondesign #composites4_0

Injection/Overmolding

Clean Sky 2 IMCOLOR project develops integrated manufacturing process for lightweight product design

Multi-shot injection molding process and thermoplastic automated fiber placements with in-situ consolidation for automated, easy-to-reproduce parts that perform at high mechanical levels.
#cleansky

Filament Winding

The markets: Sports and recreation (2021)

The use of lightweight and high-performance composite materials in sports equipment continues to increase.
#cuttingtools #feature #biomaterials

Cutting/Kitting

SourceBook 2021

Welcome to the online SourceBook, the counterpart to CompositesWorld's annually published print SourceBook composites industry buyer's guide.
#sourcebook #adhesives

Injection/Overmolding

Altair Inspire Mold simulates injection molding process to optimize manufacturability

Inspire Mold can evaluate manufacturability of new components at the outset of development, complete design iterations faster, reduce cost and other optimization features.

Automotive

SGL Carbon, Koller Kunststofftechnik manufacture composite windshield

Injection molded carbon fiber profiles for future BMW Group models cut 40% of weight compared to conventional steel construction and offer potential use in other automotive projects. 
#bmw