MACHINING/DRILLING

Machining/Drilling

CAMX 2020 exhibit preview: Fibreworks and Composite Factory

Fibreworks Composites and sister company Composite Factory highlight their capabilities for building complex composite structures.

Fabrics/Preforms

High-rate, automated aerospace RTM line delivers next-gen spoilers

At Spirit AeroSystem’s Prestwick facility in Scotland, a glimpse of the future of aerocomposites manufacturing in a resin transfer molding line for A320 spoilers.
#ndi #cuttingtools #insidemanufacturing

Machining/Drilling

Siemens, Comau offer integrated robot/CNC control solution

The jointly offered system enables Comau robot kinematics to be fully integrated into a Siemens CNC system.
#automation #cuttingtools

Glass Fibers

YG-1 solid-carbide routers designed for faster composites machining

Four new solid-carbide fiberglass routers have been launched for CNC or hand routers to handle everyday composite machining.
#aramidfiber #cuttingtools

Aerospace

Finishing tools prevent delamination in hybrid material machining

Seco Tools’ JC898 rougher and JC899 finisher are designed for use with hybrid CFRP-metal stacked materials for aerospace applications.
#cuttingtools

Machining/Drilling

JEC World 2020 preview: Trelleborg

Trelleborg Applied Technologies is showcasing advancements across its range of epoxy tooling boards.
#cuttingtools

Machining/Drilling

Composites enable novel flying speedboat

Candela Boats’ Seven speedboat combines all-electric propulsion with precision foiling in a design made possible by creative composites engineering.
#adhesives #layup #cuttingtools

Pultrusion

SourceBook 2020

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

Machining/Drilling

Solid carbide drill designed for aerospace composites

Sandvik Coromant’s CoroDrill 863 solid carbide drill with -O geometry has been designed to improve drilling consistency and performance on composite aerospace workpieces.
#cuttingtools

Molds/Tools

Composites 4.0: digital assistants, edge computing and the future of smart factories

Plataine reviews developments and discusses where composites manufacturing is headed.
#infrastructure #layup #workforcedevelopment