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SourceBook 2021

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


Composites mold manufacturer, BBG, is finalist for Germany’s best toolmaker 2020

Smart molds for Industry 4.0 applications key to its recognition in “Excellence in Production” competition.
#automation #composites4_0


University of Stuttgart, Institute of Aircraft Design uses adaptive mold technology from Adapa

Reconfigurable mold aids development of digitally-manufactured composite parts for reduced-emissions transport vehicles.


Trelleborg launches high-temperature tooling material for direct-to-part manufacture

The tooling material has operating temperature of up to +180ºC, low CTE, offers an alternative to aluminum, prepreg and steel for high-volume part production.


Braided preforms meet phase-change tooling

A program from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory adopts automated braiding and phase-change tooling for a complex geometry unmanned aircraft part.

Carbon Fibers

Thermwood demonstrates novel 3D printing approach for large vessel molds

Thermwood 3D-printed and trimmed five-foot-tall sections that were then bound together and bolted to form a complete female mold. The entire mold section, made of four printed pieces, weighs 4,012 pounds and required 65.5 hours to print.

Carbon Fibers

3D printing CFRP molds for RTM flaperon, exoskeletons and more

The Chair of Carbon Composites at TU Munich is advancing composite additive manufacturing via large-scale extrusion, continuous fiber printing, integrating heating into tools and more.
#paek #cleansky #continuousfiberAM


National Composites Week: Thermoplastics, recycling, tooling

As we celebrate National Composites Week, we’ve collected some of our top content on recent developments in thermoplastic composites, recycling and tooling.


DUNA introduces Corafoam tooling board product line

The 2-Ib polyurethane Corafoam HPT-35 makes for efficient production of prototypes, is non-toxic and can be applied to composite layup tooling.


CAMX 2020 exhibit preview: Janicki Industries

Janicki Industries is featuring its fast prototyping process for flyaway parts and tooling for urban air mobility (UAM) vehicle manufacturers.