Infusion

Infusion represents a class of closed mold manufacturing processes whereby dry fabric — carbon fiber, glass, aramid or natural — is placed in a mold and infused with a liquid resin under heat and vacuum to distribute the resin throughout all fabric layers.
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Plant tour: Diamond Aircraft Austria, Wiener Neustadt, Austria

Composites use among general aviation manufacturers is far from unusual, but none apply them quite like this airframer does.

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Reconfigurable tooling: Revolutionizing composites manufacturing

Shape-changing molds eliminate tooling for large 3D panels while automated assembly fixtures go modular, using metrology to reduce cost and shimming.

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Composite Integration launches resin transfer molding, infusion technologies

The company’s modular infusion manifold automates the infusion process to simplify manufacture of large composite structures.