An evolving landscape of automation, sensors and AI software is not an end, but a means to achieve the cost, quality, efficiency and agility required for future manufacturing.
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Highlights from the Composites Convention 2019, June 12-13, in Stade, Germany, organized by CFK Valley e.V. and Carbon Composites e.V, and the German Aerospace Center’s 5th Colloquium on Production Technology, on May 15, in Augsburg.
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The oven has a maximum temperature of 650°F and is used to cure vacuum-bagged composite aircraft parts.
Focused on design simulation for NCF preforming and tools for industrializing layer-by-layer curing, the projects will commence in May 2020 with university and industry partners.
JEC Group has announced its JEC Innovation Awards finalists, 33 total from 11 categories. Winners will be announced at JEC World 2020 on March 4.
Award categories include innovative composite applications, processes or research. The application deadline is March 31.
The automated line at Solvay's Heanor, U.K. facility combines with the company's fast curing technologies for a 3-minute takt time on cured parts.
NEW PRODUCTS: CURING
This low-temperature, 12-hour-cure tooling prepreg is the latest product in Composites Evolution’s Evopreg EPT tooling epoxy range.
BriskHeat’s LYNX Temperature Control System is a modular PID temperature control system that controls up to 1,024 zones.
Wisconsin Oven (East Troy, Wis., U.S.) has announced release of the latest version of its established Wisconsin Premium Control System (WPCS) for data acquisition and control of the oven-based composites curing process.
BriskHeat’s SDX digital PID temperature controller is designed for high accuracy in a portable, tabletop controller.
French Oil & Mill Machinery’s 200-ton hydraulic press reduces installation costs and provides a low work height.