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California startup Mighty Buildings’ award-winning prefabricated building production process relies on large-format 3D printing, UV-curable resins, digital design and automation.
French technology platform expands access to composites beyond aerospace, while humm3 offers cost-effective dry fiber and thermoplastic tape placement in addition to CF/epoxy prepregs.
It used to be enough that AFP systems could precisely and quickly place and cut multiple tows to build complex aerostructures. Now, fabricators need those tows steered, and the tighter the radius, the better.
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The new building demonstrates the company's patented Continuous Fiber 3D Printing (CF3D), and reflects the relationships it has built over the years with industry members.
Technical flange is designed to avoid resin waste up to 80%, improve surface finish and save on cost and production time.
Successful first demonstrations on 16-mm-thick CF/PA12 to be followed by CF/PEEK tapes and embedded sensors for structural health monitoring (SHM).
Positioning and drilling end effector for automated, high-precision and quality-assured pre-assembly developed with Airbus in German-funded “Tempo” sub-project.
Arris plans to expand its high-performance, high-volume Additive Molding technology to new industries and regions.
Compression resin transfer molding overcame the difficulty in shaping CFRP car parts with development time reduced by 50%.
NEW PRODUCTS: PROCESSES
MolecularGRIP combines atmospheric plasma treatment with adhesion promoter chemistry for automated, environmentally-friendly adhesion promotion on material surfaces.
Flatline Creel uses low-pressure, low-friction patented pneumatic technology to regulate the torque applied to each position on the creel.
Ideal for laboratory testing and low-volume production applications, the D-100 model is highly compact, and ensures edge-to-edge temperature uniformity.
Inspire Mold can evaluate manufacturability of new components at the outset of development, complete design iterations faster, reduce cost and other optimization features.