Category Archives: composite materials

Concordia 4D printing makes moldless composites faster and cheaper

3D printing composite materials without the use of molds is highly valuable to manufacturers seeking innovative, lightweight and strong components. By cutting out the middle man, businesses can save time and money when delivering products to customers across a broad range of industries. Such methods would, for example, be valuable to the marine industry that […]

Cevotec to corner composite materials market with additive manufacturing

Cevotec, a fiber composite engineering firm headquartered in Munich, has signed a distribution partnership with Manufacturer’s Representation Firm Composite Automation, LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, Composite Automation, LLC will become the official representative for Cevotec’s unique Fiber Patch Placement (FPP) additive manufacturing technology across the US, Canada and Mexico. Pick and place Fiber Patch Placement  Fiber Patch Placement […]

Harvard solves nature’s composite materials puzzle with rotational 3D printing

Composite materials, found naturally in teeth and shells, or synthetically as reinforced concrete, car tires and plywood, rely on the arrangement of fibers to create superior strength. In man-made objects however, the challenge is still replicating nature’s way of doing things. With rotational 3D printing, a team from the award winning Lewis Lab at Harvard John […]

Asco Industries joins Eurofighter Typhoon advanced manufacturing program with BAE Systems

British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company BAE Systems has signed a new partnership agreement with Belgian precision engineering firm Asco Industries. Focusing on the development of additive layer manufacturing, composite materials processing and other related technologies, the partners will work together to advance manufacturing of the Eurofighter Typhoon plane. A fighter jet tradeoff Described […]

Research institutions collaborate with Local Motors for big area additive manufacturing of composite materials

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) in Knoxville, Tennessee, has announced a Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) project with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and 3D …

Research institutions collaborate with Local Motors for big area additive manufacturing of composite materials

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) in Knoxville, Tennessee, has announced a Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) project with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and 3D …