29 August 2019
COMPOSITES EUROPE, International Composites Conference and Lightweight Technologies Forum - these are three strong events that will be held from 10 to 12 September to highlight the potential of modern composite materials. These are the highlights.
26 August 2019
The increasing dynamics in the electrification of vehicles and in drive technology are leading to drastic changes in the entire mobility and vehicle industry - and also in significant parts of mechanical engineering.
21 August 2019
Stratasys, a global leader in additive manufacturing and 3D printing technology, will be demonstrating at COMPOSITES EUROPE how robust yet lightweight 3D-printed composite tools are used in a variety of industries. Stratasys will demonstrate the versatility of its FDM and PolyJet technologies throughout the entire product development process - from prototyping and tooling to finished production parts. Live at the booth, Stratasys will showcase its flagship solution for the composite industry, the Fortus 380 Carbon Fiber 3D printer and a number of customer examples.
16 August 2019
On the basis of a CFRP component, visitors to the fair can see a complete machining process - from CAD/CAM to milling and quality evaluation. The exchange of process data during milling and quality assurance data makes it possible to intervene in the machining process in the event of deviations from specified production, quality or threshold values.
07 August 2019
The "Altair Enlighten Award" recognizes the greatest successes in reducing the weight of vehicles. The ultra-lightweight seat from AMC, csi entwicklungstechnik and Alba tooling & engineering has now received an award in the "Future of lightweight construction" category. The seat will be on display at the Lightweight Technologies Forum in Stuttgart from 10 to 12 September.
23 July 2019
For Jeroen Bleekemolen, being fast is part of the job. The successful racing driver and winner of the 24-hour races in Le Mans, Dubai and on the Nürburgring will talk about his...
12 July 2019
Interfaces between individual production stations are often the bottleneck and source of errors in production. The Automated Sorting and Kitting System (ASK) developed by Broetje-Automation makes it possible to eliminate this interface in the processing of composite blanks.
11 July 2019
Bio-based polymers are on the advance. In 2018, the total production volume reached 7.5 million tons.