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Laser Finishing of composites opens up efficiency potentials

The benefits of laser-based technologies include high flexibility and non-contact, wear-free finishing. In addition to this, the introduction of energy precisely tailored to the given application makes it possible to also finish materials sensitive to temperature. 

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Composites in boat and shipbuilding

Besides aviation, all the other sectors where GFRP and CFRP are deployed also require reliable tests for these specialised materials. The automotive industry, in particular, is tasked with qualifying testing processes that facilitate complete material characterisation and error tracing in a non-destructive and reasonably time- and cost-effective way.

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ICC 2018 on 5th and 6th November in Stuttgart – register now!

Prior to the Composites Europe the 4th International Composites Congress ICC will take place in Stuttgart from 5-6 November. Look forward to interesting encounters and high-caliber lectures on topics such as high-performance SMC production with carbon fibre reinforcement, thermoplastic components or standardisation under the guiding title "Composites – on the path to becoming a key industry?" The partner country this year is Austria. The congress programme can be found » here.



KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH is focusing on wet extrusion, pultrusion and fiber forming in Stuttgart and will be demonstrating this on site with animations and sample components. Today's episode of COMPOSITES EUROPE TV gives you a first impression of the world of KraussMaffei.

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