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
Dr. Asta Partanen, expert of the nova-Institut for market developments of biobased composites, will moderate the lecture session on biocomposites at this year's ICC - International Composites Conference on September 11. In an interview, Dr. Partanen explains why the use of biocomposites is becoming increasingly attractive.
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.
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.
24 June 2019
The market for composites in maritime applications reached a total volume of USD 3.83 billion in 2018. It is expected to grow by an average of 5.6 percent annually to USD 5.04 billion by 2023. The booming market for recreational and high-speed boats, in particular, is driving the composites industry forward.