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2011-09-19 22:15:58

Up to now, aircraft have been put together in huge assembly cells, but to build the necessary facilities is expensive and time-consuming. That is why Fraunhofer researchers have come up with a flexible assembly-line concept that features robots working in the same way they do in automotive production. The developers are presenting their new manufacturing approach at the Composites Europe trade fair in Stuttgart in Hall 4, Booth D03. One of this future assembly line´s first elements can...

2011-09-06 19:00:00

Gerber Technology introduces the GERBERcutter® Z1, the companyâs next generation computer-controlled, single-ply cutting system designed to cut a wide range of challenging composite materials. Tolland, CT / Shanghai, China (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 In September, during the China Composites Expo 2011 in Shanghai, China, Gerber Technology will introduce the GERBERcutter® Z1, the companyâs next generation computer-controlled, single-ply cutting system...

2011-08-30 15:12:26

Polyurethane reinforced with carbon nanotubes outperforms currently used materials Efforts to build larger wind turbines able to capture more energy from the air are stymied by the weight of blades. A Case Western Reserve University researcher has built a prototype blade that is substantially lighter and eight times tougher and more durable than currently used blade materials. Marcio Loos, a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, works with...

2011-08-10 07:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Core Molding Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CMT) today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. The Company recorded net income for the second quarter of 2011 of $2,842,000 or $0.41 per basic and $0.39 per diluted share, compared with net income of $441,000, or $0.06 per basic and diluted share, in the second quarter of 2010. Total net sales for the second quarter were $35,294,000, compared with $23,476,000 in the same...

2011-08-02 06:06:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Web Industries, a global leader in custom manufacturing and development services for flexible materials, has opened a new Composites Automation Development Center in the Atlanta, Georgia area. The 10,000 sq. ft. development environment will help Web Industries customers from around the world test new and emerging carbon fiber composite materials for qualification and use in the automated fiber placement manufacturing process. At the Center, engineers...

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