Advanced Composites Blog

Aug 10, 2017 1:13:59 PM

Seamer Formatting Test

August 2017 - Seamer Formatting Test

The Globe composites team continues to test various continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRT) tape products in our Seamer formatting process. By edge-welding prepreg tape pieces together in off-axis fiber orientations; e.g. 90 degrees, +45 degrees and -45 degrees, much higher rate...

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Jul 1, 2017 1:24:00 PM

CFRT Tape Formatting

July 2017 - Strides in CFRT formatting

June marked a significant milestone for the Globe composites team, as they demonstrated the first fully automated process utilized to format continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRT) tape. Composite material suppliers, aerospace OEMs and tier one automotive and aerospace suppliers visited...

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Jun 1, 2017 9:00:00 AM

SAMPE, Advanced Manufacturing for Rapid Production

June 2017- Sampe Follow-up

SAMPE2017 at the Seattle Convention Center was well attended and exhibitors commented that the quality of attendees was very high, evidenced by detailed aerospace program discussions and need for composite materials, process and manufacturing expertise. The 2 1/2 hour "Advanced Manufacturing for...
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