TemperChip machining temperature sensor for composites

Patented device provides real-time machining data to monitor and accurately predict tool life, opening up the horizons to measure a variety of parameters between cutting tool and material.  


Brighton Science unveils BConnect: The world's first surface intelligence platform

Next-generation solution combines diagnostic tools with data analytics to understand and prevent bonding and adhesion issues in composites and other industries.

Glass Fibers

Adaptive composite elements for building facades exhibited at JEC World 2023

University of Stuttgart institutes use carbon and glass fiber composites, robotic fabrication, biomimetic design and digial twin/control to demonstrate adaptive facade elements for future buildings.


Airborne, Accudyne partner to provide automated composites solutions worldwide

The two companies have signed an MOA to collaborate on further development of digital automation systems for composites manufacturing in aerospace, renewable energy, future mobility and more.
#automation #wingoftomorrow #space


JEC World 2023 preview: Techni-Modul Engineering

Smart Control automated technology enables high-rate, AI-driven kitting, stacking and layup of preforms and composite parts.
#automation #jec


Addyx carbon exoskeleton technology enables molded ribs inside hollow composite structures

Using a water-soluble mandrel, carbon exoskeleton opens paradigm for topology-optimized composites, cutting weight, manufacturing time and scrap rate.


JEC World 2023 preview: Carbon Axis

Carbon Axis unveils tape winding and heating capabilities for XCell, a turnkey automated fiber placement (AFP) robotic cell.  


Loop Technology develops robotic arm for wing box inspection

Part of an R&D project with Spirit AeroSystems, the seven-axis Bravura robotic arm automates inspection and sealing within small spaces like aircraft wing boxes.
#ndi #automation #wingoftomorrow


Markforged highlights Sidus Space 3D-printed composite satellite

The two partners have spent the last four years working on LizzieSat, a partially 3D-printed satellite that is set to launch on the SpaceX Transporter-9 rocket in 2023.
#wingoftomorrow #space #continuousfiberAM

Urban Air Mobility

MFFD thermoplastic floor beams — OOA consolidation for next-gen TPC aerostructures

GKN Fokker and Mikrosam develop AFP for the Multifunctional Fuselage Demonstrator’s floor beams and OOA consolidation of 6-meter spars for TPC rudders, elevators and tails.
#workinprogress #outofautoclave #wingoftomorrow