01 April 2005
01 April 2005
Componeering Inc. has recently signed new distribution agreements to expand its sales and support partner network for ESAComp software.
New European distributors include EnginSoft S.p.A. for Italy and IDAC Ltd for the United Kingdom and Ireland. Convergent Mechanical Solutions has become a representative for the United States and Canada.
ESAComp is comprehensive composites design and simulation software developed by Componeering Inc. (Helsinki, Finland). ESAComp can be used as a stand-alone tool for conceptual, preliminary and detailed design of layered composite products. It also interfaces with major finite element software and adds composites specific features to their post processing, such as detailed assessment of composite failure with advanced failure criteria.
ESAComp has been developed with the support of the European Space Agency (ESA), and hence it is widely used by the European aerospace industry. New users come from various industries using high-performance composites.
At JEC Composites Show 2005 in Paris (April 5-7), Componeering introduces a new release of ESAComp with enhanced ANSYS integration. Similar integration is under way for MSC.Patran and ABAQUS with the support of the FE software vendors.
Alvant has been appointed to work on a two-year, £28 million project titled Large Landing Gear of the Future, which aims to deliver a 30% weight reduction and assist the aerospace industry’s drive to reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions.
Hexadrone’s 3D printed Tundra prototype, manufactured by CRP Technology via laser sintering (LS) technology using Windform SP and Windform XT 2.0 carbon composite materials, has won the Red Dot Award 2018 in the drone category.
UK company Norco Composites has invested in a larger spray booth and a new cutting and kitting machine to enable the company to increase productivity in line with growing demand from its marine customers.