25 June 2010
25 June 2010
Advanced Material Concepts has opened a new advanced production facility to design and manufacture niche composite material products for automotive, aerospace and marine applications.
The company says that its new 5,500 sq. ft. manufacturing facility is equipped with the latest CNC 4-axis mould making milling machines, CNC lathes, 3D CNC routers, 3D digital scanning laser lab and state of the art 3D CAD/CAM computer design software, and that it can offer full turnkey application development right from concept through to design and prototype manufacture.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) selected a lightweight FiberSPAN fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) bridge deck, manufactured by Composite Advantage, for the Rugg Bridge on Route 57.
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.