Category: Composites

CAMX 2022

Join us at CAMX booth F12 to learn how ALIGN 4.O and our exclusive smart mobile devices deliver a streamlined user experience and faster, more accurate fabrication. Contact us today to book a personalized demo at CAMX with one of our experts. Be sure to put Aligned Vision President Scott Blake’s presentation in your CAMX… Read more »

How to Eliminate Step-Away Time with Mobile Electronic Process Control

Mobile electronic process control has proven to be a highly valuable tool for manufacturers that employ manual processes in their production operations. Many such operations will continue to be performed most efficiently by human operators, because people have better visual and tactile senses and greater mobility than automated systems. Even as robots and cobots continue… Read more »

Electroimpact Integrates LASERVISION for 777 Wings

The Seattle Times reported …“neat new technology we’ve been able to build in designing all this new hardware” is an integrated self-inspection system. The machine takes measurements as the carbon-fiber strips are laid down and will alert the operators if a strip is missing or misaligned in any section. Then lasers overhead will shine a… Read more »

Improving Composites Processing with Automated Inspection

By Sara Black, CompositesWorld Magazine It’s no secret to anyone involved in aerospace composites that production rates in commercial aircraft assembly lines anchored by advanced layup processes — automated fiber placement (AFP) and automated tape laying (ATL) — have been constrained by the necessity of careful visual inspection and verification after each ply placement. Often,… Read more »