Publications

Browse the gallery of articles describing the many ways Aligned Vision, formerly Assembly Guidance, has helped transform composites manufacturing. Links to full articles are included under each selection.

INNOVATIONS IN LASER TEMPLATING


CompositesWorld

Laser Projection Systems
Improve Ply Placement

How laser projection systems quickly
and accurately guide layup

CompositesWorld, March 1, 2004

AV History

Laser Guidance for
Hand-Laid Composites

Seminal presentation of laser
templating for composite

SME, January 10, 1987

EXTENDED FUNCTIONALITY OF LASER PROJECTION


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Composites for Aerospace:
Faster, More Automated

How robotics and automation
are raising laydown rates

Advanced Manufacturing, June 23, 2016

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Laser Projection: Envisioning
More Than Templates

Laser systems are moving into in-process
design verification and process control

CompositesWorld, May 1, 2015

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Improving Manual Manufacturing
with Laser Projection

Computer-based laser projection
guides work on large, complex surfaces

SAE International, October 1, 1993

AUTOMATIC INSPECTION


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Machine Vision:
Rapid Error Detection

Inline inspection and error detection
with LASERVISION

CompositesWorld, February 20, 2017

FOD

Addressing FOD in
Hand Laid Composites

Automatic Ply Verification
detects FOD Presence

42nd ISTC, October 11-14. 2010

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Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Automatic Inspection

A Holistic Approach to Composites Quality Using Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Automatic Inspection

SAMPE, June 2, 2020

WIND TURBINES


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Ply Placement for
Wind Blade Manufacture

A 20-projector LASERGUIDE system
guides wind turbine blade fabrication

CompositesWorld, March 31, 2012

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Simultaneous Work on
Wind-Turbine Blade Fabrication

20-projector system enables multiple
wind turbine blade fabrication jobs

CMSC, November 2, 2011