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What are composites and how these parts are made? 

Here's our guide from basics to finishing, and everything in-between.

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The basic definition of "composites" is a combination of unique, individual elements - fiber and matrix to create a lightweight and strong component. 

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For higher rates of manufacturing, we introduce some of the equipment-intensive processes, such as LRTM and VARTM among others.

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With the advancement of the robotic technology, we discuss the different levels of automation, its associated parameters and requirements. 

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Taking full advantages of the composite materials' mechanical properties with the different reinforcements and matrices available.

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For larger or more complex shapes, this is where positive, as well as negative pressure, considered as "heavy machinery" - includes presses and high-pressure machinery work. 

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Addcomposites now offers other services - anywhere from cell design to material evaluation and more. Let us help you to achieve your goals. 

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The most common method of manufacturing is a manual method called hand layup - done without shifting the fiber due to the directional strength discussed previously.

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Together we explore the benefits of pick-and-place robots aiding in the manufacturing process without the risk of injury for humans. 

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Manufacturing has seen a major shift due to advent of new material, computational processing technology and an increasing adoption of these technology.