The seven-axis Viper 1200 CNC fiber-placement system is a compact version of the larger Viper 3000. The system extends the full benefits of computer-controlled fiber placement to makers of smaller, highly contoured structural aircraft composite parts, such as tail and wing spars, pivot shafts, and flex beams. Viper 1200 provides a one-step fabrication process for the manufacture of simple or complex, symmetrical or asymmetrical, solid or core sandwich advanced composite parts.
Some cars are more reliable than others, but even the vehicles at the bottom of this year’s Consumer Reports reliability survey are vastly better than those of 20 years ago in the key areas of powertrain and hardware, experts said this week.
Many of the materials in this slideshow are resins or elastomers, plus reinforced materials, styrenics, and PLA masterbatches. Applications range from automotive and aerospace to industrial, consumer electronics and wearables, consumer goods, medical and healthcare, as well as sporting goods, and materials for protecting food and beverages.
While many larger companies are still reluctant to rely on wireless networks to transmit important information in industrial settings, there is an increasing acceptance rate of the newer, more robust wireless options that are now available.
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