July 2018

Local Motors installs massive LSAM composite 3D printer to manufacture autonomous Olli shuttle

2018-07-09T12:39:14-07:00

July 2, 2018 |Source: 3dprintingmedia.network, by Tess Boissonneault

Local Motors has completed the installation of the world’s largest composite 3D printer, the Thermwood LSAM, at its Knoxville, TN microfactory. The large-scale machine will be used to produce Local Motors’ autonomous Olli shuttle.

Local Motors has relied […]

Local Motors installs massive LSAM composite 3D printer to manufacture autonomous Olli shuttle2018-07-09T12:39:14-07:00

March 2018

IACMI Members at the forefront of innovation at international composites conference

2018-03-20T16:12:15-07:00

This month, the international composites community gathered in Paris, France yet again for the JEC World 2018 composites conference. IACMI leadership joined over 1,300 exhibitors and 40,000 visitors from 115 countries around the globe to share and discover the latest composite technologies, applications, and developing trends for a variety of applications including aerospace, automotive, […]

IACMI Members at the forefront of innovation at international composites conference2018-03-20T16:12:15-07:00

Owens Corning Forum Highlights Composite Solutions for Sustainable Infrastructure

2018-03-12T10:15:46-07:00

March 5, 2018 | Source: CompositesManufacturing

Last week, Owens Corning hosted a forum, “Sustainable Infrastructure: Building to Last,” that provided an opportunity for a wide range of stakeholders, including Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz and dozens of engineers and other professionals from the Ohio and Michigan Departments of Transportation, to discuss how composites can help […]

Owens Corning Forum Highlights Composite Solutions for Sustainable Infrastructure2018-03-12T10:15:46-07:00

January 2018

Thank you for attending the IACMI Winter 2018 Members Meeting

2018-01-25T14:39:48-07:00

Dear IACMI Members,

On behalf of the IACMI team, I would like to thank you for attending our Winter 2018 Members Meeting in Detroit, MI last week. We appreciate your time coming to Detroit, and your enthusiasm for sharing and learning about the innovations that IACMI members are creating in the composites field. We would also like […]

Thank you for attending the IACMI Winter 2018 Members Meeting2018-01-25T14:39:48-07:00

November 2017

Sierra Nevada Corporation Announces Successful Test of Dream Chaser Spacecraft

2017-11-27T14:41:51-07:00

Nov 20, 2017 | Source: Composites Manufacturing Magazine 

Last week, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced a successful atmospheric free-flight test of its Dream Chaser spacecraft, signaling the program is another achievement closer to orbital operations. The Dream Chaser is a reusable, multi-mission space utility vehicle capable of transportation services to and from low-Earth […]

Sierra Nevada Corporation Announces Successful Test of Dream Chaser Spacecraft2017-11-27T14:41:51-07:00

October 2017

Thermwood and Techmer PM 3D Printed Boat Hull Pattern Video

2017-10-30T14:04:51-07:00

Oct. 30, 2017 | Source: Thermwood Blog

The video shows the process of creating a 3D printed boat hull pattern (from which fiberglass boat hull molds are made), on a Thermwood LSAM.

This achievement was the result of a collaborative effort between Thermwood Corporation,Techmer PM and Marine Concepts.

The tool was printed slightly oversized and then […]

Thermwood and Techmer PM 3D Printed Boat Hull Pattern Video2017-10-30T14:04:51-07:00

Krauss-Maffei Corporation Hosts Record Number of Attendees at Open House

2017-10-30T13:45:37-07:00

Oct. 19, 2017 | Source: KraussMaffei News Release

Krauss-Maffei Corporation, the US subsidiary of the KraussMaffei Group, hosted its most highly attended Open House at the company’s US headquarters in Florence, Kentucky on Thursday, October 5th.

Record turnout shows Krauss-Maffei Corp.’s draw as a technology leader

With 750 guests attending, the event marked […]

Krauss-Maffei Corporation Hosts Record Number of Attendees at Open House2017-10-30T13:45:37-07:00

Thermwood & collaborators 3D print PSU helicopter mold using LSAM technology

2017-10-24T09:05:03-07:00

Oct 20, 2017 | Source: 3ders.org

A joint team from Purdue University’s Composites Manufacturing and Simulation Center, Thermwood Corporation, Applied Composite Engineering (ACE), and Techmer PM demonstrated how it produced a composite helicopter part using a mold that was 3D printed out of polysulfone (PSU).

Helicopter part made from the 3D […]

Thermwood & collaborators 3D print PSU helicopter mold using LSAM technology2017-10-24T09:05:03-07:00

Materials Today Interview with Steven Bassetti

2017-10-24T08:58:21-07:00

Oct. 17, 2017 | Source: Materials Today

Please can you start by introducing yourself, telling us about your background and that of Michelman?
I am the Group Marketing Director of the Industrial Manufacturing (IM) group at Michelman.

Michelman is a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly and water-based advanced materials for industry including fiber/fabric […]

Materials Today Interview with Steven Bassetti2017-10-24T08:58:21-07:00

July 2017

Dayton Marriott meeting to display UDRI prototype

2017-08-30T16:02:52-07:00

Source: Dayton Daily News, Thomas Gnau

A prototype of a special gas storage tank designed by the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) and DuPont will be on display at the Dayton Marriott next week.

An early version of the compressed gas storage tank will be at the hotel […]

Dayton Marriott meeting to display UDRI prototype2017-08-30T16:02:52-07:00
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