Hello and welcome to Automated Dynamics' Composite Learning Center. Automated Dynamics has been a leader in the design and fabrication of composite structures and processing equipment for nearly 30 years. The goal of this site is to give you a general overview of composite technology including materials, characteristics and processing methods. Each link on the tree below will take you to a brief paper on that subject.
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I. Composite Basics:
II. Thermoplastic Composite Basics:
C. What are the different types of thermoplastic composites?
4. What are the advantages and disadvantages of these different types of thermoplastic composites?
D. How do you determine how much fiber is present in the composite?
E. What are the different processing methods for thermoplastic composites?
1. Advanced Fiber Placement (AFP)
4. Injection Molding
5. Autoclave/Press Processing
6. Developmental Processes
iii. Pulse Detonation Processing of Thermoplastic Composite