The Innovations Page is a way for us to connect with the composites world. Our experiences with fiber-placement and composite materials frequently bring us interesting projects, and we want to share those stories.

Creating Composite Parts for National Defense

Creating Composite Parts for National Defense

The advanced properties and design flexibility of composite materials have garnered much attention among the military and defense communities. Composites are ideally suited for the demanding applications these fields often involve, and manufacturing technologies that can take advantage of composites’ benefits are highly sought after. Automated Dynamics works closely with military and defense clients to… Read More

Composite Enclosures for Sensitive Electronics

Composite Enclosures for Sensitive Electronics

Onboard electrical systems are present in any modern means of transport, and they have become critical in ensuring the safe and effective operation of vehicles. Unfortunately, they can be susceptible to harmful electromagnetic occurrences causing significant difficulties up to, and including, total failures. Damaging events such as lightning, high-power radio frequencies (HPRF), high-power microwaves (HPM),… Read More

Building Composite Parts For The Automotive World

Building Composite Parts For The Automotive World

Current manufacturing techniques at Automated Dynamics (ADC) were specifically developed to overcome the limitations of traditional materials and enable new capabilities for critical parts. Within the automotive sector, many of these parts are already being converted to lightweight fiber-reinforced composites, gaining significant performance benefits while also reducing weight. ADC is bringing these advantages of automotive composites… Read More

Nextel-PEEK Composites For Oil & Gas Applications

Nextel-PEEK Composites For Oil & Gas Applications

Automated Dynamics is manufacturing oilfield structures with continuous-fiber Nextel-PEEK composite prepreg, now commercially available from Barrday Advanced Material Solutions. The Nextel-610 fiber, developed by 3M, has continued to gain market share, increasing its viability for industrial applications. This aluminum oxide ceramic fiber is sought for it’s high modulus, high strength, and abrasive wear properties. It… Read More

Advancing Automotive Parts Manufacturing With AFP

Advancing Automotive Parts Manufacturing With AFP

The combination of high-speed fiber placement and low molding and consolidation times is enabling automotive manufacturers to take advantage of the benefits of composites. The highest strength-to-weight ratio available can be brought to high volume manufacturing of composite parts to reduce weight and improve performance, while new CAFE standards are easily met without significantly increasing… Read More

Drillable Composite Parts for Completion Tools

Drillable Composite Parts for Completion Tools

Maintaining low costs through selective reinforcement of high-performance materials. Cost is everything in today’s market, which is why Automated Dynamics is offering high-performing drillable composite components for bridge plugs at prices the market demands. Economies of scale are achieved through repeatable automation, allowing hundreds or thousands of parts per month to be manufactured with minimal setup… Read More

Using Composite Springs in Seals & Gaskets

Using Composite Springs in Seals & Gaskets

Automated Dynamics designs, manufactures, and implements composite structures worldwide, working with companies across all industries to solve problems and improve processes. Our composite springs, for example, offer several advantages over other materials such as metals; here is a brief overview of the technology at work. Why use a composite spring? Will not corrode like steel.… Read More