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.

Taking A Look At Thermoplastic Driveshafts

Taking A Look At Thermoplastic Driveshafts

Driveshafts exist in a wide variety of applications spanning aerospace, automotive, and industrial markets. Just as varied are the materials used to manufacture these driveshafts. At Automated Dynamics, we emphasize the value and benefits of Thermoplastic Composites. Using Automated Fiber Placement allows for strong, highly customized, lightweight parts built to maximize performance. Depending on need,… Read More

Assessing Composites in the Oilfield

Assessing Composites in the Oilfield

Innovation in the oilfield has long been driven by composites. Tailor-made to withstand the high pressures and harsh conditions of sub-sea and offshore environments, composites offer creative solutions while keeping weight at a minimum. Improvements are seen in critical areas such as installation expenses, environmental resistances, and overall part longevity. In addition, composites offer integration… Read More

Thermoplastic Composite Stiffeners

Thermoplastic Composite Stiffeners

Large composite structures, when manufactured with high-performing thermoplastic materials, can offer significant weight savings and environmental resistances when compared to alternative materials such as metals. Building on this, thermoplastic composites can be used to create structures reinforced with composite stiffeners. This heightens the advantages of composites allowing for even lighter designs while also broadening the… Read More

Thermoplastic Composites for the Industrial World

Thermoplastic Composites for the Industrial World

Growth in industrial sectors such as alternative energy, biological research, and chemical production has continued to attract the attention of composites manufacturers. Offering ideal strength-to-weight ratios and non-reactive materials, thermoplastic composites lend advantages to critical operations such as production, storage, filtration, and transportation. Popular needs encompass reinforced piping and tubes, custom designed containers, and pressure… Read More

Improving Downhole Operations With Composite Sleeves

Improving Downhole Operations With Composite Sleeves

The demanding environment of the Oil & Gas industry has led it to be a significant source of innovation in composites. Harsh conditions increase susceptibility to failures and downtime, both of which can cost millions, and continuous fiber-reinforced composites have become instrumental in overcoming these challenges. Composites possess strength-to-weight ratios up to 30 times higher… Read More

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