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Design Of Hard Compaction Rollers For Automated Fiber Placement On Complex Mandrel Geometries
This paper presents a methodology for designing hard compaction rollers for an automated fiber placement (AFP) head with a hot gas torch heating system for laying thermoplastic carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) tapes. ...
Simulating Layup Defects During Tow Steering In Automated Fiber Placement
Automated Fiber Placement (AFP) offers valuable advantages which make this technology a suitable candidate for producing high-quality parts in the aerospace industry. However, there are limitations: number of defects may ...