Smart Tools That Act As Bladders

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Learn more about Smart Tools that act as Bladders in this core product overview. Smart Tools that act as Bladders are a formable, reusable tooling solution for manufacturing composite parts with complex geometries that improve quality, reduce labor hours, decrease consumables, and increase throughput. THE PROCESS LAYUP – Composite can be laid-up by hand or automated equipment onto rigid Smart …

Smart Tooling Receives $2.633M Contract From A&P Technology

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10/4/2019 (Xenia – OH) Smart Tooling received a $2.633 million contract from A&P Technology as a part of their $8.9 million contract with The Air Force Research Laboratory for the Design for Manufacture of Attritable Aircraft Primary Structure program. The contract is for the design and fabrication of low-cost and high-rate compatible composite aircraft structural components leveraging novel materials and …

Co-cured Composite Structures Using Smart Tooling

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How Smart Tooling can offer better quality, lower cost, and throughput advantages over traditional fabrication methods for co-cured composite structures. Using Smart Tools to Create Multi-Chamber Control Surfaces Using Smart Tools to create co-cured composite structures such as a multi-chamber control surface improves part quality by allowing the customer to lay-up on male tools. Traditional fabrications require layups to be …