Selective Tape-Laying for Cost-Effective Manufacturing of Optimised Multi-Material Components

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European Commission Funded Project ‘Stellar’ Concludes with Positive Outcomes in Selective Tape Laying

Published: 23rd September 2016

Stellar, a European Commission funded project coordinated by NetComposites, has now concluded with a commercially validated material and improved process for selective tape laying.

Stellar project successfully exhibited at Composites Innovation 2016

Published: 24th June 2016

The Stellar project generated much interest with its innovative automated fibre placement technologies at Composites Innovation 2016, 22-23rd June 2016, Sheffield with talks from project partners and an exhibition stand including samples and parts made within the project. The talks will were: Recent Advances in the Automated Processing of Thermoplastic Tapes – Tido Peters, Fraunhofer Institute for […]

Stellar partners to speak at Composites Innovation 2016

Published: 17th June 2016

Stellar will be showcasing its innovative automated fibre placement technologies at Composites Innvation 2016, 22-23rd June 2016, Sheffield with talks from project partners and an exhibition stand including samples and parts made within the project. The talks will be: Recent Advances in the Automated Processing of Thermoplastic Tapes – Tido Peters, Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT […]

Stellar to Showcase Innovative Automated Fibre Placement Process at JEC World 2016

Published: 7th March 2016

Stellar will be showcasing its innovative automated fibre placement technologies at JEC World, Paris, France, on 8th – 10th March, 2016. The new manufacturing process offers high-speed placement of fibre reinforced thermoplastic tapes in selected locations in a composite structure, in order to provide the optimum reinforcement, weight and cost profile within a structure. Processing […]

Meet Stellar Project partners at JEC Europe 2015

Published: 23rd February 2015

Partners from the Stellar project will be exhibiting at the JEC Europe 2015 exhibition on 10 – 12th March at Porte de Versailles, Paris. Visit the NetComposites, HBW, AFPT GmBH, CGTech, ESI and Fraunfoher IPT stands to discuss progress of the Stellar project. NetComposites – Hall 7.3, Stand G70 HBW – Hall 7.3, Stand M31 […]

Issue 1 of Project Brochure Published

Published: 15th January 2015

Issue 1 of the Stellar Project Brochure has been published. The brochure includes an introduction to the project, its scientific and technical objectives and details of the Industrial Stakeholder Group. The Project Brochure can be found in the downloads section.

European Commission Funded Project ‘Stellar’ Invites People to Join Industry Stakeholder Group

Published: 9th December 2014

Stellar, a European Commission funded project coordinated by NetComposites, is inviting people to join its Industry Stakeholder Group; a group which will be given first-hand project updates intended to create the opportunity to better understand the project, its development and potential outputs. Stellar is a nine partner project with organisations from six European countries. Led […]

Opportunities for Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites in Mass Transport Applications

Published: 17th September 2014

For details on this event please see http://www.netcomposites.com/calendar/opportunities-for-fibre-reinforced-polymer-composites-in-mass-transport-applications/1353

Stellar Generic Presentation Now Available to Download

Published: 30th June 2014

A powerpoint presentation giving an overview and introduction to the project is now available to download.

Bespoke Equipment Design for Manufacture of FRP Tape

Published: 15th April 2014

NetComposites have carried out a technical review of the company’s current capabilities for manufacturing fibre reinforced thermoplastic pultruided profiles. This activity has enabled identification of equipment upgrades and development that are required in order to meet the FRP tape requirements of the Stellar Project. Equipment development has been schemed out with several bespoke items being […]

Postcard, Flyer & Poster now available to download

Published: 26th March 2014

A postcard, flyer and poster promoting the project are now available to download.

Selective Tape-Laying for Cost-Effective Manufacturing of Optimised Multi-Material Components

Published: 17th January 2014

The aim of the Stellar project is to develop the manufacturing process for high-speed placement of carbon, glass and polymer fibre reinforced matrices, in selected locations in a composite structure, to provide the optimum reinforcement, weight and cost profile within a part. The concept of this project is to develop the design methodologies, manufacturing processes, […]

EC Funding for Research into Cost-Effective Manufacturing using Selective Tape-Laying for Multi-Material Components

Published: 24th September 2013

Stellar, a three-year project, will look to develop manufacturing processes for the high-speed placement of carbon, glass and fibre–reinforced-polymer matrices, in selected locations in a composite structure, to provide the optimum reinforcement, weight and cost profile within a part. The concept is to develop the design methodologies, simulation tools, manufacturing processes, equipment and control systems […]

Funding

This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 609067.