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Visiting Hannover Messe 2018
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Visiting Hannover Messe 2018

With over 210.000 visitors, the Hannover Messe is one of the leading trading fairs in the area of industrialization. Cor Bangma, intern at the Research Group Renewable Resources of NHL Stenden. visited the fair this year.   Robots The use of robots will undeniably increase in the future of manufacturing. Humans still have the advantage...

Large Scale 3D-Printing
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Large Scale 3D-Printing

The 3D printing of large scale molds for vacuum injection has many potential advantages when compared to CNC milling or injection molding. There is a lot of research and development taking place in the area of 3D printing with thermoplastics worldwide. It can be cheaper, faster and more environmentally friendly than the conventional production methods....

Suitability of 3D Printing for Molds
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Suitability of 3D Printing for Molds

Composite production relies heavily on the use of molds in order to produce (small) series and intricate shapes. Most of these molds are either made of the same materials as the product itself, or out of metals such as aluminum or steel. While these molds are durable in the sense that they can be used...

State of the Art of Vacuum Injection
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State of the Art of Vacuum Injection

Work package 1 of the First time Right project focusses on the ‘state of the art’ of vacuum injection production process within the consortium companies. All companies in the consortium are involved in vacuum injection in some way. Some use it to produce a substantial part of their products. The polyester and glass fiber combination...

Praktijkdag NHL Stenden
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Praktijkdag NHL Stenden

Op donderdag 12 juli zijn een aantal consortiumleden bijeengekomen op NHL Stenden in Leeuwarden om te sparren over de resultaten van werkpakket 1, het vaststellen van de ‘state of the art’ van de vacuüminjectie binnen het consortium. Aanwezig waren: Arvid de Lange (Adel Polyester) Jan Mulder (Zaadnoordijk Yachtbuilders) Rens Noorman (Hoora Watersport) Leo Theuws (Theuws...