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Joining A Plurality Of Superposed Fibrous Or Textile Layers

Joining A Plurality Of Superposed Fibrous Or Textile Layers patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

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Mechanical Shaping Or Molding To Form Or Reform Shaped Article > To Produce Composite, Plural Part Or Multilayered Article > One Component Is A Fibrous Or Textile Sheet, Web, Or Batt > Joining A Plurality Of Superposed Fibrous Or Textile Layers



Method and apparatus for manufacturing a wind turbine blade component with uniform temperature curing
11/06/14 - 20140327178 - A molding apparatus for manufacturing a wind turbine blade component includes a main mold body (30) and a flexible bladder (38). The main mold body includes a shape defining surface (32) for receiving composite material forming the blade component and a heat reservoir (40) for heating the blade component during...

Process for producing a reinforced plastic article
09/25/14 - 20140284843 - Plastics articles with continuous reinforcement strands are normally produced by pultrusion. Pultrusion methods are known for producing straight or curved plastics profiles. It has not hitherto been possible for reinforced plastics articles of more complex form to be produced by pultrusion methods. The invention provides a pultrusion method in which...

Methods for three-dimensional weaving of composite preforms and products with varying cross-sectional topology
09/18/14 - 20140265020 - Methods creating composite preforms with a three-dimensional weaving pattern include stacking material layers and then connecting them with interlayer reinforcements. First and second layers are aligned and separated by a first layer spacing. First interlayer reinforcements are then inserted through at least the first and the second layers. At least...

Method for forming a melt-resistant glass fiber product, and associated apparatus
09/04/14 - 20140246807 - A method is provided for forming a melt-resistant glass fiber product, by applying an insulating material to a glass fiber product comprised of filiform glass fibers so as to substantially coat each of the filiform glass fibers therewith, such that the coated filiform glass fibers render the glass fiber product...

Method of fabricating a hole in a composite panel
07/17/14 - 20140197569 - A method of forming a hole in a composite panel includes positioning a first fiber sheet on a layup table, where the layup table has a forming tool extending outward from a portion of the table, and the fiber sheet includes a plurality of fibers oriented along a first common...

Fabrication of reinforced thermoplastic composite parts
07/03/14 - 20140183784 - A method of fabricating a reinforced thermoplastic composite part comprises moving a laminate of reinforcing fibers embedded in a thermoplastic matrix for sequential operations through a heating station and then a forming station. The heating station is used to soften the thermoplastic matrix in a portion of the laminate while...

Process for manufacturing a composite, generally triangular, structural part
07/03/14 - 20140183785 - A method of fabricating an element (25) out of composite material, the element comprising three arms (22, 23, 24) arranged in a triangle. The method comprises the operations of: fabricating a three-dimensionally woven preform from reinforcing fibers and including through slots defining two arms (22, 23) and two half-arms that...

Method for producing a closed-section portion of an aircraft provided with deformation sensors
06/05/14 - 20140151925 - A method for producing a closed-section portion of an aircraft wherein a strain gauge is glued on a first face of a flat tape that, in turn, is fastened on a face of a tool comprising a rigid elongated body covered by an extensible sack. The tool supporting the tape...

Method for manufacturing a reinforced panel of composite material
05/22/14 - 20140138873 - A method for manufacturing rigid panels made of a composite material requires a caul sheet having a smooth surface that is formed with a plurality of grooves. A first layer of the composite material is laid on the caul sheet, and is cut to create flaps that extend into the...

Composite structural elements and method of making same
05/08/14 - 20140124977 - A composite structural element and a method for making same are provided. The element includes a polymer foam core and at least one fibrous layer adhered to the polymer foam core by epoxy. Nano-particles are suspended in the epoxy prior to curing; preferably they are mixed with the hardener before...

Airfoil manufacturing system
03/20/14 - 20140077413 - An apparatus and method for shaping an airfoil. A prepreg assembly is positioned relative to a part in a plurality of parts for a tool for the airfoil using a positioning section for a frame. The positioning section is configured to move relative to the tool and a base of...

Device and method for producing fiber preforms
02/06/14 - 20140035195 - A device for producing fiber preforms includes a plurality of unwind stations, a plurality of grippers and at least one first molding tool. Each gripper is movable on a path between a maximum position and a pick-up position. The pick-up position is provided at a thread transfer point and is...

Wind turbine blade tubular spar fabricating method
12/19/13 - 20130334735 - A method of fabricating a wind turbine blade tubular spar, wherein the tubular spar extends along a designated axis, is made of reinforced polymer material having fibers arranged in at least two directions, and a polymer matrix incorporating the fibers, and has two caps and two webs; the method including...

Method for manufacturing preform
12/12/13 - 20130328237 - A method of manufacturing a preform includes forming a sheet-shaped structure made of a reinforcing-fiber base material with reinforcing fibers arranged in a predetermined direction into a shape along a lower mold having a three-dimensional shape with a recessed section by using the lower mold and a plurality of upper...

Method and apparatus for manufacturing fiber-reinforced base material
08/29/13 - 20130221568 - It is intended to provide a method and an apparatus for manufacturing a fiber-reinforced base material, which is capable of manufacturing a fiber-reinforced base material of high quality while preventing generation of defects such as wrinkles during stacking of the base material sheet. The method for manufacturing the fiber-reinforced base...

Molding tool and method for manufacturing a fiber reinforced plastic aerodynamic aircraft component
07/18/13 - 20130181374 - A molding tool for manufacturing a fiber-reinforced plastic aerodynamic aircraft component, which aircraft component, in order to form several bays arranged on the inside and delimited by an outer skin and spars arranged spaced apart from each other, in each case includes a multi-part mold core that matches the shape...

Vacuum infusion adhesive and methods related thereto
11/29/12 - 20120299216 - An adhesive adapted to enable spray delivery and seamless polymerization during epoxy resin vacuum infusion techniques....

Method for manufacturing a wind turbine rotor blade
04/19/12 - 20120091627 - A method for forming a profile for a hollow component is provided. A first composite fibre layer is laid out on a first surface corresponding to a first profile section of the component. A second composite fibre layer is laid out in a second surface corresponding to a second profile...

Thermoplastic fiber material spun from a raw material containing polyhydroxyether, methods for its production and uses for it
12/08/11 - 20110298152 - The invention describes a new synthetic fiber material of polyhydroxyether, as well as a melt-spinning method for its production. The new material can be used, in particular, for stabilization of the reinforcement fibers of high-performance fiber composite materials before they are embedded in the matrix material. During this usage, the...

Manufacturing method and manufacturing apparatus of fiber reinforced composite material
10/06/11 - 20110241250 - A manufacturing method and a manufacturing apparatus of a fiber reinforced composite material are provided, in which the whole fiber-based material is impregnated with a resin and a molding can be performed with high dimensional accuracy. A manufacturing method of a fiber reinforced composite material according to the present invention...

Ceramic composite with integrated compliance/wear layer
09/08/11 - 20110215502 - The integral layer provides a ductile interface for attachment locations of a turbine engine component where a metallic surface is adjacent the attachment location. The ductile layer provides a favorable load distribution through the composite at the attachment location, and eliminates the need for a metallic shim....

Composite laminate having an improved cosmetic surface and method of making same
09/01/11 - 20110210476 - A composite laminate includes a plurality of sheets of prepreg stacked one over another, and a scrim layer provided on an exterior surface of the sheets of prepreg. Each prepreg sheet is formed of fibers preimpregnated with resin. The scrim layer and the sheets of prepreg form a composite laminate...

Method of manufacturing a composite element
05/26/11 - 20110121487 - A method of manufacturing a composite element. A stack of plies is assembled on a lay-up table, each ply comprising a plurality of reinforcement elements such as dry-fibres. A first part of the stack of plies is bound to form a partially bound stack of plies, a second part of...

Method for manufacturing a frc/frp- component from rovings with a moulding tool and moulding tool for implementing the method
05/19/11 - 20110115124 - The invention pertains to a method for manufacturing a FRC/FRP-component component from rovings by means of a moulding tool with a mould surface, featuring the steps of: applying rovings formed of dry fibers onto the mould surface by depositing the rovings under tension with predetermined orientations between deflection devices by...

Felt body manufacturing method
03/17/11 - 20110062626 - A method for the manufacture of spatial objects of a fleece or felt, wherein the fibers are deposited on a mold that is preferably air-permeable. The fibers may be attracted to the mold by a vacuum applied to the underside of said mold. Preferably, the mold has several spatial structures...

Resin containment and injection system and method
02/17/11 - 20110037199 - A resin containment and injection system includes a tool, a resin storage well provided in the tool, a composite layup location provided on the tool and a vacuum bagging film provided over the resin storage well. The vacuum bagging film is configured to define a volume in the resin storage...

Apparatus and method for taking up, positioning and draping dry textile fiber semi-finished products
12/23/10 - 20100320642 - The invention relates to an apparatus (10) for taking up, positioning and draping dry textile fiber semi-finished products (34) and comprises a housing (12) with an open housing side, a membrane (14) disposed inside the housing (12) and running parallel to the open housing side, which divides the housing (12)...

Method of producing a structural part made from a thermosetting resin by drawing
11/25/10 - 20100295210 - wherein the equipment is heated to modulate the progress of the cross-linking at the end of the forming operation....

Apparatus for the infusion of resin into a preform in a closed mould
11/11/10 - 20100283180 - A tool for the infusion of a resin into a preform made of fibre material includes a mould which can be closed around the preform and in the body of which at least one inlet duct is formed to allow resin to be injected into the mould so that the...

Method of delivering a thermoplastic and/or crosslinking resin to a composite laminate structure
12/17/09 - 20090309260 - The present invention provides a process for producing a prepreg of high modulus reinforcing fibers, the process comprising the steps of: a) providing a reinforcing fiber bundle layer wherein such bundle contains a thermoplastic and/or crosslinking resin within the fiber bundle; b) providing a layer of a thermoplastic and/or crosslinking...

Process of draping a non-crimp fabric over a forming tool
08/06/09 - 20090194906 - A method of producing a non-crimp fabric and a non-crimp fabric comprising a layup of fabric plies stitched together by a thread, at least part of which is fusible, is provided. The method can include heating the stitched plies to soften or melt the fusible thread. The use of fusible...

Cushion body, seat, and method of manufacturing the same
04/30/09 - 20090108494 - A cushion body 11 is formed by stacking a first sheet-like fibrous structure 4a and a second sheet-like fibrous structure 4b where webs 2 are stacked such that their extending direction conforms with a thickness direction T of the cushion body and between the first sheet-like fibrous structure 4a and...

Method for manufacturing beams of fiber-reinforced composite material
04/23/09 - 20090102092 - A method for manufacturing a hollow load-bearing beam structure of fiber-reinforced composite material. The method includes preparing a first lay-up of a first plurality of layers, and a second lay-up of a second plurality of layers. The first and second lay-ups are positioned on different sides of a mandrel and...

Self-tooling composite structure
03/19/09 - 20090072439 - Composite structures with internal cavities are constructed with relatively stiff walls that can support additional composite laminate layers, creating a self-tooling structure. The structure is subsequently simulcured, preferably in combination with elevated temperatures or pressures. Preferred structures are long and slender, and are constructed with one or more internal cells....

Manufacturing process for high performance lignocellulosic fibre composite materials
03/12/09 - 20090065975 - The present invention relates to a process for the manufacture of composite materials having lignocellulosic fibres dispersed in a thermoplastic matrix, while generally maintaining an average fibre length not below 0.2 mm. The process comprises defibrillation of the lignocellulosic fibres using a mixer and at a temperature less than the...

Method and apparatus for fabricating articles having textured surfaces
03/05/09 - 20090057947 - Decorative textured surfaces are formed on articles having curved or contoured surfaces. A reusable, flexible textured blanket is placed in a mold along with a first material charge. A pressurizer is used to both impart the texture of the blanket to the first material charge and consolidate the charge to...

Method and apparatus for manufacturing a curved elongated structural element
03/05/09 - 20090057948 - A method and an apparatus for manufacturing of a curved elongated structural element of composite material. The curved elongated structural element includes a first elongated portion and a second elongated portion in an angled relation. A substantially flat blank of composite material including a first and second elongated edge is...

Method and apparatus for providing polymer to be used at vacuum infusion
02/26/09 - 20090051076 - The invention relates to a method of producing a shell member of fibre composite material by means of vacuum infusion, where the fibre material is impregnated with liquid polymer, and applying a mould (18) with a mould cavity. In the mould cavity a lower distribution layer (11) is placed. A...