The AZL and IKV together with seven project partners have successfully completed the project iComposite 4.0. The Objective of the research project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), was the development of a knowledge-based production system for the manufacture of hybrid FRP components. The multi-material approach used makes it possible[…]
The Ultra-Fast Consolidator Machine which was developed by the AZL, IPT, and the project consortium in a first project, is now up and running for automated, continuous tailored blank manufacturing using thermoplastic fibre reinforced tapes. The UItra-Fast Consolidator Machine offers both high flexibility and mass production capability of tailored composite thermoplastic laminates with reduced scrap.[…]
The AZL offers again the possibility exclusively to its Partner Companies to join the AZL area at JEC WORLD 2020 in Paris with a booth, which is a unique opportunity to highlight the diversity and the know-how of their company towards the international composites community. Partner Companies are able to book a Sponsoring Package which[…]
After their kick-off meetings in October and November, the AZL projects “Next Generation Mobility Solutions” and “Inductive Double-Belt Press” are now in their first project phase. The project team for “Next Generation Mobility Solutions” is currently working on the market segmentation and analysis which include the classification of different segments such as Micro Mobility, Exoskeletons[…]
The AZL is relaunching their “Composite Business Cases” in a new format to strengthen their support for business development as a service that is offered within the AZL Partnership. The Composite Business Cases were originally an element that the AZL offered to their business and premium partners to have the opportunity to take an active[…]
The AZL team is already working on the content for the starting projects in 2020. Four new projects will be starting in the first half of the year: A Follow-Up Project of our already existing project for “Thermoplastic Tapes for SME Injection Molders”, a benchmark on selected “Inline Measurement” systems, “Marketing and Development Tool: Creating[…]
AZL was host at the RWTH campus for a delegation of more than 25 guests from the LG MBA Program and presented AZLs relevant projects for Digitalization: KMU-sense, iComposite and OPTO-Light.
Tape inserts offer enormous potential for injection molding parts: A clear result after the finalization of a major consortial project led by the Aachen Center for Integrative Light-weight Production (AZL) and the Institute for Plastics Processing at RWTH Aachen University (IKV). In cooperation with 20 industrial partners, the AZL and IKV carried out a[…]
AZL’s new machine system won JEC World Innovation Award 2019 in the category “Industry & Equipment”.
In addition to the already existing Partnership models the AZL launched its new concept of the Business+ Partnership in 2019.