AZL continues development of double belt press: temperatures up to 400°C, processing foam or honeycomb cores
Based on the frequently addressed requirements from the industry AZL is kicking-off a fourth phase to follow up on the developments of the AZL Joint Partner Project Cost- and Energy-Efficient Double Belt Press System” (project phase III) on August 30th, 2021.
Have a product cost benchmark for your target component
Twice a year, the AZL engineering team involves the AZL partners in a workgroup for joint business case analyses of composite parts. So far 21 components have already been analyzed regarding production scenarios, process steps, cost structure and cost drivers.
AZL develops bio-based composite car door in a joint project
Based on the completed study “Potentials for Bio-based Composites” AZL is starting a joint project on the further investigation of bio-based composite materials, including the development of a car door.
Production Technologies for Composite Pressure Vessels – AZL Workgroup Focus Study Free for AZL Partners
AZL partners can download an in-depth workgroup focus study on thermoset and thermoplastic FRP production technologies for composite pressure vessels which was conducted in four project phases for the AZL workgroup. The study is included in the regular AZL Partnership fee. Learn more and download the study here.
7 new projects defined at AZL Annual Partner Meeting
We are looking back on our successful 8th AZL Annual Partner Meeting filled with 41 presentations on lightweight technologies as well as business development, reviewing current activities and defining new activities for the year to come.
Growing AZL Engineering Team: From Component Concept to Support in Industrial Implementation
Meet the three new AZL senior engineers supporting you in your component design and production concepts, in system and process development as well as in the industrial implementation.
Battery casing project: Successful collaboration of 46 companies continues in 2 projects
The initial concept study involving 46 companies is still open to join and will continue in two follow-up projects addressing application-relevant fire testing procedure and foreign object penetration resistance of materials. Learn more on the initial concept study and on the content of the follow-up projects.
AZL is looking forward to meet in a hybrid Annual Partner Meeting this year
Once a year, we take the time to meet as the entire “AZL family” during the AZL Annual Partner Meeting to define future activities, review projects and workgroups of the previous year and discuss composite trends.
IPCO joins AZL collaboration
IPCO is a German company providing industrial process solutions, among others for double belt presses. We are happy to welcome the IPCO team to our collaboration with 80+ AZL partner companies and we are looking forward to meet you in the upcoming workgroup meetings.
Formosa Plastics Corporation from Taiwan starts cooperation with AZL network
Formosa Plastics Corporation, material supplier from Taiwan is joining our international and cross-industry collaboration on composites to get in contact and collaborate with new partners in Europe.