AZL started two new projects addressing thermoplastic tapes
In a study, AZL together with multiple companies identifies potentials and challenges of using thermoplastic tapes in injection molded components. In a follow-up project, AZL together with the established and extended consortium from the first project continue the development of a game changing machine system for manufacturing tailored composite blanks in high volumes at medium[…]
New Study: Composites in Furniture
Composites offer a broad potential to be used in furniture parts and structures. This is why, AZL together with companies from the composite and furniture industry will launch a new Market and Technology Study to identify potentials and future applications for composites in furniture. The study will start with a kick-off during Composites Europe in[…]
New ENGEL Injection Molding System at AZL of RWTH Aachen University
Our partner, the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL) of RWTH Aachen University is installing a new ENGEL injection molding system in its technical center.
Thermoplastic Tapes in Injection Molded Parts
AZL and IKV are starting a new Joint Market and Technology Study “Potentials and Challenges of Thermoplastic Tapes for SME Injection Molders.
Ultra-Fast Manufacturing of Tailored Composite Blanks: Successful Development and Evaluation of the Machine Prototype and the Tape Processing with in-situ Consolidation
The AZL together with 12 Partner Companies completed a Joint R&D Partner Project to develop a new machine prototype allowing the ultra-fast manufacturing of tailored composite blanks. The follow-up project will start on October 10th, 2018.
AZL Annual Partner Meeting 2018 bringing together 140 representatives of the AZL Network
On 27th and 28th June, 2018 the AZL Annual Partner Meeting took place. This year, for the 5th meeting already, 140 representatives of the 81 Partner Companies from 21 different countries came together for their strategic meeting and to get an overview of the activities of the past year and to define topics and activities for the coming year.
4th AZL Open Day: Mehr als 100 participants joining visits of 9 lightweight institutes
4th AZL Open Day took place on April 19th with +100 industrial participants and several researchers from our lightweight partner institutes
AZL Composites in Action @ JEC World 2018, Paris
The AZL, its 9 partner institutes and 4 of the more than 80 AZL partner companies have presented their innovations along the entire composite value chain on the special exhibition area “Composites in Action” with over 300 sqm at the JEC World 2018
Basics seminar: Adhesive bonding by ISF of RWTH Aachen
The seminar “Basics Seminar Adhesive Bonding”, organized by the Welding and Joing Institute of the RWTH Aachen, in cooperation with the FEF GmbH and the AZL, presents the contents in a compact form in a 1-day seminar and provides participants with the necessary “basics” for the successful application of the adhesive bonding technology.
Our research partner AZL of RWTH Aachen University has successfully completed the project of the BMBF project “OPTO-Light” on function-integrated CFRP lightweight structures
AZL of RWTH Aachen University has held the closing event of the BMBF’s “OPTO-Light” project