JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 47

Focus
Danobat Composites is a division of
the Danobat Group, a leading global
manufacturer of specialised machine
tools and production systems. The
group is the machine-tool powerhouse
of the Mondragon Corporation, one of
the largest industrial holding companies in Europe with over €15 billion
in sales and over 83,000 employees
worldwide.
As a leading supplier to the aerospace
industry, the Group supplies machining solutions to over 90% of the
aerospace OEMs and leading airlines
worldwide. It is recognised by major
jet engine OEMs and MRO companies
throughout the world for developing
leading high-speed blade tip grinding
and measuring machines.

process works with dry (unimpregnated) fabric materials. Composite
materials such as fabrics, non-crimp
fabrics (NCF), other textiles or unidirectional tapes can be used.
The machine places the composite
material exactly where it is needed.
The ADMP system can deposit the

cut dry fabric material onto moulds
with complex geometries.

and global systems management, for a
more efficient production process.

Highly specialised

Initiative

Danobat Composites is an innovative
automation integrator that combines
industry knowledge with in-house
manufacturing expertise to deliver
tailor-made, turnkey solutions.
The disruptive ADMP-based solutions developed for the company's
customers result in significant competitive advantages. These solutions are
the result of a close collaboration with
customers based on the Advanced
Relationship Model (ADRM®).
The company develops new manufacturing automation technology for the
production of aerospace components
from dry materials that is capable of
increasing deposit rates by one to
two orders of magnitude compared
to those using prepreg materials.
Automation is thus maximised for the
processes used to cut and place dry
materials when producing advanced
composites, from material lay-up, surface preparation, adhesive application,
cutting & preforming, vision and inspection to magazine re-supply, storage

Danobat Composites created the Dry
Composites blog as an initiative to
share the latest advancements in dry
composite material automation. From
industry news to interviews with
experts, relevant research and reports,
the aim is to spread greater awareness
about the technologies, issues and
trends related to the use of advanced
dry composite materials in the aerospace industry.
What does the company mean by Dry
Composites? There are two distinct
methods of manufacturing composite structures. The first involves
impregnating the fibres in a dedicated
off-line machine to produce a preimpregnated material, called prepreg.
The prepreg is then transported to a
factory producing structures, where it
is laid up by machines or manually.
The second, more direct route is to
take dry fibres, usually in some textile
format and after assembly into a preform, and to infuse them with liquid
resin. Infusion processes are known
under a number of trade names and
acronyms such as RTM, VARTM, etc.

Like a start-up
With solid financial backing, unprecedented access to the most advanced
machine tools and significant investment in R&D, Danobat Composites
is a specialist player offering custom
automation solutions for the manufacture of structural components starting
with dry preform materials. From
project consulting services, training
and personnel to machine production,
factory layout and deployment, the
company designs and integrates turnkey solutions to automate the production of dry composite parts. n
Disruptive dry fiber resin infusion technology ideally suited aerospace OEMs seeking advanced manufacturing

No94 January - February 2015

More information:
www.danobatcomposites.com

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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015

Cover
Edito
Point of view: Raw materials
Contents
Companies & Business
In brief
Resins - lnterview
Agenda of Events
Applications
Aerospace
Defense
Sustainability
Market
Overview 2014
China - Interview
FEATURE CARBON
Carbon
Training
Investment - Interview
Simulation
CFRT
Nano
Equipment
Marine
Research & Development
Monitoring
LCM
Technology & Innovations
Manufacturing
Pultrusion
NDT
Matrix
Simulation
Index
In the world
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Cover
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 2
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Edito
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Point of view: Raw materials
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 5
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Contents
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 7
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - In brief
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 9
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 10
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Resins - lnterview
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 12
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 13
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 14
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Agenda of Events
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Ad1
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Ad2
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Aerospace
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 17
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Defense
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Sustainability
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Overview 2014
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 21
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - China - Interview
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 23
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Carbon
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 25
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Training
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Investment - Interview
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 28
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Simulation
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 30
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 31
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - CFRT
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 33
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Nano
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 35
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 36
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Equipment
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Marine
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 39
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Monitoring
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 41
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 42
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - LCM
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 44
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 45
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Manufacturing
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 47
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Pultrusion
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 49
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - NDT
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Matrix
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 52
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 53
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Simulation
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 55
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 56
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - Index
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - In the world
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 59
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #94 - January/February 2015 - 60
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