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- August 02, 2011
ATLANTA, GA | Web Industries, a global leader in custom manufacturing and development services for flexible materials, opens a new 10,000-sq-ft Composites Automation Development Ctr. in the Atlanta area to help its customers test new and emerging carbon fiber composite materials for qualification and use in the automated fiber placement manufacturing process.
Engineers will complete performance, processability, durability, and fit-for-use assessments on pre-preg carbon fiber composite precision tapes.
President and CEO Donald Romine of Web Industries observes, “We are seeing an increasing acceptance and use of these next-generation composite materials in aerospace, industrial, automotive, and wind energy applications. The Web Industries Development Center for Composites Automation is the first testing and development facility fully dedicated to helping raw material suppliers, fabricators and prime aircraft manufacturers leverage these new materials in automated manufacturing. We are proud to offer this valuable resource to the entire composites industry."
The new purpose-built environment is ISO 9001:2008, AS9100, and ISO 14001-certified. Services and capabilities in the new Development Ctr. include: slitting and winding, slit-width verification testing, materials analysis, environmental testing, web path testing, fit-for-use analysis, packaging optimization, quality and inspection, and aerospace grade freezer storage and environmental controls. Also conveniently located at the center are engineering offices, visitor conference rooms, visitor office space, and wireless access.
For more information or to schedule an appointment at the center, click here.