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Robots improve the quality and cost‐effectiveness of composite structures

David Groppe (David Groppe is President at Composite Systems, PO Box 509, 1653 Fourth Street, Arnold, CA 95223, USA. E‐mail: groppe@compositemfg.com; WWW: www.compositemfg.com)

Industrial Robot

ISSN: 0143-991x

Article publication date: 1 April 2000

Abstract

Describes the benefits of using robots for advanced composite lay‐up procedures. Particular emphasis is on aerospace structures. Argues that the use of robots now makes viable many fabrication operations that were previously too expensive, and highlights the improved quality afforded by consistent and rapid, automated lay‐up procedures.

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Groppe, D. (2000), "Robots improve the quality and cost‐effectiveness of composite structures", Industrial Robot, Vol. 27 No. 2, pp. 96-102. https://doi.org/10.1108/01439910010315391

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