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OCTOBER 2018 36 CompositesWorld Composite molding presses Wabash MPI (Wabash, IN, US) and Carver Inc. (Wabash, IN, US) are featuring their standard and custom presses to highlight their composite molding presses for manufacturing and laboratory applica- tions. Wabash MPI also offers standard and custom hydraulic and pneumatic presses for compression molding, vacuum molding, ASTM testing, laboratory and R&D applications. Its transfer presses reportedly offer precise molding of electrical components, medical products and other applications. Carver Inc. offers two-column and four-column benchtop, manual and automatic hydraulic laboratory presses with clamping capacities of 12-48 tons. Carver presses are suitable for various materials research, as well as analytical chemistry, lab testing, laminating and other applications. Booth H69. Cutting and kitting technologies Autometrix (Grass Valley, CA, US) is displaying its automated cutting tables and associated systems, including the Radium model, a static cutting table system, and the Catalyst model, a conveyorized cutting system. Also featured is a demo of the company's Patternsmith software, which allows creation of patterns from scratch or from import via standard design files. Autometrix' CadShot Mobile tool allows users to digitize patterns, whether they are hand-drawn templates or unprocessed original pieces. CadShot works with a smartphone or tablet's camera function. Finally, at the Autometrix booth, visitors can use a virtual reality system to visit the offices of Allied Cycle Works and watch the production of an Autometrix Bicycle using an Autometrix Radium cutting table. Booth 3221. Nickel Vapor Deposition capability has led us to be the leading supplier for shell tooling with integrated heating. Ideal for Out of Autoclave, Rotational Molding or Vacuum Infusion. SHOW PREVIEW

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