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Optical aid for placing composite material (prepregs) in a mould

dc.contributor.authorVan Der Westhuizen, J.en_ZA
dc.contributor.authorSchreve, Kristiaanen_ZA
dc.date.accessioned2018-06-07T14:14:55Z
dc.date.available2018-06-07T14:14:55Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.citationVan Der Westhuizen, J. & Schreve, K. 2018. Optical aid for placing composite material (prepregs) in a mould. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering, 29(1):35-48, doi:10.7166/29-1-1612
dc.identifier.issn2224-7890 (online)
dc.identifier.issn1012-277X (print)
dc.identifier.otherdoi:10.7166/29-1-1612
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10019.1/104070
dc.descriptionCITATION: Van Der Westhuizen, J. & Schreve, K. 2018. Optical aid for placing composite material (prepregs) in a mould. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering, 29(1):35-48, doi:10.7166/29-1-1612.
dc.descriptionThe original publication is available at http://sajie.journals.ac.za
dc.description.abstractIncreased industrial use of composite materials for manufacturing strong lightweight components stimulates endeavours for more efficient assembly methods. This study attempted to find an optimal method to provide optical aid for the placement of pre-impregnated reinforcing fabric (prepregs). A novel approach to optical assistance for the placement of prepregs was designed to be straightforward and affordable. The developed system meets industry standards for accuracy, and provides the solution at a cost many times less than existing solutions. The findings allow companies in the composite material industry to eliminate prepreg layup errors at an affordable price.en_ZA
dc.description.urihttp://sajie.journals.ac.za/pub/article/view/1612
dc.format.extent14 pages
dc.language.isoen_ZAen_ZA
dc.publisherSouthern African Institute for Industrial Engineering
dc.subjectCompositesen_ZA
dc.titleOptical aid for placing composite material (prepregs) in a moulden_ZA
dc.typeArticleen_ZA
dc.description.versionPublisher's version
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