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Investigation of the Relations Between the Parameters in the Radial Braiding Process

  • Viktor ReimerEmail author
  • Su Alptekin
  • Thomas Gries
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Abstract

Fiber-reinforced plastics have demonstrated their potential as a lightweight material for the future. However, in order for widespread use in mass production to be possible, automated processes are required. One approach for the automated manufacture of complex structures is the over braiding technology, which is characterized by its high productivity and high automation potential (Fabich et al. in Over braiding technology for economic mass production of textile preforms, 2011).

Keywords

Braiding Technology High Automation Potential Braiding Angle Braided Rings Braided Product 
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Acknowledgement

This research was carried out as part of the cluster of excellence “Integrative Production Technology for High-Wage Countries,” funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) of RWTHAachen UniversityAachenGermany
  2. 2.Faculty of Textile and Clothing TechnologyNiederrhein University of Applied SciencesKrefeldGermany

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