Do you currently use or are you considering purchasing a computer-controlled automatic cutting system to cut single ply or low plies of flexible goods? If so, you may need better control over your electronic cut file (CAD) data and you might realize tremendous improvements in cut part quality using CutWorks® cut file preparation software.
Because carbon materials are expensive, sometimes require long lead times and are often difficult to procure, maximizing the number of cut parts from a single piece of carbon material is imperative. While assembly of composite parts remains a largely manual process, advances in automated nesting, cutting and kitting systems help improve product quality, maximize the use of costly materials and minimize errors.
Are you trying to justify the expense of an automated spreading system? Calculating your potential return on investment can be confusing.
Here are five guidelines to help…