COMPOSITE PRO

LASER PROJECTION SYSTEM
for the production of or with composite materials

How COMPOSITE PRO works

Short demonstration of:

  • Functional principle
  • Calibration
  • Scalability
  • Composite lay-up
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COMPOSITE PRO - THE DIGITAL LASER TEMPLATE FOR COMPOSITES

COMPOSITE PRO is a laser system for projection of polylines or outlines onto working surfaces, work pieces or moulds. Laser lines are generated based upon CAD data. The projected shapes are true to scale. With COMPOSITE PRO you optimize workflow and quality of your production. Independent of industry, material and product, you may work faster, more flexible and cleaner than with conventional templates or measuring aids.

During production scheduling, you no longer need the manufacturing and management of mechanical templates and measuring tools. For changes in design, you only need a new projection file. Don’t waste time for unnecessary intermediate steps! Even small batches or prototypes may be handled fast and easily.

  • 3 IN 1
    COMPOSITE PRO is a complete system of perfectly harmonised components: user interface, projection system and service.
  • FLEXIBLE
    The unique LAP Optogroup client server concept offers real multitasking for teams working with different tools using shared resources.
  • MORE THROUGHPUT
    Increase of productivity by up to 100 % due to omission of conventional templates and better management of workflows.
  • MORE PRECISION
    LAP laser projection systems work digitally and in real-time. Typical sources of analogue errors like drift are compensated for at once.
  • CLEANER
    Laser work without mechanical contact to the work piece. The surface is only touched by the material to be placed.
  • MORE CONTROL
    The workflow is displayed and saved on the PC step by step. Placed parts may be checked later.
Typical industries

Aerospace
Shipbuilding
Wind Energy
Car Racing
Sport Equipment

Typical tasks

Template Projection

Typical applications

Carbon fiber layup

Typical materials

Carbon fiber
Glass fiber
Kevlar 
Polymers
Wood
Metals
Ceramics

Typical end products

Fuselage
Hulls
Wings
Tails
Blades
Frames
Reinforcements
Pre-Pregs
Panels
Bodies
Monocoques
Tanks

COMPOSITE PRO SYSTEM DESIGN

System description

LAP CAD-PRO laser projectors are installed above the working area. They can be mounted fixed at the ceiling or on beams or movable on swivel arms or rails.

One or several clients are connected to a server, where the projection data is allocated. Clients may start instances of the projection software and load the projection data.

The projection shows the shape or unique profile segments true to scale at the specified position. The next part has to be placed exactly within the projected outline.

COMPOSITE PRO FEATURES

MULTICOLOUR

Outlines may be created and projected in three colours, by one or by several projectors. Change of colour is possible between or within shapes. 

BENEFIT: Visual display of groups, remarks, status …

VIEWPORT

One or several areas of the projection may be highlighted. The selection is done at the client screen by mouseover. 

BENEFIT: Better visibility of important areas on request.

LOAD-BALANCING

Projection data is not distributed by position of the projectors, but by load. Projection areas have to
overlap for optimal performance.

BENEFIT: Homogeneous, fastest possible projection.

OPTOGROUP

LAP Optogroup is the LAP client server concept that allows projection tasks, working surfaces and groups
of projectors to be more or less freely combined.

SPEEDSWITCH

LAP Speedswitch describes the ability to change colours and/or outlines in real-time, with no noticeable latency.

Application Movie

Short demonstration of applications in manufacturing of aircrafts.

  • Composite lay-up
  • Brackets positioning in the fuselage
  • Display of paint scheme
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