9T Labs to Showcase its Additive Manufacturing Capabilities at JEC World in Paris

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Fibrify™ software lets you import CAD files and run FEA simulations
Fibrify™ software lets you import CAD files and run FEA simulations/Source: 9T Labs

9T Labs, experts in digital, automated, and cost-effective serial production of continuous fiber components, will be attending the JEC World in Paris from May 3rd to 5th, 2022 and showcase how lightweight carbon parts are pushing cross-sector barriers. This display follows the business’s recent Series A funding, which raised $17 million to aid in the commercialization of its Red Series® Additive Fusion Solution platform, with important investments made by 3D printing giant Stratasys and thermoplastic composites producer Solvay SA.

The Build and Fusion Modules of 9T Labs are controlled by Fibrify™ software, which was co-developed with partner and simulation provider Ansys. The machines collaborate to make high-performance composites in big quantities by taking use of rapid production cycles and thermoplastic composites’ favourable processability. This manufacturing technology allows producers to directly replace metal parts as well as conventionally created composite parts.

“This is a special opportunity to exhibit the developments we have made in the additive manufacturing space for advanced composites. We look forward to engaging with visitors about our vision for sustainable alternatives to conventional construction materials.”

– Yannick Willemin, Head of Marketing and Business Development at 9T Labs

Company Showcase at JEC World

Red Series® Additive Fusion Solution platform
Red Series® Additive Fusion Solution platform/Source: 9T Labs

In addition, the company will exhibit objects that highlight its unique capacity to use the most modern structures, materials, and technologies at scale at the JEC World event. These are some examples:

  • An aerospace bracket created in collaboration with the University of Purdue and Boeing to tackle the issue of printing complex load-carrying sub-parts while also making the final item through over moulding with carbon fiber chips.
  • Aerospace struts made from PEKK and continuous carbon fiber. (Hutchinson)
  • An exoskeleton winglet created in collaboration with the Centre de développement des composites du Québec (CDCQ) and Mawashi that demonstrates the capacity to print preforms and mold them into curved shapes during the post-consolidation process.
  • A helicopter door hinge built in collaboration with the University of Applied Science and Arts North-western Switzerland to allow for the printing of sub-parts prior to welding during the post-consolidation, fusion process.
  • In collaboration with Setforge, we created an automobile hinge. It is a lightweight additive that can be used on small commercial vehicles in place of metal suspension brackets.

At JEC World, 9T Labs will be present in Hall 5, Stand Q88, with two operational Build Modules and one Fusion Module for guests to test. The team will be available to discuss how additive manufacturing of fiber-reinforced parts is much more accessible than traditional methods, as well as driving the development of new standards and certifications to increase industry adoption for end-use parts in markets such as aerospace, medical, sport, and luxury.

About 9T Labs: 9T Labs was founded in 2018 by a team of pioneers, passionate about bringing the next generation of high-performance manufacturing. The company aspires to mass-produce high-performance composites as easily as metals. This is done by automating and digitising the production workflow of composite production at the most innovative companies.

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