DEmonstrator GFK Türmodul und Simulation

INEOS Styrolution, CIKONI, and ESI form a collaboration within the framework of the StyLight product launch

INEOS Styrolution presented last October at the K-Messe 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany an innovative thermoplastic organic sheet for the manufacture of continuous fiber reinforced composite components. StyLight is the first and only thermoplastic composite material created from a styrene foam Styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN) matrix and various […]

Leichtbau in der ARENA2036

Composite materials solution provider CIKONI joins ARENA2026

Lightweight engineering: when composite materials and joint development go hand in hand CIKONI joins ARENA2036 as a global driver of innovation in advanced materials Agile methodologies, entrepreneurial thinking and deep composites expertise will spark radical innovation in collaboration with network partners From hydrogen pressure vessels […]

Metal Matrix Composites

Process simulation for squeeze infiltration of metal matrix composites (MMCs) and assessment of textile interactions

Metal Matrix Composites (MMC) offer superior performance at elevated temperatures. Especially Carbon fiber reinforced aluminium offers potential for an excellent performance to weight relationship. CIKONI GmbH develops process simulation methods for squeeze-infiltration of aluminium matrix fiber composites.

Webinar on Hydrogen Composite Pressure Vessel Design during ATCx Composites Conference

Increasing the Efficiency of Damage Modeling for Filament Wound Pressure Vessels through Multiscale Simulation​ 2nd of December 2020, 11.00 – 11.30 Uhr Altair ATCx Composites Online-Conference The reduction of testing and manufacturing costs is a major challenge in the development of a hydrogen pressure vessel. […]

Carbon fiber winding of pressure vessels

Development of hydrogen pressure vessels with multiscale simulation

Hydrogen storage as an enabler for sustainable mobility Hardly any other technology brings engineers and environmentalists together faster than hydrogen/fuel cell propulsion. After all, the vision of emission-free energy generation and use seems obvious: Theoretically, hydrogen can be produced by electrolysis with renewable energies without […]

Engineering for Composites Automotive

Meet CIKONI during JEC World 2020 in Paris!

From May, 12th to May, 14th, the JEC WORLD International Composite Show will take place in Paris, France. During the show, CIKONI will be presenting its new developments in the field of composite materials. From new simulation methodologies to automated processes and innovative design strategies […]

Carbon Fiber Composite Inspection System

Swinburne’s Factory of the Future receives CIKONI’s robot based inspection system DrapeWatch to detect carbon fibre defects

The Factory of the Future at Swinburne University of Technology is pushing today’s boundaries in flexible automated composites manufacturing with their industry 4.0 lab in Melbourne, Australia. From a technology perspective, some of the key enablers for composites mass production are addressed by the team […]

Additively manufactured roof frame with local carbon fiber reinforcement

To date, polymer-based additively manufactured structures have failed to gain a foothold in vehicle bodies due to inadequate mechanical characteristics. Now, Audi and CIKONI have presented an approach combining additive manufacturing with carbon fiber reinforcement based on a concept study. You can either review the […]

JEC Composites

Meet us at JEC World 2019 in Paris!

Meet us at the biggest exhibition on Composite Materials and Applications. We are looking forward to meeting you at our booth (Hall 6, P72) to discuss cooperations, applications and how CIKONI can accelerate you on your way forward. We will be presenting some new work […]