Get it right the first time with a complete end-to-end portfolio of industry-leading software and hardware solutions for composite parts and technical textiles. Lectra’s integrated solutions are driven by IoT to ensure accuracy, optimize productivity, maximize material utilization and minimize labor requirements.
Expert support from the industry’s best
With the right technology and expert support, you can make working with complex materials a breeze. Lectra’s experts have the know-how to help you fully integrate and optimize your supply chain from concept through production, ensuring safety regulations are being met through precise and accurate processes.
Why Composite Materials Require a More Precise Production Process
When building or designing products there are a number of factors to consider such as strength, tactility, compressibility and load bearing capacity. Identifying the right material to meet all of these specifications is critical to achieve the vision of the designer, and the intended purpose of the product.
Leveraging IoT for Success: Turning Data into Partnerships and Profit
In manufacturing, data and, more importantly, the proper utilization of data, is THE decider between being a true partner and being a company constantly searching for business and opportunities.
Revolutionize the Composites and Technical Textiles
Industry challenges: Composites & Technical Textiles
To get ahead of competition, you need to:
Cut even the toughest materials right the first time through automated cutting that provides absolute precision.
Reduce labor requirements
Integrate technology to automate the CAD to cutroom process which will minimize the need for human intervention.
Accelerate time to market
Maximize productivity to deliver products to market quickly by passing data seamlessly throughout the supply chain.
How Lectra can help you
With most composite and technical textile manufacturers utilizing a variety of materials and sizes in their production, it’s important you have a flexible and versatile solution that can handle it all. With several tool heads and advanced vision systems, the Gerber Z1 industrial fabric cutting machines offer industry-leading versatility that can cut a multitude of materials with absolute precision and accuracy.
Be agile and flexible with a fully integrated solution from design to the cut room. Accurately create patterns for production based on your product’s unique characteristics, improve cut planning, and optimize the cutting process with next-generation CAD, nesting and cut planning software that seamlessly passes data from the design to the cut room
Our powerful software provides a simple solution to the most common problems in the composite and technical textile industries. Even when working with the most difficult materials, such as fiberglass, dry and prepreg carbon fiber, canvas, vinyl, nylon, Cordura® and more, our software solutions make it easy to identify cut parts and automate the nesting process, resulting in more accurate cut parts and improved material utilization. By leveraging our cutting edge solutions, you’ll have the highest quality, perfectly finished products.
With a fully connected solution, you’re able to mass produce the highest quality products in no time. With Gerber’s advanced multi-ply spreading and cutting solutions, you’re able to seamlessly pass data from CAD to the cut room. The Gerber Atria™ Digital Cutter can cut high plys of composite material with unmatched speed and precision while reducing labor and material costs, significantly improving your ROI.
DCS enhances productivity, product quality and expedites time to market. It is the ideal cutter for manufacturers and suppliers in Composites and Technical Textile industries. DCS combines cut-window flexibility, advanced vision-technology, and ease-of-use to ensure accuracy and precision in every cut; enabling customers to achieve the best combination of productivity, cutting speed and finished product quality.
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