• News HeadlinesRobospider and his 3D fiberglass web

    Robospider and his 3D fiberglass web

    (ORDO NEWS) — German industrial equipment manufacturer Festo has developed a robotic “spider” that weaves three-dimensional fiberglass structures. The 3D Cocooner robot is an EXPT-45 series manipulator equipped with a special extruder through which fiberglass and photocurable adhesive are fed. The design is equipped with a circular saw that cuts off excess parts of the structure from the extruder when the print head needs to move on. The “web” that…