US 9,808,995 B2
Method and apparatus for reinforcing a substrate or a fabric in a core structure of a component
Gregor Christian Endres, Pfaffenhofen (DE); and Hans-Jurgen Weber, Verden (DE)
Assigned to Airbus Operations GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
Filed by Gregor Christian Endres, Pfaffenhofen (DE); and Hans-Jurgen Weber, Verden (DE)
Filed on Apr. 29, 2011, as Appl. No. 13/97,963.
Application 13/097,963 is a continuation of application No. PCT/EP2009/064157, filed on Oct. 27, 2009.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/109,644, filed on Oct. 30, 2008.
Claims priority of application No. 10 2008 043 314 (DE), filed on Oct. 30, 2008.
Prior Publication US 2011/0258854 A1, Oct. 27, 2011
Int. Cl. B29C 70/24 (2006.01); B29D 99/00 (2010.01); B21G 3/26 (2006.01); B21G 3/20 (2006.01); B21G 3/22 (2006.01)
CPC B29C 70/24 (2013.01) [B29D 99/0021 (2013.01); B21G 3/20 (2013.01); B21G 3/22 (2013.01); B21G 3/26 (2013.01); Y02T 50/433 (2013.01); Y10T 29/49622 (2015.01); Y10T 29/53 (2015.01)] 13 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
5. A device for reinforcing a substrate or a textile of a core structure of a component, comprising:
a conveyor comprising a plurality of cartridges;
a feeder configured to feed a continuous semi-finished product to a respective cartridge of the plurality of cartridges;
a cutter configured to cut a length of the continuous semi-finished product to produce a semi-finished product which is received in the respective cartridge;
a machine configured to machine and sharpen an end of the cut semi-finished product; and
a stud-shooter configured to shoot the sharpened semi-finished product from the respective cartridge into the substrate or the textile of the core structure;
wherein the conveyor is configured to convey each of the plurality of cartridges to the stud-shooter.