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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Building the machines that build flying machines

Roald Dietzman, an engineer with Electroimpact, loads spools of carbon fiber into the head of an automated fiber-placement machine at the company headquarters in Mukilteo. This tool places fiber onto a spinning core, which makes sections of an airplane after being baked in an autoclave.