This article reviews the history of prepreg and ply cutting technologies as well as outlines the options available for creating the necessary data and for nesting, cutting, and kitting the plies. It discusses the ways in which these steps influence the workflow for various applications. The characteristics of prepreg and ply cutting methods are presented in a table.
Joe Lautner, Prepreg and Ply Cutting, Composites, Vol 21, ASM Handbook, Edited By Daniel B. Miracle, Steven L. Donaldson, ASM International, 2001, p 466–469, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003408
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