Industrial oven specialist LEWCO (Sandusky, Ohio) is featuring its full line of batch ovens, conveyor ovens, field-assembled ovens and drum heating cabinets. Applications for LEWCO ovens include vacuum bagging, composite curing and aluminum and magnesium heat treating. Standard instrumentation packages are available to meet AMS 2750 requirements. Temperature management is available via simple microprocessor instruments or LEWCO’s proprietary software package, which is customizable to meet customer requirements. Standard options include vacuum pump and ports, transducers, thermocouple jack panels and data acquisition hardware. Material handling options include chain, mesh belt, or roller conveyors, as well as powered or unpowered carts and load trucks.
Editor PickOOA composites in next-generation launch systems
As United Launch Alliance ULA replaces Atlas and Delta with next-generation launch rockets under the Vulcan name, supplier Ruag Space has been selected to provide lower cost/improved quality out-of-autoclave fabrication of Vulcan’s composite primary structures. Ruag will manufacture 5.4m payload fairings and 400-series interstage adapters for ULA’s Atlas V rocket.