Mandrels manufactured by Janicki Industries are being used by The Boeing Co.
Janicki Industries (Sedro-Woolley, WA, US) a full-service engineering and manufacturing company, specializes in manufacturing composite and metal parts and tools across all industries, including aerospace, marine, energy, military, space, transportation and architecture. The company will showcase its large-scale, high-precision 5-axis mills (100’ by 20’), large autoclave (12’ by 50’), 1,100-ton press and large annealing oven. Janicki's extensive in-house tooling and part experience encompasses a wide variety of composite material systems, including carbon fiber, carbon/glass hybrids, polyurethanes, as well as Invar and steel.
Editor PickComposites in the Martian suit
When humans do finally travel to Mars, they will have to be well protected from a less-than-hospitable environment. The suit designed to do the job is already in development at NASA, and it relies heavily on composites.