The aerospace market is one of the largest and arguably the most important to the composites industry. Commercial aircraft, military craft, helicopters, business jets, general aviation aircraft and space craft all make substantial use of composites, both inside and outside.
CGTech helps demystify the process of programming automated composite machinery by introducing the key components of machine independent off-line programming software.
As the general aviation (GA) segment emerges from the recessionary storm clouds, GA manufacturers and the composites supply chain that supports them should see sunny days … with some clouds and a chance of rain.
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CW was at the scene when the composites-intensive Si2 landed in Phoenix, AZ.Hexcel breaks ground on new Moroccan core plant CompositesWorld
The plant will be fully operational in 2017 where it will convert HexWeb honeycomb materials into engineered core parts for aerospace applications.Airbus, Safran sign agreement for space joint venture CompositesWorld
The 50/50 joint venture will focus on the development of cost-competitive launchers that meet the needs of both government and commercial customers.Nanomaterials supplier named Boeing's supplier of the year CompositesWorld
Cincinnati-based General Nano manufactures carbon fiber nanotubes (CNT) in sheet form for use in shielding, lightning strike, deicing and other applications.CH-53K achieves first external lift flight CompositesWorld
Sikorsky's composites-intensive CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopter successfully carried a 12,000-lb external load as part of its flight test program.