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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Preconsolidated carbon fiber/PPS and PEEK and automated thermoforming enable six-figure production of connectors for the Airbus A350 XWB.Massive, bondline-free tooling block CompositesWorld
A candidate for the biggest “bun” from high-density urethane foam?Why South Carolina? Why now? CompositesWorld
CW guest columnist Tom Lemire (T.F. Lemire Consulting Inc., Irvine, CA, US), comments on the aerospace industry's current attraction to this particular spot on the US map and wonders if it's the beginning of a trend.What is the genesis of automated tape laying technology? CompositesWorld
CW Editor-in-Chief Jeff Sloan seeks and finds the roots of automated tape-laying technology in the work done by close associates of legendary composites-industry pioneer Brandt Goldsworthy.Tactical & Tech Day seeks demos for composite repair, 3D printing, NDT and more. CompositesWorld
May 14, 2015 event offers chance to demo new technologies to personnel at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point plus myriad other aircraft and tactical support groups.