GFMI Aerospace & Defense uses waterjet cutting technology to produce glass fiber/epoxy door panels for a major rail car manufacturer.> Hole ambitions? Optimize! Customize!
Matching the drill tool to the job can save thousands of man-hours and millions of dollars.> Dust mitigation on a massive scale
Dust containment systems manufacturers talk about the recent philosophical trend from source-point capture to dust-mitigation chambers and the practical effects of such a massive shift.> Milling chuck
Machine tooling manufacturer Nikken Kosakusho Europe Ltd. has introduced the X-Treme line of milling chucks, designed specifically for aerospace applications.> Primary structure repair: The quest for quality
Composite airframes on commercial craft drive development of automated repair technology and industry-wide repair technician certification.> New cutting tools for drilling material stacks
Dormer Tools Ltd. (Sheffield, U.K.) has developed veined polycrystalline diamond (PCD) cutting tools for drilling applications that involve stacked materials in aircraft wingskin assemblies.> Machining carbon composites: Risky business
As composites take a larger part (and form larger parts) in the aerospace structures sector, it’s not just a make-it-or-break-it proposition.>