Tight tolerances drive design and engineering of large-format composite component and dishes to create unique satellite structures.
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The reduction of 15,000 positions, made necessary by the coronavirus pandemic, will primarily affect Airbus employees in France, Spain, Germany and the U.K., as well as Stelia and Premium AEROTEC.
Arevo is unveiling at JEC World its new MaaS program for the on-demand production of ultra-strong, lightweight 3D-printed composite parts.
The company plans to digitize and optimize aerospace composite manufacturing operations.
STELIA Aéronautique Canada’s R&T teams will lead the project to build a thermoplastic composite trailing edge flap as a testbed for Bombardier.
The manufacturing world likes to think of composites fabrication as a single, global entity that operates to serve its customers’ needs with a variety of highly engineered parts and structures.
Inline inspection technologies continue to evolve with the aim of providing faster and more accurate part inspection.
IS Groupe and Arkema patent ISW for high-strength UD welds, temperature control and 50% less energy.
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Supplier of Airbus fuselage sections pushes boundaries of hybrid aerostructures production, assembly and thermoplastic composites.
As the commercial aerospace sector prepares for a new round of major program launches, the question of where and how composites will be applied weighs heavily on the supply chain.
Composite Integrity division will work with MARA agency to improve aviation part maintenance skills in Malaysia.
The joint venture combines the hydrogen fuel cell work from both companies, including Faurecia’s partnership with Stelia Aerospace Composites and Michelin’s subsidiary Symbio.
The 2018 CAMX Steering Committee has selected this year’s CAMX Technical Paper Award winners.
Delivery of 10,000 composite tanks proves industrialization strategy of 20% lower weight, 50% lower cost components
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Latest developments in qualification, production and applications for aerospace and automotive.
Multiple methods advance toward faster robotic welds using new technology for increased volumes and larger aerostructures.
There is still a third and final day to go at JEC World 2018 in Paris, but there is enough fodder from the first two days of the show to cobble together some thoughts about what we have heard and seen at the show.
Porcher Industries (Eclose-Badinières, France) will have a talented team of textile, composite and chemical engineering experts in Paris to present their latest innovations at JEC World 2018.
After more than 30 years of development, in-situ consolidation is nearing its promise to eliminate fasteners and the autoclave, and enable an integrated, multifunctional airframe.
There is a TPC development roadmap in Europe, supported by Airbus and a variety of aerospace consortia, and involving almost every major aerostructures supplier in Europe.
Bombardier exits the commercial aircraft manufacturing business. Airbus owns 75% of the A220 program; Government of Québec owns 25%.
With >50 years in composites, this well-known US supplier is widening its portfolio of composites technologies into opportunities for integrated products and advanced manufacturing.
Interest in FMLs is growing again as aeroengineers search for lightweight solutions adaptable to new narrowbody commercial aircraft.
CAMX, in its third year, is growing and expanding, and the quantity and quality of new products and technologies being introduced at the show is impressive. CAMX Connection asked exhibitors to tell us about the products they will feature, and the response has been tremendous. This week features Part 2 of 2 of the CAMX 2016 Exhibitor Previews.
Airbus pursues fiber metal laminates for future narrowbody construction, citing cost, weight, repair and lightning strike benefits.
On a rapid and audacious growth trajectory, this Tier 2 supplier based on the Iberian Peninsula opens the doors of three foundational facilities near Spain’s aerospace epicenter.
The new facility is part of Hexcel’s ongoing effort to diversify its global aerospace supply chain to support customers’ growing demand for engineered honeycomb core used in composite sandwich constructions for lightweight aircraft secondary structures, nacelles and helicopter blades.