CAMX 2019 exhibit preview: Matrix Composites
Appears in Print as: 'Composite components and assemblies for aerospace, defense'
Source | Matrix Composites
Matrix Composites (Rockledge, Fla., U.S.) is emphasizing its design and manufacture services for aerospace, defense and commercial/general aviation composite components and assemblies.
Operating under ITT Connect & Control Technologies, Matrix Composites’ full service capabilities include design, development, tooling, fabrication, testing and integration. Specializing in precision resin transfer molding (RTM) and conventional composites, the company says its robust manufacturing methods are ideal for composites and integrated structures requiring multiple finished surfaces, low void content and high fiber volume. Matrix uses precision machined tools and high-pressure processing systems to produce composite components with a high degree of repeatability and process control.
The company’s supported processes include: RTM, Hot Isostatic Resin Pressure Molding (HiRPM), vacuum assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM), autoclave curing, oven curing, and trapped tubber and bladder molding.
Matrix Composites’ proprietary closed molding process solution is called Hot Isostatic Resin Pressure Molding (HiRPM), and is said to be an ultra-precise technique for custom manufacturing parts for aerospace and defense applications. The technology is a compilation of tooling and manufacturing methods said to result in improved part quality and reduced cost.
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