ASC Process Systems
28402 Livingston Ave.
Valencia , CA 91355 US
Aerospace Service and Controls Inc.
As Seen In CompositesWorld
Plant Tour: RUAG Space, Decatur, Alabama, U.S.
Out-of-autoclave composites manufacturing facility comes of age with first U.S.-made composite structures for the Atlas V launcher, and qualification parts for the Vulcan.
Large, high-volume, infused composite structures on the aerospace horizon
Infused carbon fiber composite structures are not new, but they have never been built at the rates anticipated for next-generation, single-aisle aircraft. It is a daunting prospect — but a feasible one.
The building of a composites manufacturing niche
Equipped to meet vertical needs with rapid turnaround, Rock Hill, SC’s Composite Resources has found the sweet spot between prototypers and large composites manufacturers.
A highly specialized player on a world-class team
Tods Aerospace, located in rural England, is part of the larger Unitech Aerospace manufacturing group and specializes in highly engineered aerospace defense structures.
Thriving aerospace pioneer builds business in the air and on land
Aerospace tier supplier Kanfit Ltd. is expanding, offering both composite and metal parts for applications in an expanding range of high-performance markets.
Plant Tour: GE Aviation, Asheville, NC, US
An avant-garde approach to unprecedented CMC parts production.
Ceramic matrix composites: Hot engine solution
Disruptive designs for composites operation in 1093°C zones.
Harris Corp., Rochester, NY, US
High-technology telescope and space structures expertise has its roots in legacy Kodak programs.
GE Aviation, Batesville, MS, US
With a supply chain busy making commercial jet engines like the GE90, GEnx, LEAP and GE9X, GE Aviation has invested heavily in its composites capabilities in Batesville.
Exelis Aerostructures: Salt Lake City
Braided composite shafts and struts for aircraft are its specialty, but there’s much more to this Utah, US-based rising star.
Plant tour: ATK Aerospace Structures, Clearfield, Utah
High-volume, high-precision fiber and tape placement for the aerospace industry are among many specialties for this composites manufacturing behemoth.
Multi-material rudder: Trailing-edge parts replaced
TCB Composite (West Haven, UT, US) molds replacment parts that keep legacy US Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II fighter aircraft, affectionately dubbed Warthogs, in the air.
Albany Engineered Composites: Weaving the Future in 3-D
This 3-D weaver turned composite component supplier pursues a future in 3-D structures through continuous technology development.
SAMPE Europe/JEC Composites 2009 preview
SAMPE Europe’s 30th annual spring conclave and the nearby JEC Composites Show characterize the latest in material and process technologies.
Boeing 787 Update
Approaching rollout and first flight, the 787 relies on innovations in composite materials and processes to hit its targets
- Autoclaves, lab size
- Autoclaves, software and controls
- Casting equipment
- Resin transfer molding equipment (RTM)
- Presses, compression molding
- Presses, hydraulic
- Presses, laminating
- Presses, software and controls
- Auxiliary processing equipment
- Process controls
- Composite repair equipment
- Heater blankets
- Hot bonders
- Repair autoclaves
- Repair ovens
- Vacuum/repair tables (heated/unheated)
- Cure-monitoring equipment
- Pressure monitoring equipment
- Temperature monitoring equipment
- Repair services, equipment and machines
- Consulting, process development