UTC Aerospace Systems – Wheels & Brakes, Carbon Op

Designs and manufactures advanced carbon and silicon-carbide composite materials for aircraft, engines and automotive applications. Forming techniques include prepregging (carbon and preceramic polymers), CVI (chemical vapor infiltration), melt infiltration and advanced coating processes. Carbon, specialty ceramic and SiC matrix.

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Pueblo, CO 81001 US

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UTC Aerospace Systems to deliver carbon brakes and wheels to U.S. Air Force
The equipment will be offered in two versions – one for use on the F-15C/D aircraft, and the other for use on the heavier F-15E aircraft.

Toho Tenax, UTC Aerospace extend carbon fiber contract
Toho Tenax is recommissioning its carbon fiber line at its Rockwood, TN facility.

UTC Aerospace Systems to provide wheels, carbon brakes for easyJet
UTC Aerospace Systems will manufacture the wheels and carbon brakes for the British airline's 68 new Airbus A320neo aircraft via its Landing Systems facility in Troy, OH.

UTC Aerospace to deliver upgraded wheels and brakes for F-15 aircraft
The $22 million contract with the U.S. Air Force, with a follow-on option, will provide for carbon heat sink brakes and boltless wheels.

SCRA, composites and the U.S. Navy
Background on the South Carolina Research Authority.

Friction products: Carbon fiber stopping power
Low weight, thermal shock resistance, and extreme strength drive growth of carbon-reinforced friction products and materials in brake applications.

Engineering Insights: All-Composite Hovercraft Rises to Performance Challenge
An exclusive look at a lightweight pultruded and resin-infused design that sets a new standard for amphibious craft.

Product Categories of UTC Aerospace Systems – Wheels & Brakes, Carbon Op

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoplastic
    • Other thermoplastics
  • Matrix materials, other
    • Ceramic
    • Other matrix materials
  • Preforms, unimpregnated
    • Carbon
    • Ceramic
  • Coatings and sizings
    • Protective
  • Fillers
    • Other fillers
Composite Structures & Components
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Ceramic matrix composites
  • Other composite structures