Meggitt Advanced Composites

6650 Top Gun Street
San Diego , CA 92121 US



As Seen In CompositesWorld

Leaders in the composites industry work together to develop ventilators for COVID-19 patients

Leaders in the composites industry work together to develop ventilators for COVID-19 patients
A U.K.-government funded project collects Meggitt, GKN, Rolls-Royce, Airbus and others to quickly help meet demand.

Meggitt wheels, brakes selected for ATR72 aircraft fleet upgrade

Meggitt wheels, brakes selected for ATR72 aircraft fleet upgrade
Meggitt’s heavy-duty wheels and NuCarb carbon/carbon brakes are said to provide improved performance and reliability for the ATR72 fleet.

JEC World 2019 preview: Porcher Industries
Porcher Industries (Badinières, France), a specialist in technical textiles and thermoplastic composite solutions is emphasizing work it recently completed with Meggitt, a fabricator of high-performance components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defense and energy markets, to develop a new SATCOM radome.

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Meggitt signs supply agreement for composite components for F135, F119 engines
The company has signed a long term contract with Pratt & Whitney to supply advanced composite components for the F119 and F135 engines which power the F-22 and F-35 aircraft.

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Plant tour: Meggitt San Diego, CA, US
This aerospace and defense fabricator upgrades to a larger facility and gets, in the process, a chance to rethink and optimize material, people and process flow. 

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Meggitt Polymers & Composites expands San Diego manufacturing facilities
The San Diego MPC location is the Meggitt Group Center of Excellence for complex, molded aircraft engine components and structures used in extreme environments.

Renegade receives Meggitt supplier award

Renegade recognized for supplier innovation
Renegade Materials was recognized for Supplier Innovation by Meggitt Polymers & Composites Group at Meggitt’s 2017 Global Supplier Conference.

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Composites industry is growing up—but hurdles still remain
It’s the era of when, not if, for the use of composite materials.

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Meggitt expands carbon brake manufacturing capacity
With the expansion, Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems moved its wheel-and-brake maintenance and repair operations from Akron, Ohio to Danville, Kentucky.

Some thoughts on the M&A "heat wave"
CompositesWorld's editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan takes some admittedly educated guesses at the significance of the six momentous acquisitions that were announced in the short space from mid-July through early August in the composites industry.

Cobham Composites: San Diego, CA, US
An aerocomposites force since the dawn of the 1980s, this fabricator’s Big Idea is to move from quality control to in-situ process control on the strength of metrics powered by Big Data.

Paris Air Show 2013: A century of aircraft progress
Torrential rains couldn’t dampen the spirit of innovation or stop the flood of business aerospace announcements.

Space mission maximized via minimized survivability
CFRP design and manufacturing flexibility prove key in first spacecraft fuel tank designed to disintegrate upon reentry for improved mission efficiency and debris mitigation.

SAMPE ’08 technology showcase
Billed as the world’s largest advanced materials trade event, SAMPE’s 2008 Symposium and Exhibition returned to Long Beach.

Multiple JCM Missiles

Composites target tactical missiles
Composite benefits are surmounting obstacles in manufacture of small, high-volume missile systems.

Composite deck lid

Parts consolidation key to lower cost composites
Reducing part count creates new engineering challenges.

Product Categories of Meggitt Advanced Composites

Adhesive bonding
Aerospace, radomes
Armor, composite
Autoclave cure
CAD/CAM/CAE design
Carbon/carbon composites
Ceramic matrix composites
Coating and painting
Cutting, finishing, and machining
Finite element modeling/analysis (FEM/FEA)
Graphite, cast
Hand layup
Honeycomb structures
Laminate panels, with core
Laminate sheets, solid
Market research
Materials analysis
Moldmaking and patternmaking
Other composite structures
Product design
Repair services, composites
Resin transfer molding (RTM)
Vacuum valves and pumps
Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
Wiping cloths