Meggitt Advanced Composites

Advanced composite materials for extreme aerospace environments. The materiaan address virtually any geometric challenge. Mastery of complex processes means the company can make parts no one else can in repeatable, high volumes, ranging from engine components to super-aerodynamic radomes.

6650 Top Gun Street
San Diego, CA 92121 US

Additional Locations:
3310 Carlins Park Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215 US
410-542-1700

1400 Jamike Ave.
Erlanger, KY 41018 US
(859) 525-8040

10293 Burlington Road
Cincinnati, OH 45231 US
513-851-5550

669 Goodyear Avenue
Rockmart, GA 30153 US

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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.

Meggitt Polymers & Composites to supply radome for Embraer E-Jet E2
Meggitt will design, manufacture and assemble Embraer’s installation kit, comprised of a radome, skirt seal, adapter plate and fittings.

 Congressman Darrell Issa; Pablo Florin, Top Gun Project Manager; Jim Beck, VP of Operations

Congressman Darrell Issa visits Meggitt Polymers & Composites
The San Diego location is the composite groups Center of Excellence for complex molded structures used in extreme environments.

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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.

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.

Meggitt completes acquisition of Cobham's composites businesses
Advanced composites businesses in the US and UK will be integrated into Meggitt's polymers and composites division.

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.

Meggitt acquires Cobham’s composites business for $200 million
The businesses will be integrated into Meggitt Polymers & Composites (MPC), a division of Meggitt.

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.

Cobham celebrates 22 years of JAVELIN production
San Diego-based Cobham Composite Products has delivered more than 200,000 compression-molded composites parts on time over the last 22 years for the U.S. Army's JAVELIN Missile Program. Cobham also has received NADCAP accreditation.

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.

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

Product Categories of Meggitt Advanced Composites

Tools/tooling materials
  • Tools
    • Graphite, cast
Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Supplies
    • Vacuum valves and pumps
    • Wiping cloths
Fabricating services
  • Thermoset materials
    • Adhesive bonding
    • Autoclave cure
    • Coating and painting
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Hand layup
    • Honeycomb structures
    • Moldmaking and patternmaking
    • Prototyping
    • Resin transfer molding (RTM)
    • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, radomes
  • Armor, composite
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Ceramic matrix composites
  • Laminate panels, with core
  • Laminate sheets, solid
  • Other composite structures
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Finite element modeling/analysis (FEM/FEA)
  • Market research
  • Materials analysis
  • Product design
  • Repair services, composites