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Flaw detector includes new features to improve inspection workflow
Designed for pressure vessels and pipes, Olympus’s OmniScan X3 flaw detector is said to combine the tools needed for efficient phased array ultrasonic testing (PAUT) inspections.
Infused wing sheds light on aerocomposites future
In the Irkut MS-21 infused and co-cured wings, the aerocomposites industry gets a glimpse of how out-of-autoclave technologies might be applied to primary aircraft 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.
Advances in Wind Energy workshop registration opens
Two-day workshop from Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance and IACMI explores advanced materials, manufacturing processes and repair techniques for wind energy applications.
Plant tour: Diamond Aircraft Austria, Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Composites use among general aviation manufacturers is far from unusual, but none apply them quite like this airframer does.
CAMX 2017 preview: Olympus
Olympus (Waltham, MA, US) is featuring its EPOCH 6LT flaw detector, optimized for single-handed operation and high portability applications.
Carbon composite driveshaft: Tailorable performance
This racing and aftermarket specialist designs and produces custom driveshafts for multiple markets.
Plant Tour: Tri-Mack Plastics Manufacturing, Bristol, RI, US
Precision thermoplastics parts manufacturer expands into hybrid composites to help meet OEM demand for higher performance while trimming weight, cost and lead times.
Carbures, el Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
On a rapid and audacious growth trajectory, this Tier 2 supplier based on the Iberian Peninsula opens the doors of three foundational facilities near Spain’s aerospace epicenter.
Aircraft composites repair moves toward maturity
New technologies seek to address the challenges MROs will increasingly face in the age of commercial airliners with composite airframes.
Reinforced thermoplastics in aircraft primary structure
Carbon/PEKK floor beams prove production worthiness of lower cost, fast coconsolidation process.
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.