Fokker Aerostructures BV

Designs and manufactures composite structures for the aerospace and defense markets.

PO Box 59
Hoogeveen, 7900AB NL

Additional Locations:
Industrieweg 4
3351LB Papendrecht, NL
+31 786 419911

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As Seen In CompositesWorld

thermoplastics, composites, next generation aerospace, aerospace composites

Thermoplastic composites: Poised to step forward
The evolving role of thermoplastic materials and processes and their future in next-generation commercial aircraft.

Bindatex 1-mm thermoplastic slit tape

JEC World 2019 briefs
JEC briefs on Bindatex, FILL, Solvay, Henkel, Web Industries, Cobra, PolyOne, GKN Fokker, Thomas Technik + Innovation and Hyosung Advanced Materials.

Thermoplastic composite production waste is recycled into production parts

Recycled thermoplastic composites for production
Multi-year R&D at ThermoPlastic composites Applications Center (TPAC), TenCate and Clean Sky 2 demonstrate economic advantage of serial production using recycled materials.

fiber-metal laminates, aerospace, aerospace composites

The markets: Aerospace (2019)
The world’s two largest aerospace manufacturers, once again, shared center stage as commercial aircraft stayed in the composites spotlight, expected to be increasingly heavy users of carbon fiber composites.

thermoplastic composite recycling

TPAC and TPRC develop thermoplastic composites recycling process
Known as TPC-Cycle, the project targets production scrap by developing a recycling route for high-end and high volume markets.

welded UD carbon fiber/PEKK L-pulloff coupon (L-stiffener to skin panel) for qualification testing by the McNair Center

New horizons in welding thermoplastic composites
Latest developments in qualification, production and applications for aerospace and automotive.

Welding thermoplastic composites
Multiple methods advance toward faster robotic welds using new technology for increased volumes and larger aerostructures.

CAMX 2018 Preview
CAMX combines forces with IFAI for a big Texas Event.

Predator B Guardian

GA-ASI and GKN Aerospace expand partnership
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. and GKN Aerospace to collaborate on composite tails for GA-ASI’s Predator B Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) series.

Thermoplastic composites in aerospace – the future looks bright
The real impediment to use of thermoplastic composites in critical control surfaces is an education gap.

Thermoplastic composites PEEK vs. PEKK vs. PAEK and continuous compression molding (CCM)

PEEK vs. PEKK vs. PAEK and Continuous Compression Molding
Suppliers of thermoplastics and carbon fiber chime in regarding PEEK vs. PEKK, and now PAEK, as well as in-situ consolidation — the supply chain for thermoplastic tape composites continues to evolve.

Highlights from AeroDef 2018 aerospace defense manufacturing conference

Composites at AeroDef 2018
Highlights from the Aerospace Defense Manufacturing Conference – AeroDef 2018 include new technologies for tooling, drilling/machining and inspection of advanced composites.

PEEK or PEKK in future composite aerostructures?

PEEK or PEKK in future TPC aerostructures?
Which is better for in-situ consolidated thermoplastic composite primary structures? Materials play a part as to whether a one-step or two-step process will prevail.

JEC World 2018 crowded aisle.

JEC World 2018: The highlights
JEC World is the composites industry’s largest trade show and did not disappoint this year.

JEC World 2018: Highlights
You will read more about what we discovered at JEC World 2018 in the coming weeks and months, but for now this is a quick review of some of the highlights from the world’s largest composites trade show.

Consolidating thermoplastic composite aerostructures in place, Part 2
Thermoplastic composite structures could eliminate the autoclave and fasteners, but will a one- or two-step process prevail?

Lynx automated fiber placement (AFP) equipment

McNair Aerospace Center: Closing the composites education gap
As the composites industry in South Carolina continues to expand through Boeing and its tier suppliers, composites education follows suit through the McNair Center.

Consolidating thermoplastic composite aerostructures in place, Part 1
After more than 30 years of development, in-situ consolidation is nearing its promise to eliminate fasteners and the autoclave, and enable an integrated, multifunctional airframe.

Thermoplastic composite demonstrators — EU roadmap for future airframes
There is a TPC development roadmap in Europe, supported by Airbus and a variety of aerospace consortia, and involving almost every major aerostructures supplier in Europe.

Fiber-metal laminates in the spotlight
Interest in FMLs is growing again as aeroengineers search for lightweight solutions adaptable to new narrowbody commercial aircraft.

GKN Aerospace continues as a key Gulfstream supplier
More than 20 years as a key supplier on all large- and ultra large-cabin programs.

Product Categories of Fokker Aerostructures BV

Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, flight control surfaces
  • Aerospace, fuselage/wing