Show weighs up future perspectives

According to Composites Europe organisers, Reed Exhibitions, the aerospace industry is injecting some momentum into the composites sector’s future perspectives. Aerospace Manufacturing reports.

Meggitt enhances document control with PLM software

Everyone knows the Wright brothers as the inventors of the modern aeroplane. However, not everyone is familiar with the reason they won the title. It was not that their machine was the first ever to fly, but because it was the first one that could be controlled while in the air. Every aircraft built since has had controls to roll wings right or left, pitch the nose up or down and veer the nose side to side.

Data collection for wireless is going wireless

As Mahr Federal’s director of precision gauges, George Schuetz explains, just as mobile phones and wireless computer peripherals have become common, wireless technology is now moving out onto the shopfloor.

New additions beat Paris heat

I’m back from the Paris Airshow with what feels like a bad case of sunstroke - boy, was it hot out there! Fortunately, the air-conditioned show halls were relatively cool inside, which leads me nicely onto the subject of the cool innovations unveiled during the Le Bourget event.

The new face of face milling

Aerospace Manufacturing discovers how Sandvik Coromant is helping to lower cost per component with the introduction of its CoroMill 415 high feed face mill indexable insert cutter solution.

Simple, effective crosshole deburring of complex aerospace parts

In automated machining for aerospace, removal of burrs and sharp edges in cross-drilled holes and other difficult-to-access areas such as undercuts, grooves, slots, or internal holes can be tedious and time-consuming. One particular challenge is deburring the intersection of cross-drilled holes frequently found in engine components.

Handling the challenges of landing gear drilling 

Alta Precision is an industry-leading manufacturer of commercial aircraft landing gear in Montreal, QC, Canada. When it recently expanded its production facility to introduce a new landing gear product, it was an opportunity to invest in updated capabilities.