Category: Features

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Axes of power

Autodesk’s product marketing manager, Clinton Perry offers a definitive guide to 5-axis CNC machines being…

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Electroforming lip skins and beyond

At this year’s Farnborough Airshow, Doncasters unveils a fully-electroformed leading-edge erosion shield for an aerospace…

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A flash of inspiration!

Heraeus Noblelight has proved its Xenon flash lamp can also be used as a highly…

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Never stand still

From supporting Spitfire fighter aircraft manufacturing, to the latest aero engines for civil and military…

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Go with the flow

Dr Alastair Conway, senior knowledge exchange fellow and lead of the University of Strathclyde’s Advanced…

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It’s a material whirl!

A French start-up company has developed a friction stir welding head that fits existing machining…

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Getting off to a flying start

Wow, it’s nearly showtime for the Farnborough International Airshow. As with most major airshows, the…

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Testing lends crucial support for quality management in additive manufacturing

Adoption of additive manufacturing (AM) as a viable means of production continues to increase, offering…

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The art of folding

Wings that can fold or change shape in flight – yet without needing bulky control…

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Never forget!

Ian Blackman, chief technical officer of the International Institute of Obsolescence Management (IIOM) looks at…

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Sticking it to the plane 

Ed Hill speaks to Invert Robotics about its innovative surface crawling robot now being used…

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3D printing’s mission to the moon

On a mission to the moon, Stratasys joins forces with Lockheed Martin and PADT to…

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Living in a material whirl

In a Q&A session with lead Airbus buyers for metallics and composites, Aerospace Manufacturing hears…

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Sourcing the skills to help composites fly

Aerospace sector demand for advanced manufacturing is providing opportunities for firms like composites manufacturer, Pentaxia.…

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The world is your oyster at FIA!

In a Q&A session, Aerospace Manufacturing hears from Farnborough International Airshow’s (FIA) group marketing and…

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The ultimate design opportunity arrives!

Hexcel took to the JEC World event to display an increasing array of additive manufacturing…

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From the racetrack to the edge of space

Williams Advanced Engineering’s business development manager, Stu Olden reveals how Airbus’s Zephyr is all set…

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The shape of things to come

In a Q&A session, Aerospace Manufacturing hears from LISI Aerospace Additive Manufacturing’s CEO, Christophe Sarrazin,…

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The measure of a world-class partnership

Based on a heritage site where Edwin Beard Budding invented the lawnmower in 1830 and…

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When reach exceeded grasp

In the run-up to this year’s Farnborough Airshow, I’ve been watching a fascinating TV series…

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Photo chemical etching can machine metals that conventional processes find too difficult

For designers looking to manufacture burr and stress free metal parts with complex geometries, maintain…

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The construction of light

Aerospace Manufacturing hears how FARO’s laser templating technology supports the composites industry to streamline assembly…

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The composite cutting craft

In this Q&A, Dr Peter Müller-Hummel, senior manager business development aerospace and composites at Mapal,…

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Design engineering in a virtual world

Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director at industrial obsolete automation equipment supplier EU Automation, discusses how virtual…