3T RPD becomes a ‘one stop shop’ for production of AM

Following the acquisition of larger premises in December 2016 to allow it to take advantage of a significant increase in demand, 3T RPD has become, what it believes is, the UK’s first production additive manufacturing (AM) ‘one stop shop’ by adding a complete finishing facility to its manufacturing capability.

Mapal satisfies aircraft assembly with Al Stack drills

During the assembly of aircraft, manufacturers frequently stack different aluminium alloys for the production of the aircraft fuselage. During final assembly, drill feed units are employed to drill holes for rivet joints in the aluminium alloys that form the ribs and outer skin of the aircraft.