[embedded content]At trade shows, some machine tool builders have displayed demo parts like the one above with long, small-diameter pins. YCM created this video showing its FP55LX VMC linear motor machine milling 25-mm-long pins that have 0.5-mm diameters. Linear motor machines are good candidates...
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This is ziricote wood: More specifically, it is ziricote wood on the inside of the 2015 Lincoln Navigator, Reserve Package. The Navigator will be going into production late this summer at the Ford Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville. So why the picture of the material thats being used for door,...
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This video documents the manufacture of the Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered airplane that the builders home to take around the world in 2015.The rush is on to build aircraft powered entirely by solar energy. If you consider a "rush" to be two planes;in the composites industry, that's a lot. The...
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CLEVELAND - Aleris announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Nichols Aluminum, LLC, a leading producer of aluminum sheet for the transportation, building and construction, machinery and equipment, consumer durables, and electrical industries in North America. The acquisition provides...
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CHESTERFIELD, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MiTek Industries (MiTek), a Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK-A, NYSE: BRK-B), is the world's leading supplier of a wide range of engineered products, software, and equipment sold into the residential / commercial ...
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Aerospace and Packaging
Aerospace Production Poised for Growth in 2014; Growth in Packaging to Moderate Aerospace Production Poised for Growth in 2014While aerospace production grew in 2013, it grew at a decelerating rate throughout the year. Based on a number of leading indicators, however, it looks...
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The market for OOA aerocomposites, 2013-2022
Over the past four decades, the use of composite materials in aerospace programs has undergone a remarkable transition. There are many stories that describe this change but none is more significant, in terms of potential, than the advent and evolving growth of aerocomposites made without the use of...
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Certification of bonded composite primary structures
Composites have flown on commercial aircraft primary structures those critical to flight for more than 30 years, but only recently have they conquered the fuselage, wingbox and wings, most notably on the Boeing Co.s (Chicago, Ill.) 787 Dreamliner and the A350 XWB from Airbus (Toulouse, France)....
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