LTTS has been selected as a strategic engineering partner to Airbus for providing Advanced Engineering Capabilities and Digital Manufacturing Services under a multi-year contract. LTTS engineers will support Airbus? Numerical Control Programming (NCP) Cluster, which includes composite production, trimming & cutting, standard machining, advanced machining, drilling & riveting, control & metrology, fast shop machining and technical support.
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CT will investigate the intelligent and automated manufacturing 4.0 of large pieces of composite materials for the naval sector
CT successfully completes the development of new low-cost thermoplastic composites manufacturing processes for the aeronautical industry
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Engineers at the NCC, the U.K.?s R&D center for advanced composites, are working with Airbus on its ?eXtra Performance Wing? demonstrator program designed to accelerate technologies in wing aerodynamics that improve performance and reduce environmental impact. The eXtra Performance Wing program is reported to be developing and validating breakthrough active control technologies that can adapt the wing shape and area to the particular weight, speed and altitude of the aircraft to suit fight conditions
Boeing Breakthrough in All-Composite Cryogenic Fuel Tank Proves Technology Ready for Use. Weight saving could increase payload by 30%
Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) business unit unveiled its new Advanced Composite Fabrication Center, which has been purpose-built to produce advanced composite components for future combat aircraft.
Collins Aerospace acquires Dutch Thermoplastic Components to deliver lighter, cost-efficient and sustainable aircraft structures
ExxonMobil Chemical Company has acquired California-based Materia, Inc., a technology company that has pioneered the development of a Nobel prize-winning technology for manufacturing a new class of materials. The innovative materials can be used in a number of applications, including wind turbine blades, electric vehicle parts, sustainable construction, and anticorrosive coatings.