AMD Reference Guide 2019

Features

Design

Optimizing winglets

Researchers at the University of Illinois seek to improve winglet characteristics for minimum drag, more efficient flight.

Materials

Storing power in carbon fiber

Researchers at Sweden’s Chalmers University of Technology are studying the use of lightweight composites to both store energy and provide structure.

Software

Avoiding tool crashes

Multinational aerospace manufacturer BMT Aerospace avoids expensive mistakes with CGTech’s Vericut machine simulation software.

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Process evaluation, improvements

Purpose-built cutting tool technologies help increase an aerospace component manufacturer’s machining effectiveness when facing production challenges of difficult-to-machine materials with challenging part features (ribs, pockets, radii, etc.).

Titanium on the rise

Technologies that remove large amounts of titanium, other superalloys quickly and predictably.

One partner, multiple solutions

Marposs’ precision measurement offerings to aerospace include tooling, fixtures, machine-monitoring systems, and automatic inspection machines.