Archive for category: MATERIALS

Nexcelle begins nacelle hardware manufacturing: Its first composite elements are built for the LEAP-1C and Passport™ jet engines

Nexcelle begins nacelle hardware manufacturing: Its first composite elements are built for the LEAP-1C and Passport™ jet engines

/ April 18, 2013 7:55 am

Nexcelle begins nacelle hardware manufacturing: Its first composite elements are built for the LEAP-1C and Passport™ jet engines Cincinnati, Ohio, April 15, 2013 – Nexcelle’s role in the creation of next-generation integrated propulsion systems (IPS) has marked […]

Boeing, BMW Group to collaborate on carbon fiber recycling

Boeing, BMW Group to collaborate on carbon fiber recycling

/ December 19, 2012 1:51 pm

Agreement includes sharing manufacturing knowledge, exploring automation opportunities SEATTLE, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and the BMW Group signed a collaboration agreement to participate in joint research on carbon fiber recycling and […]

Alstom announces world’s longest turbine blade for optimum nuclear power plant efficiency

Alstom announces world’s longest turbine blade for optimum nuclear power plant efficiency

/ November 29, 2012 10:02 am

Alstom today announced the launch of its “LP75” very long Last Stage Blade1 (LSB) for nuclear steam turbines at the Nuclear New Build Summit in Shanghai. This 75” new blade is the longest in the […]

HyperSizer v6.2 from Collier Improves Design and Manufacturability of Composites and Metals

HyperSizer v6.2 from Collier Improves Design and Manufacturability of Composites and Metals

/ November 21, 2012 3:28 pm

Hampton, VA, May 16, 2012 –Collier Research Corporation today announced the release of HyperSizer®v6.2 structural sizing and analysis software.  The latest version of the product, which is used widely in the spacecraft and aviation industries, […]

Assembly of First Flight Test Vehicle for Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Underway

Assembly of First Flight Test Vehicle for Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Underway

/ November 19, 2012 8:10 pm

Bombardier Aerospace announced that the cockpit and all fuselage sections for the CSeries aircraft’s first flight test vehicle (FTV1) have arrived at Mirabel, Québec, and that the assembly of FTV1 is in progress. Additionally, the first […]

Altair Expands Composite Offering by Including MultiMech Suite in the HyperWorks Partner Alliance

Altair Expands Composite Offering by Including MultiMech Suite in the HyperWorks Partner Alliance

/ November 14, 2012 10:43 am

Altair, developer of the innovative HyperWorks computer-aided engineering software suite, announced today the addition of MultiMech’s software suite of composite tools to the growing array of applications available through the HyperWorks Partner Alliance (HWPA). The […]

Boeing Starts Building First 777 at Increased Rate

Boeing Starts Building First 777 at Increased Rate

/ October 23, 2012 7:40 pm

8.3 per month rate is highest ever for a Boeing twin-aisle airplane EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) today began building the first 777 at the highest rate ever for a […]

Boeing 787 Dreamliner engine found with cracked mid-shaft, investigators say

Boeing 787 Dreamliner engine found with cracked mid-shaft, investigators say

/ October 3, 2012 8:03 am

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Inspectors looking into what caused a Boeing 787 Dreamliner  engine to fail during a test flight at Charleston International Airport  have found a second problematic plane.  The National Transportation Safety Board  said Thursday its investigators had found a […]

Bloodhound land speed rocket test to roar over Newquay

Bloodhound land speed rocket test to roar over Newquay

/ October 3, 2012 7:40 am

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19810160 The most powerful rocket produced in the UK for some 20 years is due to be ignited in Cornwall later. It is being tested by the British Bloodhound team, which intends to use […]

Magellan Aerospace Acquires John Huddleston Engineering Limited

Magellan Aerospace Acquires John Huddleston Engineering Limited

/ September 17, 2012 10:03 am

Magellan Aerospace Corporation has announced it has completed the acquisition of John Huddleston Engineering Limited (“JHE”).  JHE is a leading European supplier of precision machined aerospace components with facilities in  Great Britain ,  Northern Ireland  […]