17 July 2008
17 July 2008
Vermont Composites has gained Nadcap Accreditation for Composites, AC7118, Rev. A, which includes prepreg/adhesive bonding, metal bonding and core processing.
Jim Sharkey, General Manager of Vermont Composites, Inc., states, “Our Nadcap accreditation is an important milestone for Vermont Composites. Nadcap, along with our ISO 9001 and AS9100 certifications, provides a significant pre-qualification status to attract and retain customers in the aerospace and defense sectors.”
Nadcap is a cooperative industry effort to improve quality, while reducing costs, for quality assurance throughout the aerospace and defense industries.
Coriolis Composites has been selected by the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University (WSU), US, to provide a thermoplastics capable Automated Fibre Placement (AFP) system.
Boeing and Thermwood have employed additive manufacturing technology to produce a large, single-piece tool for the 777X programme. The project is demonstrating that additive manufacturing is ready to produce production quality tooling for the aerospace industry.
CRP USA will display solutions for the space industry manufactured in the Windform family of materials at Satellite Innovation 2018 at the Silicon Valley Computer History Museum, Mountain View, California, US, on 9-11 October.