12 March 2010
12 March 2010
Sonatest have launched their new Radius WheelProbe, which has been specifically designed for curved surface mapping applications often found in the aerospace and composite sectors.
As part of of their WheelProbe range, Sonatest say that this new model is unrivalled in terms of signal quality, speed and ease of use for composite and metallic testing. Aerospace applications include areas such as aircraft wing leading edges, aircraft horizontal tail pieces, engine cowlings, aircraft radomes, helicopter and fuselage components. Additional composite applications are yacht mast testing, marine hulls, wind turbine blades and automotive composites.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) selected a lightweight FiberSPAN fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) bridge deck, manufactured by Composite Advantage, for the Rugg Bridge on Route 57.
Alvant has been appointed to work on a two-year, £28 million project titled Large Landing Gear of the Future, which aims to deliver a 30% weight reduction and assist the aerospace industry’s drive to reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions.
Hexadrone’s 3D printed Tundra prototype, manufactured by CRP Technology via laser sintering (LS) technology using Windform SP and Windform XT 2.0 carbon composite materials, has won the Red Dot Award 2018 in the drone category.