Aerospace Engineering 2002-05-01

Aerospace Engineering 2002-05-01
    • The future of aircraft manufacturing
      Engineers from Vought Aircraft offer insight into the challenges, trends, and techniques that aerospace manufacturers will have to consider for maintaining a viable manufacturing environment.
    • High-speed spindles for aircraft manufacturing
      Aerospace companies such as Boeing and AHF-Ducommun have employed various high-speed spindles from Precise to improve machining accuracy and finish of aerospace components.
    • Making advanced composites
      Lockheed Martin Space Systems explores several methods to improve quality and reduce costs.
    • Turbine blade machining
      To ensure more efficient grinding of its turbine blades, Rolls-Royce installed Midwest Engineered Products' CentraSep centrifuge for automatic filtering of cutting oil.