Aerospace Engineering & Manufacturing 2008-03-01

Aerospace Engineering & Manufacturing 2008-03-01
    • Making an impact in fastening
      Engineers at Electroimpact help the company get a leg up on the competition in automated fastening.
    • Narrowing in on military requirements
      UAVs/UCAVs are increasingly important, with the accent on integration- and wider engine choice.
    • Machining and turning centers take center stage
      Makers of CNC machining equipment are incorporating more and better functionality into their products so users cope better with processing challenges such as those posed by tough new grades of aerospace materials.
    • Open (and often) communication
      As aircraft companies battle for market share, uniting design and manufacturing teams remains a key challenge.