Composite materials in North West
Members with this Capability
Kaman Composite Structures UK Ltd provides composite and metal bonded parts, including tooling for the commercial and military aerospace market. Together with its sister companies in Connecticut, Vermont and Wichita USA plus Goa, India it is ISO9001, AS9100 and Nadcap accredited for composites processing. Methods include lay-up, autoclave, oven curing, RTM, metal bonding, painting, and assembly. Products include aircraft doors, flight control surfaces, winglets, lightweight fairings, missile components, etc.. Kaman Tooling Ltd has opened a new 30,000sq ft Tooling centre of excellence to design and manufacture mold and rout tooling, trim jigs, assembly and transportation fixtures and work stations. This includes a new 20 metre 5-axis CNC Gantry for machining Invar, aluminium and steel. Kaman Fabricated Products Ltd provides sheet metal aerospace fabrications and assemblies for military and civil platforms.
Capabilities: Airframes; Aircraft components; Fabrication; Mechanical assembly; Sheet metal components & processes; Composite materials; Forming; Cabinets
Part of the Safran group, Safran Nacelles is one of the two main integrators of aircraft engine nacelle systems in the world. With more than 17,000 equipment in service, Safran Nacelles proposes a range of nacelle systems to suit each type of aircraft: regional jets, business jets and commercial aircraft of more than 100 seats for medium- and long-range travel. Safran Nacelles designs, integrates and ensures customer support and services for aircraft engine nacelle systems. The know-how of the 3,800 Safran Nacelles personnel and its unique technological lead means that Safran Nacelles can integrate all the nacelle systems components and thus optimize the aircraft propulsion systems. Safran Nacelles is at the interface between the aircraft manufacturer, engine manufacturer and the airline company. This knowledge of aerospace companies combined with its expertise allows Safran Nacelles to propose unique solutions: nacelle systems which are lighter, quieter, smarter, more electric and easier to maintain.
Capabilities: Fixed Wing; Airframes; Aircraft components; Engineering; Fabrication; Mechanical assembly; Aftermarket support (MRO); Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Structural,smart; Research & development; Composite materials; Flying training; Waste disintegrators,shredders; Integrated systems
Teledyne CML Composites manufactures composite components and assemblies for aerostructures and aircraft systems. Customers include Airbus, BAE Systems, GE Aviation, GKN Aerospace, Hawker Beechcraft, Magellan, Spirit Aerosystems, and Senior Aerospace. The Composites Division manufactures and repairs glass and carbon fibre components and assemblies for a variety of civil, business and military aircraft. There is a significant presence on the F-35, Airbus A350 and AW159 programmes.
Capabilities: Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; Aircraft components; Pipes,ducts,hoses; Mechanical components; AS 9100; Engineering; Mechanical assembly; Project management; AS,EN9100; ITAR approved; OEM Approved; BS EN ISO 14001:2004; Composite materials; Certification,regulation; NADCAP; Batteries; Solar arrays; Engineering and mechanical
WFEL is an established world leader in tactical military bridging, supplying 40 armed forces across the world for over four decades. Our expertise is built on a century of engineering excellence and innovation, includes concept design, prototype manufacture and full scale production of a range of rapidly deployable, modern bridging systems for use in military and disaster relief scenarios, most notably the MGB and DSB bridging systems.We also provide value-added inspection, repair and maintenance, spares and training services, both in the field and at our UK-based engineering site in Stockport, where we employ a team of 250 highly-skilled engineers and support staff. Our in-house research and development function enables WFEL to provide additional military-grade engineering solutions across the defence sector, including aeronautical and vehicular equipment. We are a prime contractor to the both the UK Ministry of Defence and US Department of Defense, and operate a global sales network. We are a prime contractor to the both the UK Ministry of Defence and US Department of Defense, and operate a global sales network.