Aerospace Features

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Aerospace Features Archive

Tooling study: Epoxy prepreg improves MRO capabilities for Boeing 777 Tooling study: Epoxy prepreg improves MRO capabilities for Boeing 777

Australian company GMS Composites has developed a low temperature epoxy prepreg tooling system that is proving ideal for repairs to Boeing 777 composite parts.

Laser surface preparation of composite materials (Part 2) Laser surface preparation of composite materials (Part 2)

General Lasertronics Corporation has examined the degree to which laser surface preparation of composite material enhanced the repeatability and fracture toughness of adhesive bonds, compared with conventional abrasive-plus-solvent wipe processes. Robert Cargill and Jim Russell of Lasertronics describe the project.

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Laser surface preparation of composite materials (Part 1) Laser surface preparation of composite materials (Part 1)

General Lasertronics Corporation has examined the degree to which laser surface preparation of composite material enhanced the repeatability and fracture toughness of adhesive bonds, compared with conventional abrasive-plus-solvent wipe processes. Robert Cargill and Jim Russell of Lasertronics describe the project.

Members' Content