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White Papers for Aerospace Machining

By: Lori Beckman
Two white papers from machine tool distributor and automation integrator Gosiger Inc. explain the capabilities required of CNC machine shops that wish to enter the aerospace market.

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When to Waterjet, When to Mill

By: Derek Korn
A composite parts manufacturer in Nebraska recently installed a combined five-axis waterjet/milling machine to position itself to win large-scale aerospace work it sees on the horizon.

Setting the Stage for Sizeable Composites Work

By: Derek Korn
By adding a five-axis waterjet/milling machine, its biggest autoclave and a more expansive lay-up room, Royal Engineered Composites is positioning itself to win larger-scale aerospace work it sees on the horizon.

An Electrochemical Option for Blisks, Blades

By: Derek Korn
This machining platform offers the non-contact electrochemical/precision electrochemical processes for five-axis milling of turbine engine blades and blisks.

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Video: Additive Manufacturing in Extreme Application

By: Peter Zelinski
NASA’s test of a rocket engine fuel injector made through selective laser melting illustrates an additively produced part’s capacity to perform at high temperature and pressure.

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