Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing 2014
Includes analyses of the aircraft, space vehicle and missile, and guns and armored vehicle markets. The properties of additive materials, CMCs, carbon composites, and metals from titanium to aluminum are considered. Experts discuss laser joining, creep-feed grinding, automation, tooling, workholding, milling, EDM, and heat-treating. Metrology, ERP, automation and the workforce skills gap are looked at.