Composites manufacturer Spirit Aerosystems has developed a new production technique intended to slash production times and costs. Out-of-autoclave (OOA) manufacturing has long held promise for industries that require large composite parts, such as aerospace and wind power, and Spirit says it is now deploying the technology on research and manufacturing projects. The company produces fuselage and nacelle components for a wide range of commercial aircraft, and believes it is now on the verge ...

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