Metal technologies seem to have recaptured the initiative from composite materials for aerospace applications in recent years, thanks to new alloys, such as lighter, stronger grades of aluminum-lithium, and new processes, such as additive manufacturing. But recent research and development projects, along with the potential for borrowing production methods from the automotive sector, are evidence that composites still have a bright future. Daher, a France-based aerostructures supplier for ...

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