Ultrasonic Welding Could Speed Air Taxi Production

Applied during layup of a composite part, KTM’s Conexus layer allows subsequent joining using ultrasonic welding.
Credit: KTM E-Technologies
A technology being developed to rapidly join thermoplastic and thermoset composites to create optimized lightweight structures for cars and motorcycles is being adapted to aerospace with an eye to enabling high-rate, high-quality production of urban air mobility (UAM) vehicles. The robotic...

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