Composites

Magellan Aerospace is a centre of excellence for the production of machine, complex composites and assemblies utilizing:

  • Carbon / Epoxy
  • Carbon / BMI

The company has invested in an advanced composites manufacturing and assembly centre that houses multiple best-in-class technologies in a single, environmentally controlled facility.

  • Environmentally controlled area to 20° ± 2°C (68° ± 4°)
  • Precision milling machine (PMM) environmentally controlled to 20° ± 2°C (68° ± 4°)
  • Full machine controlled precision trimming and drilling of composite and assembled structures
  • Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)
  • Integrated pallet system for PMM and CMM
  • Zoller tool preset and balancing
  • CNC cloth cutting
  • Laser ply locating
  • 100,000 lb class clean room for layup
  • Autoclave curing
  • Post-cure ovens
  • In-house testing
  • Non-destructive ultrasonic inspection test
    • Laser UT ultrasonic inspection
    • PE and TTU water scanner
    • Immersion tank
    • FPI

Typical products:

  • Complex flight critical control surfaces and assemblies
  • Load bearing access panels
  • Composite spars and skins