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Top reasons not to miss Aircraft Interiors Expo LA 2019

In less than a week, Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) will land in Los Angeles as the biggest  global meeting place for the passenger experience industry this autumn/fall. There are good reasons why the aviation and airline industries should attend


Manufacturing at the micro-scale: the need for process change

Additive manufacturing (AM) technology has many potential applications in aerospace, fro parts production to miniaturused electronic components, to prototyping. The manufacturer of the world’s first micron-level AM technology for high-volume applications explains the issues that such technology overcomes, and what it is like to exist at the ‘eighth fold’

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When will 5G deliver what we were sold?

Kimmo Aura from Finland’s telecom acceleration programme takes a step back to shed light on the promised end-to-end quality of experience and network slicing, now forgotten in the 5G rush. This could be the next speed standard expected by passengers


The high costs of machine downtime

Look out, cabin equipment manufacturers: for many businesses, machine downtime can cause major complications. If there is no preparation in place, interruptions to output can cause alarming outcomes for productivity and profit margins


How to etch metals for aerospace

Chemical etching can have many advantages for aerospace fabrication in terms of processing and cost efficiencies. Almost any metal can be chemical etched, but the processes differ slightly. This brief guide explains the process for etching titanium, aluminium, steel, stainless steel, copper and copper alloys


The overlooked role of colour management in cabin design

Digital colour tools and processes can help streamline the cabin design process, especially when multiple component and materials manufacturers are involved. Here are a few things you should know about colour control and cabin design projects

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