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Non-metal Materials

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Top suppliers

These are the suppliers who are linked to most aircraft programs in our database.

TenCate Advanced Composites (12 aircraft)
Lamart Corporation (11)
Attewell Ltd. (10)
3M Aerospace Sealants (9)
Dunmore Corp. (9)
Chemetall GmbH (8)
Chemical Cloth Company (7)
PPG (6)
Lamsco West, Inc. (5)
New Metals & Chemicals Ltd. (5)
Solvay Tempe (Cytec Engineered Materials) (3)
Tufnol Composites Ltd (2)
Schneller LLC (2)
LORD Corporation (USA) (1)
Meggitt Polymers & Composites (USA) (1)


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Directory of suppliers

The number after each of these 34 Non-metal Materials sub-categories shows how many relevant suppliers are in our directory. Click on the sub-category name to see them listed.

Carbon Tape (2)
Ceramic Refractory Materials (3)
Cloth (4)
Cloth & Paper Wipers (6)
Cloth Tape (7)
Elastomers (16)
Fibres (8)
Filtering Foam
Flame Resistant Tape (10)
Fluoroelastomer Sealants (6)
Friction Materials
Fuel Tank Sealants (14)
High Temperature Tape (9)
Insulating Tape (9)
Laminates (25)
Moulding Core Materials (1)
Packings (4)
Plasma/Flame Spray Tape (5)
Printed/Colour Coded Tape (5)
Rope (1)
Rubber (6)
Rubber Components (10)
Self-Adhering Films (7)
Silica Gel (1)
Silicone Sealants (10)
Silicones (11)
Superconducting Materials
Syntactic Foam Sealant (2)
Synthetic Rubber Sealants (4)
Teflon Tape (10)
Wire Cloth (2)

Latest press releases

Issued by Non-metal Materials sector companies.

10/10/2017:  Bron Aerotech honored by Northrop Grumman for innovative products supporting F/A-18 program affordability
05/05/2017:  Solvay congratulates COMAC on the first flight of its new C919 aircraft manufactured with Solvay composite materials
25/01/2017:  Morgan Advanced Materials develops new materials for use in aerospace components
17/11/2016:  PPG coatings systems selected by Airbus for A350-1000 launch aircraft
21/06/2016:  LORD Corporation completes first elastomeric rotor bearings for Bell V-280 Valor
05/05/2016:  PPG expands aerospace coatings development, color capabilities at UK facility
10/02/2016:  PPG qualifies classes of eco-friendly corrosion-inhibiting aerospace sealant
10/08/2015:  Quickstep establishes Global R&D centre at Waurn Ponds
22/06/2015:  Freudenberg-NOK introduces innovative, fireproof materials for the aviation industry that save cost and weight
16/06/2015:  Gore launches new line of aviation fluid-repellent sealant tape

See the full news archive for the Non-metal Materials sector.


Latest journal reports

These journal reports feature companies active in the Non-metal Materials sector.

08/06/2007:  Virtual improvements promised for next generation SMS
04/04/2007:  Boeing to test manned aircraft powered by lightweight batteries
01/11/2006:  International team designs lightweight composite fuel tank access cover
09/08/2006:  Designers wing way to better and faster aircraft


Supply chain

Suppliers to Non-metal Materials companies: Plastics (86) Composites (365) Chemicals (53) Windows & Glass (45) Plastic Processes (10) Adhesives (93) Tools (192) Coatings (178) Production Equipment (281) Production Control (55) Lubricants (55) Manufacturing Services (272) Security (3) Technical Consultants (202) Marketing (61) Professional Services (237) Facilities Services (12) Trade Organisations (44) Personnel & Training (143)
Non-metal Materials
Customers of Non-metal Materials companies: Airframer (604) Airframe Assemblies (319) Structural Components (586) Environmental Systems (153) Composites (365) Cabin Interiors (257) Electrical Components (265) Passive Electronic Components (72) Active Electronic Components (159) Plastic Processes (10) Metal Processes (201) Surface Treatment (222) Heat Treatment (110) Fuel Systems (149)


Enhanced listings:

Midland Aerospace
Manufacturer of complex 3- and 5-axis CNC machined and fabricated detail components & assemblies for the aerospace & defence market sectors.

Quintus Technologies
Quintus Technologies is a global leading provider of high pressure fluid cell presses and hydroform deep-draw presses for sheet metal forming

United Performance Metals
A global distributor and processor of titanium products for over 40 years, and a leading supplier to the aerospace industry.

Attwater Group
Attwater are manufacturers and machinists of thermoset, high pressure composite sheets to recognised international standards.

The world's leading provider of thermal processing services to aerospace primes and their supply chains.

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