Thu 05, Apr 2018
News & Image Source: Showa Aircraft Industry Co., Ltd.
Showa Aircraft Industry Co., Ltd has announced that its CFRP faced aramid honeycomb sandwich panels have been qualified by Boeing to the BMS4-20 specification and added to the list of Boeing qualified products.
Showa has long been a Boeing qualified supplier for honeycomb core materials for 36 years and has produced galleys for Boeing freighter aircraft for the past 26 years.
Core materials find usage in several interior as well as exterior applications in an aircraft including floor panels, side walls, ceilings, lavatories, galleys, engine nacelle components, helicopter blades, etc.
Mr. Makoto Hasei, Director of the Transportation & Equipment Division comments, “Showa is very delighted to have successfully qualified these panels and we appreciate the joint cooperation with Boeing to accomplish this prestigious qualification. We are manufacturing these panels at our subsidiary division, Showa Aircraft Industry Philippines in the Clark Freeport Zone. Showa Aircraft Industry Philippines is in a strategically market?friendly region and conveniently positioned in the Asia Pacific area to support the aftermarket in the region for platforms that utilize these panels for either small or large volume requirements.