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New options for trapped tooling

Jul 01, 2011

Written by Sara Black, Composites World
Washout mandrels have been a traditional choice, but Advanced Ceramics Mfg. (Tucson, Ariz.) says it has taken them to the next level, with its RapidCore mandrel manufacturing process, which eliminates mandrel tooling. A mandrel …

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Firm’s ceramics discover myriad uses in aerospace

Dec 06, 2009

Written by Dan Sorenson, Arizona Daily Star
When you look up “counterintuitive,” there should be a picture of Robert Doucette, production manager of Advanced Ceramics Manufacturing, making one of the company’s ceramic forms – known as a mandrel in the …

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