Rockwood Composites announces that it had delivered its 2,500th part to Roxel, Europe’s leading manufacturer of tactical propulsion systems. This marks the half-way point of a contract which ends in May 2021 and the company will continue to provide parts at a rate of around 120 per month.
The suite of parts includes covers and screens for air to air and air to ground missile systems. The complex features and overall thickness need to be tightly controlled. Parts are made from a high temperature glass-epoxy pre-preg. Rockwood’s matched-metal compression moulding technique is ideally suited to these parts, providing precision high volume mouldings. All parts are fully CNC machined and supplied paint ready on a just in time basis