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Encyclopedia > Aviation Composite Technology

Aviation Composite Technology (ACT) is an aircraft manufacturer formed in the Philippines in 1990. It was established to produce the Apache 1 for the Philippines military and police service.

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Essentially the strength of the composite panel depends on its overall size, the surface material used, and the density of the cells inside it, the thicker the core, the higher the stiffness and strength of the panel.
Composites designed for heavy commercial applications such as aircraft manufacturing, aerospace industry, oil exploration and military markets utilize high-strength, continuous fibers such as polyurethane foam or other dynamic materials to ensure a rigid panel that can withstand wear and tear due to loading stresses or mechanical strain.
The transportation industry is welcoming composite technology which may soon replace wood and metal as the material of choice.
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