Advance Composite Struts Materials

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Sigma Strut™ Technology is Parks patented composite strut. The design provides up to a 70% reduction in weight compared to metal struts and a 40% reduction in weight compared to other composite struts.  (Aerospace Alpha Strut Brochure)

Engineering Capabilities:

  • Structural Analysis
  • Loads/Stress
  • Designated Engineering Representative
  • (DER) Sign-off
  • Materials Properties & Selection
  • Design for Manufacturing
  • Co-curing Techniques
  • Control Surfaces
  • Winglets
  • Fairings
  • Access Doors
  • Tooling
  • CATIA V5 & Vistagy FiberSIM®

Alpha Strut™ is Park’s proprietary composite strut. The design combines light-weight composite materials with Park’s proprietary end-fittings, which is co-cured into each end of the strut without the use of adhesives.  (Aerospace Alpha Strut Brochure)

Key Features and Applications:

  • Utilizes light-weight composite materials
  • Proprietary end-fitting eliminates the use of adhesives and/or fasteners
  • Available in custom loads, lengths and diameters
  • Primary and Secondary Aircraft Structures
  • Tie Rods
  • Push/Pull Control Rods
  • Monument Bracing
  • Truss Structures
  • Bulkheads
  • Other Aerospace High to Medium Load Bearing Applications