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Composite and metalforming expertise at Advanced Engineering

Posted on 29 Oct 2021 and read 827 times
Composite and metalforming expertise at Advanced EngineeringWakefield-based Rhodes Interform, a specialist in bespoke composite and metal forming machinery, will be showcasing its expertise in ­composites and superplastic forming at Advanced Engineering (Hall 3A, Stand T50), taking place at the NEC, Birmingham, 3-4 November 2021.

The company, part of Group Rhodes, designs, manufactures and installs bespoke presses and machinery for some of the world’s leading aerospace manufacturers. As well as offering standalone machinery, the company can supply full turnkey manufacturing cells complete with tool handling, conveyors and robotics.

The group has emerged from the Covid-19 crisis in a very good position, having taken several substantial orders in the past few months. Among these orders are several major refurbishment projects for the aerospace industry for which the company will be installing the latest ‘state of the art’ control systems and returning the machines to ‘as new’ condition.

In addition to new machinery and major refurbishments, Rhodes Interform offers a dedicated spares and service team providing day-to-day spare parts and repairs to both its own machinery and equipment of other makes.

Rhodes Interform’s composite machinery is used to produce structural components for production road cars as well as flight critical components for a variety of aircraft. The company also offers a wide range of cold forming technologies for specialist metalforming applications across a number of industrial sectors.

Advanced Engineering 2021 will be attended by a number of leading OEMs and supply chain professionals seeking the latest technologies and solutions across Aero Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Composites Engineering, and other associated industries.

Rhodes Interform is a global manufacturer and service provider of hot and cold forming equipment for metals and composites. It is part of Group Rhodes, a company that boasts a 200-year metalforming history and has been forming composite materials from as early as the 1930s. The company has won Queen’s Awards for both Innovation and International Trade in recent years.