Braiding capabilities for aerospace products

10 April 2019

Co-Operative Industries Aerospace & Defense (CIA&D) has expanded their protective braiding capabilities by adding new braiding units, as part of its airframe and engine wiring harness manufacturing. The company has also increased its capacity to support its F35 harness production line in. 

Ever since the company has introduced its latest NE Butts equipment, its braiding capability has increased by 30%. CIA&D’s in-house braiding department offers the ability to braid many different protective overbraids, over a combination of assorted wiring harness configurations.

Braiding materials include aramids such as Nomex®, para-aramids such as Kevlar® plus PEEK, fiberglass, Teflon®, and a variety of metals including nickel, nickel-copper, 316 stainless steel, tin-copper, and nickel-copper. 

Image courtesy of Co-Operative Industries Aerospace & Defense