Comprehensive Composite Solutions for the Aerospace and Medical Industries

Kaman Composite Structures offers comprehensive capabilities, specializing in the defense and commercial aerospace markets and the medical imaging industry. As an ISO AS9100 and Nadcap accredited supplier, Kaman has received industry recognition for their quality and service. Kaman specializes in composite manufacturing, design engineering and MRO composite repair. Kaman Composite Structures provides design, prototyping, production, and certification of composite structures.

Core Competencies

  • Engineering and Design
  • Tooling Development and Production
  • Composite Structures Manufacturing
  • Laser Projection Technology
  • Specialty Bonding
  • Non-Destructive Testing and Inspection
  • Assembly

Industry Experience and Expertise

As a durable, light-weight standard in the aerospace and medical markets, composites offer increased performance, strength, and payload while reducing maintenance costs. Kaman Composite Structures is a one-stop shop for all composite solutions, tailor made to meet the demands of your aerospace and medical programs. With our experience and accreditations, Kaman will exceed your needs and expectations. Our technical applications are focused specifically on increasing performance of your project.

aerospace defense

Aerospace & Defense

  • Reflectors
  • Radomes
  • Rotor Blades
  • Skin and Skin to Core Bonding
  • EMI Shielded Mission Structures
  • Workstations
  • Consoles
  • Racks
  • Enclosures
  • Fairings
  • Complex Assemblies
commercial aerospace

Commercial Aerospace

  • Acoustic Panels
  • Fan Track Liners
  • Strut Fairings
  • Wing to Body Fairings
  • Winglets
  • Inlets
  • Nacelles
  • Machined Core
  • Control Surfaces

Medical / Industrial Imaging

  • Oncology Tables and Extensions
  • Orthopedic Tables and Beams
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Tables
  • Headrests
  • Plates
  • Covers

Non-Destructive Testing and Inspection

Kaman Composites has expanded their NDI services for the aerospace industry at both their Vermont and Wichita facilities, including:

  • A-Scan and C-Scan Capabilities and Testing Services
  • In-House Level III Certified Technicians
  • Fixed Base and Portable CMM
  • Pulse Echo (Through Transmission and Simultaneous)
  • ISO AS9100D and NADCAP Certification

Kaman Composites Wichita facility has large inspection envelope capacity with a squirter scanning system that is ideal for large-scale structures, including:

  • Flight Deck Floors
  • Rotor Blades

Kaman Composites’ Vermont facility achieved C-scan qualifications from both Rolls-Royce and Sikorsky, and received a 24-month NADCAP merit for onboarding of new NDI capabilities. This further increases their considerable quality performance in composite technologies for the aerospace industry.

testing inspection

Testing and Inspection NDI Inspection

  • 7-Axis 30 foot capacity
  • A and C Scan
  • In-House Level 3
  • Fixed Base CMM
  • Portable CMM / Romer Arm

NADCAP Accredited Test Lab

Mechanical Testing:

  • Compression
  • Fatigue
  • Flexural
  • Shear
  • Tensile

Thermal Analysis:

  • Differential Scanning
  • Melting Point
  • Thermomechanical

What’s New at

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08 February 2022

Kaman Composites Expands Part 145 Capabilities With FAA Approval of ATR and ERJ Composite Repairs

WICHTA, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 8, 2022-- Kaman Composites - Wichita, Inc. , an indirect subsidiary of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today that its FAA Part 145 Repair Station in Wichita, Kansas has earned FAA approval of two new composite repair capabilities, to include ATR and ERJ
27 January 2022

Kaman Composites Expands Medical Imaging Programs With Mirion Technologies

BENNINGTON, Vt.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kaman Composites – Vermont, Inc., an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announces the expansion of its medical imaging program through the […]
27 September 2021

Kaman Composites – Wichita Completes Delivery of 1500th Inlet Unit for Boeing CH-47 Program

WICHITA, Kan. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 27, 2021-- Kaman Composites - Wichita, Inc. , an indirect subsidiary of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), celebrated the delivery of the 1500 th inlet unit for the CH-47 Boeing Program at the end of August. Originally developed in the late 1950s, the well-known

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