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  1. 1. V System Composites Overview Chester, PA Anaheim, CA Anaheim, CA Dayton, OH A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary Nov 2008
  2. 2. Overview Ø V System Composites Business Summary Ø Engineering Capabilities Ø Composites Manufacturing Facilities Ø Process Technologies & Applications A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  3. 3. Business Summary Mission Statement: “Be a Top Tier Provider of Military and Civil Composite Engineering & Production Solutions that Consistently Align with VSC Core Competencies and Meet Customers Requirements” Facility Locations: Chester PA (Engineering); Anaheim CA (Fabrication); Dayton OH (Fabrication); San Diego CA (Engineering) System Applications: Missiles Helicopters Engines UAVs Aircraft Customers: Boeing, Raytheon, Goodrich Lockheed Martin, Army AATD, Army SMDC, Northrop Grumman, Moog, Air Force AFRL, Army Picatinny Arsenal Key Strengths: • Prepreg Autoclave, VARTM, RTM Composite Manufacturing Process Experts • Agility and Responsiveness to Customer Schedule and Cost Needs • Production Supplier with Expertise in Product Development Key Quality Certifications: • AS9100 and ISO 9001:2000 Certified by Lloyd’s Register, FAA conformity, NADCAP Audit 01/09 • Boeing Gold/Gold Supplier, Raytheon Preferred Supplier, Williams Intl Supplier • Approved NGC supplier, NG Supplier #880-781 (New contracts for Global Hawk Production) A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  4. 4. Corporate Structure Ø DRT Corporation founded in 1994 Ø Classified as a Small Business company for DoD programs Ø VSC is a wholly owned subsidiaries of DRT Ø Locations: § DR Technologies HQ – San Diego, CA § VSC – Anaheim, CA § VSC – Philadelphia, PA office § VSC – Dayton, OH Core Competencies Primary Industries Served Missile Defense Ground Vehicle Tube Wrapping Design/Analysis DoD Electronic Autoclave cure Development Compression High Volume Hand Layup- DoD Aircraft Civil Aircraft Enclosures Composite Prototypes Production Composite Structures Structures Assembly Products Products VARTM Molding Product Tooling Product RTM DR Technologies Company VSC (Anaheim) X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X VSC (Dayton) X X X X X X X X VSC (Philadelphia) X X X X X X X 4 A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  5. 5. Business Areas & Customers THAAD Missile Defense Interceptor Structures Missile § Missile Defense Agency § Raytheon Missile Systems § U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command § U.S. Air Force Research Lab § Lockheed Martin New Business Initiatives § Large Out-of-Autoclave Tooling Military & Civil § Integrated Composite Armor § Composite Tubular Products Electronic Aerostructures Enclosures § Boeing § General Electric § Northrop Grumman Corp. § Lockheed Martin Civil Aircraft Components § Saft Corporation § Raytheon § United Seal and Rubber § Goodrich Corp. § Harris Corp. § Moog Inc. § Smiths Corp. § Proprietary Customers § House of Batteries Electronic Enclosure Military Aircraft Components Covers A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  6. 6. Military Aerostructures Products & Customers Products Missile Airframe Structures CH47 Forward Pylon Structures Helicopter Rotor Housings External Tanks Integrated Wing Spars Engine Mounts Deployable Wings Control Mechanisms Customers Boeing Lockheed Martin Raytheon Moog A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  7. 7. Civil Aerostructures Products & Customers Products Engine Inlet Case Wind Tunnel Fanblades Helicopter Manifold Engine Guide Vanes Engine Ducts Customers GE Boeing NASA Goodrich Aerospace A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  8. 8. We offer Total Composite Solutions to the Aerospace Industry CUSTOMER REQUIREMENTS Materials & Process Design Envelope & Engineering Acceptance Criteria Or Build-to-Print Design & Analysis (Static and Dynamic) Design Software: Analysis Software: •IDEAS •MSC/NASTRAN; •ProEngineer ANSYS;PATRAN •3-D Solid Modeler •LPT/micromechanics programs •SolidWorks •Joint analysis codes •CATIA •ABAQUS Part Fabrication / Production: •RTM NDE, Test & Evaluation •VARTM •Compression Molding Tooling (in-house capability) •Tool design •Close-die prepreg Molding •Prototype tooling •Hand lamination/autoclave cure •Wash-out tooling •Hybrid infusion technologies •Composite Lay-up Molds (including master model machining) Hardware Integration Research and Development •Company funded R&D •SBIRs and STTRs •Shared R&D •Contracted funded R&D A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  9. 9. Engineering Capabilities A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  10. 10. Engineering Capabilities Ø Design Capability § Conceptual, Preliminary Thru Final Product Design § CATIA V5 & SolidWorks Ø Analysis Capability § Structural, Thermal, Acoustic Electrical & Impact § ABAQUS Explicit & Implicit Codes § UD-CCM Tools for Lamina/Laminate Properties Ø Process Modeling § LIMS for Resin Infusion Simulation § 3D Textiles Micromechanics Models in Development A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  11. 11. Engineering - Military Structures A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  12. 12. Engineering - Commercial Structures A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  13. 13. Composites Manufacturing Facilities A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  14. 14. Anaheim, CA Production Facilities Ø Quality Systems: Layup Cell § AS9100 and ISO 9001:2000 Certified by Lloyd’s Register, FAA conformity § Nadcap engagement date set – 1/09 § Mfg., cure and assy – 15K sq. ft. § Production facility – >20K sq. ft. Ø Equipment: § Layup Infusion/Cure Cell • Clean rooms (class 400K and 100K) • Barcode scanning and tracking systems • Pattern cutter/ply labeler with 18 ft. bed • 4-head LPT Laser Projection systems for precise ply location • Material freezers over 1,700 cubic feet § RTM/VARTM resin mixing & dispensing systems § Curing: Integration/Trim Cell • Heated Presses up to 50-ton • Large oven - 8ft x 8ft x 30ft deep oven (600 F) • Dual zone Oil Heaters • In-house Autoclaves up to 12 ft dia x 30 ft long (625 F/125 psi) § Assembly and Finishing: • Large Paint Booth 10’ x 26’ Inspection/Shipping and Receiving Cell • Prototype & production tooling details • Grind booth, trimming equipment • 5-Axis CNC Router (3 ft X 6 ft X 14 ft) § Inspection • CMM, Laser Tracker • A-scan NDT A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  15. 15. Anaheim, CA Autoclave Facility 12 ft. diameter x 30 ft. long (625°F/125 psi) VSC Understands the “Development to Production” Cycle A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  16. 16. VSC Equipment List VSC Equipment List Equipment Manufacturer Description Layup, Infusion and Cure Clean rooms NA Class 100,000 and Class 400,000 Laser Projection System LPT Laser Projection Systems, LPT5 (20 ft range) - Four heads Ply Pattern Cutter Kuris-Westima 4 ft x 12 ft bed Autoclave Fisher 2.5 ft dia x 6.5 ft long (450°F/125 psi) Autoclave American 11.5 ft dia x 30 ft long (400°F/125 psi) Large Oven Oven System Inc OSI 8ft x 8ft x 30ft deep oven (500°F) Ply Cutting Tables Various 6 ft x 18 ft Bar-code scanning system Intelliclock Punch in system linked to the MRB system Sample Oven Despatch 2ft x 2ft x 2 ft deep oven (585ºF) Heated Hydraulic Press Wabash 25 Ton and 20 Ton, Temp Capability 400ºF High Volume Oil Heater Sterlco/Sterling 480V 550ºF Operating Temp Resin mixing/dispensing Lagrange Products 2.0 gal & 5 gal Heated Pressure Pot (400°F; 100 PSI; Vac) Process Controllers Watlow Watlow 93 Controllers RTM Pumps Graco & Radius 1.0 gal. Heated Graco RTM Pump / 400°F / 300 PSI Gel Coater Pump Dual 55 gal. 2 part Gel Coater pump w/ 10 ft. reach arm Meter Mix Pump Varie Varie 300 High Volume Meter Mix Pump / 30 gal/minute Resin Heat Exchanger Shimaden Resin Heat Exchanger / 110v / Shimaden PLC Assembly, Machining and Trim NC Mill Bridge Port 1' x 5' Spindle Mill, 220V CNC Router Motion Master 5-Axis, 14ft (X) X 6 ft (Y) X 3 ft (Z) Sheet-metal Shear National 52quot; Width Hydraulic, 480V Table saw Delta 2' x 3' Variable Angle Drill press Do-All 16 Speed Load frame CM 2 Ton and 7.5 Ton, 6' x 14' Cutoff Saw Dewalt 12'' Diameter Blade Sewing Machine Singer 144w3d4 for preform stitching 220V Welding Equipment Hojst Test and Inspection PC controlled laser-based portable coordinate measurement Laser Tracker SMX machine Hand Held A-Scan Storz Alpha II Assembly & Inspection Table Starrett Granite inspection table - 3 ft x 5 ft Inspection Equipment Various Gage blocks, calipers, micrometers, etc. 16 A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  17. 17. Process Technologies & Applications A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  18. 18. Prepreg Lamination Process Composite Wind Tunnel Blades UAV Production Components A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  19. 19. Military Prepreg Structures Ballistic Protection Shield Application Turret with Armored Roof Armored Roof Component Integrated Composite Armor Solution with 40% Weight Reduction A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  20. 20. Commercial Prepreg Structures A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  21. 21. RTM & Compression Molding Process A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  22. 22. Complex Braided RTM Structures Commercial Engine Containment Fan Case Production Braided Containment Case Commercial Biz Jet, Very Light Jet Platforms Part Mated to Engine Automation And Debulking Methods Developed To Improve Quality & Performance While Reducing Cost A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  23. 23. VARTM Process A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  24. 24. Integrally Stiffened VARTM Structures CH-47 Chinook Forward Pylon Application Ø Met 50% cost savings goals, Upper Deck improved life-cycle CH-47 Chinook Ø Reduced parts-count from >3,000 to ~250 total parts Ø Fabricated Using Patented AFI HyPerVARTMtm Process Fwd Fairing Aft Fairing A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  25. 25. Integrally Stiffened VARTM Structures Advanced Transport Aircraft Wing Application Ø Achieved 25% weight reduction Ø 35% cost reduction with integrated resin infused structure & bonded assembly Ø Reduced parts-count by 75% Ø Fabricated Using Patented AFI HyPerVARTMtm Process Ø Future scale-up and flight test demonstration planned A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  26. 26. Tooling Applications Prepreg & VARTM Processing Conventional Prepreg Tooling Hybrid Invar/composite tools Large VARTM Tooling A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  27. 27. Conclusions Ø We develop advanced composite structure products Ø We have expertise in engineering design and analysis, prototyping, and lean composites production Ø We have a full range of manufacturing capabilities including prepreg with oven or autoclave cure, RTM, and VARTM, including extensive experience with Cytec 977, 5250, Hexcel 8552, and ACG MTM systems. Ø We are AS9100 and ISO 9001 Certified, NADCAP Early 2009 Ø We are agile and responsive to our customer schedule, cost and requirements with current composite production capacity Ø Current NG Approved Supplier (#880-781) with certification to ACS Process Specification Ø Currently a Boeing Gold – Gold supplier A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary
  28. 28. Contact Info Michael J. Louderback Scott T. Holmes President & GM VP Engineering & East Coast Operations V System Composites, Inc. V System Composites, Inc. 1015 E. Discovery Lane 1350 Edgmont Avenue, Suite 2520 Anaheim, CA 92801 Chester, PA 19013 Tel: 714-678-2740 Tel: 610-619-8560 Fax: 714-678-2745 Fax: 610-619-8456 Mob: 714-514-5222 Mob: 484-574-3753 mlouderb@vsc-inc.com sholmes@vsc-inc.com A DR Technologies Company V System Composites Proprietary

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