Collins Aerospace’s Composite Center of Excellence is at the forefront of filament winding technology, specializing in precise fiber placement techniques and innovating new technology in joining metals to composites. Transmission systems benefit from our patented metal-to-carbon composite joining technology to deliver an overall low weight solution.
Collins Aerospace Crompton Technology Group (CTG) transmission shafts provide a lightweight alternative to metal. These transmission shafts are extremely strong, which allows them to be scalable. The result is a reduction in parts and additional weight savings.
Using our patented joining technology, the transmission shafts are on the Airbus A330, A340, A350, A380 and A400M, as well as the Bombardier C-Series, the Boeing 787 and the Joint Strike Fighter F-35.