June 25, 2024

CDI to Exhibit Innovative Products & Materials at Farnborough Airshow 2024

Attendees receive exclusive access to CDI’s expertise and cutting-edge solutions for aerospace and defense industry systems.

HOUSTON, June 25, 2024 - CDI Products (CDI) will be exhibiting at the Farnborough International Airshow in Hampshire, United Kingdom, Stand 4836 in Hall 4, for five days (July 22-26, 2024). CDI is a trusted industry leader in custom engineering and manufacturing high-performance polymer and flexible graphite products for diverse market applications. CDI experts will present and discuss technology designed and developed for critical aerospace and defense industry systems, such as landing gear systems, flight control systems, engine and fuel systems, hydraulic utility systems, wheels, and brakes.

“We are proud of CDI’s reputation and history for reliability and integrity, as well as providing unparalleled service to the most trusted OEMs in many global industries, from energy to specialized industries and beyond. We are now strengthening our offering in the aerospace and defense industry,” says Clint Metcalf, President of CDI Products. “Our exhibition at Farnborough is a testament to CDI’s commitment to deliver skilled product manufacturing and expertise to the global aerospace industry while embracing new challenges and opportunities backed by our unique positioning as a Michelin Group Company.”

Polymer, flexible graphite, and composite materials manufactured by CDI – and CDI’s recently acquired companyMeeting of Aerospace Engineers Working On Unmanned Aerial Depositphotos_409054312_L EGC Graphite – are designed to meet the aerospace and defense industry’s need for solutions that reliably provide significant weight savings, insulation, tribological efficiencies, and emissivity. These materials, part of CDI’s trusted aerospace materials portfolio, which includes Armorlene®, Arylex®, Arylast®, and Thermafoil®, offer superior sealing solutions for aerospace applications. CDI’s product line includes OptiSeal®, T-Seals, Cap Seals, Piston Rings, OptiSeal® Face Seals, Static Face Seals, various Scrapers, Backup Rings, and Bearings, all of which are engineered to deliver high performance and reliability.

Steve James, Director of Strategic Marketing for Aerospace Products at CDI, says: “We understand that compliance with aerospace industry standards, such as surface finish guidelines and equipment management, are top-of-mind topics for customers. We are also excited about the current dialogue around sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) and the future of vertical lift technologies. Our team of manufacturing professionals, comprised of several with decades of engineering experience, eagerly anticipate the conversations we will have about these and many other subjects next month.”

Visit CDI’s Online Digital Aerospace Catalogue for more information about the company’s sealing solutions, and watch CDI’s Aerospace and Flexible Graphite videos to learn about the company’s materials advantages.

About the Farnborough International Airshow

Held biennially, the Farnborough International Airshow is five days of unrivaled opportunities to gather and discover the latest pioneering technologies for the global aerospace and defense industry. The first Farnborough Airshow in 1948 featured 66 different British aircraft. The 2022 event welcomed over 74,000 professionals from 102 countries, including over 250 official government and civil delegations. For more information, visit the Farnborough Site.