Composite materials are playing a growing role in aircraft design as the industry seeks to reduce aircraft weight to improve in-flight and environmental performance.

Sigma specialises in the design and manufacture of advanced composite components, supporting aerospace and defence OEMs and Tier 1 customers in pursuit of their weight reduction goals.

Offering a complete design, development, manufacture and stress analysis service, the team is experienced working alongside aerospace and defence OEMs to develop innovative structural and non-structural components for a variety of challenging applications, with our thermoplastic braiding capability being an example of world-leading composites technology development and investment by the company.

The SigmaLite range of lightweight aircraft parts is just one result of this investment and includes our groundbreaking composite pipe for aeroengines, COMPipe.