AIRCRAFT structural engineers have long been intrigued by the possibility of eliminating the thousands of assembly operations involved in a typical airframe structure—one composed of many formed pieces joined by rivets and bolts—and of replacing these multiple operations with a double, or even a single, automatic operation employing simply temperature and pressure.
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