The use of composite materials in general industrial applications and in the aeronautics industry in particular, is growing due to their low weight relative to their strength. In the aeronautics industry, where weight is of critical importance, the use of composite materials offers substantially improved fuel consumption and considerable economical savings.
With the expansion of this field within the IAI, there was a need to gather all the activities relating to composite materials under one roof.
Establishing a speciality knowledge center that will promote the IAI as a leader in this field.
The plant, located in the center of Israel, contains the following key elements: cooling rooms for different raw materials that require different cooling settings; refrigeration facilities for various adhesives; tools and templates areas; foyers; clean rooms adjusted to the appropriate operational standards; finishing and hardening areas (autoclaves and ovens of all kinds) and processing and cutting areas.
The large office area that’s located on the second floor houses the headquarters, administrative, marketing and planning personnel. Offices for supervisors and quality testers are located on the production floor.
The design is composed of horizontal lines that emphasize the length of the building, and its beehive commotion. The intervals of vertical nuclei support vertical transportation components such as stairs, elevators, plumbing, etc.