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At the JEC World show in Paris they will jointly present the results of their efforts to address one of the aerospace industry’s key challenges: how to make composite parts at a high speed and lower processing temperatures Read more

Industry News

R72 meets the stringent JAR25.853 specification and raises the Group’s aircraft application capabilities to a new level Read more

Materials

Airbus will mainly use the Ultimaker portfolio for the direct, local production of tools, jigs and fixtures, and printing lightweight design parts with composite materials Read more

Materials

The ‘Certification for Design: Reshaping the Testing Pyramid’ project is being led by the University of Southampton alongside the universities of Bath, Bristol and Exeter Read more

Materials

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Gerd Engelsmann

Teijin will supply Tenax TPUD as an intermediate advanced composite material for primary structural parts Read more

Materials

Teijin has focused on aircraft businesses as one of the growth strategies in its medium-term management plan for 2017 to 2019, and is intensively accelerating its development of mid to downstream applications Read more

Industry News

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Matt Mackey/ Press Eye

The Charter makes a commitment to build a more balanced and fair industry for women across the sector Read more

Industry News

CNT

Multi-walled Carbon nanotube

A team of researchers from Queen’s University in Belfast has developed a new system to prevent ice-build up on aircraft using carbon nanotubes (CNT). Read more

Materials

According to a recent study, fluoropolymers save more than €20 billion per year, thanks to their health, safety, environmental and energy-saving benefits. Read more

Industry News

Solvay has signed an agreement to supply advanced composites and adhesives for the production of Boeing’s 777X aeroplanes. Read more

Materials

Solvay is building its portfolio to produce composite materials by acquiring a German producer of high-quality ‘precursor’ for large-tow (50K) polyacrylonitrile (PAN) carbon fibres. Read more

Materials

A new facility at Victrex plant in Lancashire will focus on research for high performance PEEK and PAEK in 3D Printing. Read more

Industry News

Registration is open for an event featuring industry leaders of space and aviation industries. Read more

Industry News

US extraterrestrial additive manufacturers Made in Space have joined Braskem to use recycled plastic on the International Space Station. Read more

Materials

The Manufacturing Technology Centre has enhanced its 3D printing capability with a HP Jet Fusion printer, for work with the European Space Agency. Read more

Machinery

Western Tool and Mould, a Hong Kong producer of plane interior parts, has sped up deliveries to airlines with a Stratasys Fortus 900mc printer. Read more

Machinery

Dorset-based Norco Holdings will be targeting the Defence and Security Equipment International event in September to promote its lightweight composite structures to the defence sector. Read more

Events

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via vesti.ru

Russia has developed a lightweight single-aisle passenger plane, using carbon fibre in its wings and body. Read more

Materials

Denroy Plastics celebrates recognition for high productivity and happy staff, with European Foundation for Quality Management certification by CforC. Read more

Industry News

A South Welsh aviation materials specialist, R-Tech, is answering growing testing requirements with a new Zwick 250kN universal testing machine, with latest testXpert III software. Read more

Machinery