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

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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

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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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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

Perspex

Perspex

The use of perspex acrylic has provided an astronomical improvement of the National Space Centre’s signage. Read more

Materials

Solvay will introduce two product offerings in its ‘Technyl’ portfolio, dedicated to the automotive market at K 2016. Read more

K 2016

Solvay’s CEO has written an open letter to the pilots of the Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) solar airplane, thanking them for “12 extraordinary years” of big and small technical victories in sustainable materials development. Read more

Materials

A Northern Ireland-based tool manufacturer and injection moulder has been recognised with a prestigious award for supply chain excellence at the Farnborough Air Show. Read more

Industry News

Two new multi-million pound deals signed at the Farnborough Air Show this week will create 2,000 UK jobs and strengthen the competitiveness of the UK’s aviation supply chain. Read more

Industry News

The EPDA says the use of aviation grade plastics will play an “increasingly important role” in the future of aircraft design owing to their ability to both improve fuel efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of passenger flights. Read more

Materials