Airbus A350-900 receives EASA type certification
30 Sep 2014
The A350-900 has received type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The certified aircraft is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification will follow shortly.
30 Sep 2014
Hexcel Corporation announced that it will expand its carbon fiber production capacity through the addition of new precursor and carbon fiber lines in Roussillon, France. The $250 million investment will also include the associated Quality Control laboratories and offices.
Opening ceremony of Toray PAN precursor carbon fiber plant in France
30 Sep 2014
Toray Subsidiary Toray Carbon Fibers Europe S.A. (CFE) held a ceremony to mark the completion of construction of the new carbon fiber raw material (precursor) plant at CFE's Lacq plant, France.
30 Sep 2014
Nanyang Technological University's Institute for Sports Research (ISR) has set up an international consortium to develop innovative materials and process for sports products with Arkema, Chomarat, Babolat (tennis racquet maker ) and Topkey (bicycle manufacturer).
30 Sep 2014
In the on-going commitment to reduce weight even further in automotive structures, many OEMs and suppliers are focusing on implementing the best and most cost-effective processing techniques to manufacture mass-produced, epoxy composite vehicle parts.
Safran contributes to the production of GE9X engine
30 Sep 2014
As a partner to GE on the GE9X program, Safran is developing its presence in the high-power engine market. The GE9X is a next-generation jet engine and the largest produced. It will power the future Boeing 777X, which will go into service by 2020. Below, an explanation of the program’s significance...
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Additives for composites. Producer and supplier of MGO pastes and coextruded carrier films for SMC.
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Their primary product is continuous complex basalt fiber, which is obtained by way of drawing out elementary filaments from the melt of a natural pure raw material : basalt rock. In the process of...
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Founded in Milan in 1937, Mapei is a producer of adhesives and complementary products for the installation of all types of floor and wall coverings. The company is also specialized in other chemical...
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Harper International is a leader in thermal processing technology for carbon fibre. Harper International offers integrated solutions for fibre conversion, including innovative furnaces and oxidation...
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Lightweight design – Assembly of large FRP structures. The Fraunhofer Project Group Joining and Assembly FFM is based at the research centre CFK Nord in Stade. Fraunhofer FFM develops and automates...