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The China Edit – June 2018

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27 Jun 2018

The China Edit is a monthly curation of business news and reports which have a direct impact on the Chinese - and global - composites industry.

Chinese electric carmaker Byton raises US$500m to take on Tesla
Chinese electric carmaker Byton raises US$500m to take on Tesla
The statement said Byton officially opened its global headquarters in Nanjing, China, which works with a research center in Silicon Valley and a design center in Munich, Germany. The first batch of prototype models is set to roll out in April 2019 for testing, with the pilot production programme starting in the first half of 2019.
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COMAC grounds C919 flight-test aircraft to modify prototypes
COMAC grounds C919 flight-test aircraft to modify prototypes
The work on the tail is specifically a response to delamination observed on the carbon-fiber reinforced plastic elevators, one of the sources said. The modifications to the flaps are related to strength, the source added.
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China's J-10 Fighter Jet: Could it take on the Air Force's best in a dogfight?
China's J-10 Fighter Jet: Could it take on the Air Force's best in a dogfight?
The new J-10C incorporates an indigenously-built active electronically scanned array (AESA) fire-control radar and uses more composite materials in its airframe.
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Chinese space start-up S-Motor reveals rocket power system design
Chinese space start-up S-Motor reveals rocket power system design
At the same time, in order to ensure that it can be achieved, relatively mature processes and materials are used. For example, three groups of HTPB propellants are used in formulations. This is a very mature formulation in the market. The grade 3 engine uses mature materials such as T700 carbon fiber, and at the same time, it selects mature processes such as casting process, spinning pressure, welding and heat treatment as much as possible.
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