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New AIREX® T92 SealX wins CCE JEC 2012 Innovation Awards Programme

News International-French

9 Nov 2012

3A Composites were awarded the CCE-JEC 2012 Innovation Award for the new AIREX® T92 SealX technology. This new surface sealing technology reduces the AIREX® PET core materials’ resin uptake by over 50%. Customers using AIREX® T92 or T90 can therefore save approximately 0.6 kg of infused resin per square meter resulting both in a lighter and cheaper product.

The award Innovation Award Programme is given by the China Composites Industry Association and JEC. The award jury is composed of 8 experts from China and overseas, mainly from FRP institutes and associations.


“With this award and the 2nd place in AVK Innovation Award we are happy to gain international expert recognition for AIREX® T92 SealX ”, says Roman Thomassin, CEO of 3A Composites Core Materials. “It is a great motivation to keep on focusing on research and development with our first priority: offering our customers real and valuable solutions.”


SealX can be ordered both for AIREX® T90 and T92 and is suitable for all resin transfer processes (e.g. infusion). Extensive testing has proven that all properties including fatigue and skin adhesion are unchanged by this novel surface sealing. In the meantime, SealX has already been successfully applied in wind rotor blades, sailing yachts and other high performance applications. Customers are delighted to receive a product that has better performance and reduces part cost at the same time.



About Airex AG and 3A Composites:

Airex AG belongs to 3A Composites Core Materials, a global organizational entity within 3A Composites with operations in Europe, North America, South America, Singapore, India and China. The branded products AIREX® and BALTEK® have pioneered the sandwich technology for almost 70 years. These core materials are used by fabricators to make innovative lightweight sandwich structures for the wind energy, marine and transportation markets as well as other industrial applications. 3A Composites Core Materials is the global leader in answering the markets’ and users' needs for sustainable, lightweight and resource-friendly materials that enable end products to become lighter and thus be more energy efficient. In the wind energy market, its core materials are key to the growth in the generation of renewable energy.


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