Proactive investment in the development of next-generation thermoplastic solutions has resulted in the completion of Victrex’s new approximately £10 million Polymer Innovation Center.
Germany and Canada have introduced a new cooperative research and development programme to develop quieter aircraft cabins and fireproof composite fibre components.
Solvay Composite Materials (Brussels) and Strata (Dubai) have formalized their Joint Venture (JV) to supply Boeing with advanced composite materials from a high-tech facility to be built in Al Ain.
Solvay Composite Materials (Alpharetta, Ga.) has acquired European Carbon Fiber GmbH (ECF), a German producer of high-quality precursor for large-tow (50K) polyacrylonitrile (PAN) carbon fibers.
Boeing has given a $600,000 grant to the University of Texas at Arlington to test composite components that officials believe will pave the way towards longer-lasting aircraft as well as help identify when those components might fail.
Solvay will begin production of polyetherketoneketone (PEKK) polymers in the US next year to support its composite materials business in meeting growing aerospace demand.
VABS is a general-purpose cross-sectional analysis tool for computing beam sectional properties and recovering 3D fields of slender composite structures.
Hexcel, a leader in advanced composites technologies, has announced it will be launching a new Government-backed £7.4 million research and development project, MAXIM, and expanding its manufacturing facility in Leicester.
Hartzell Propeller and Raisbeck Engineering are collaborating on new structural composite swept blade props for the Beechcraft King Air 350 turboprop.
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