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Aerospace

R-Tech Materials Achieves Aerospace Accreditation for Composite Materials

R-Tech Materials, one of the UK’s leading test laboratories for composite materials, is pleased to announce that it has achieved Nadcap accreditation for the testing of non-metallic materials for the aerospace industry. The scope of...

Aerospace Sector Consultation Released

Composites UK has been working with the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) on an aerospace sector consultation paper, identifying the priority technology challenges for the UK aerospace sector.

The global aerospace composites market was valued at...

TenCate Advanced Composites Celebrate Brazilian Thermoplastic Composite Consortium for Innovation in Aerospace

TenCate Advanced Composites, part of the Toray Group, has marked the assembly of the São Paulo Initiative on Research on Innovative Thermoplastic Composites Solutions (SPIRIT) consortium in São José dos Campos, Brazil.

The SPIRIT consortium...

Hexcel and Gazechim Join to Provide Kitting Services to Aerospace, Defense and Industrial Markets

Hexcel Corporation and Groupe Gazechim Composites, an official Hexcel distributor for more than 20 years, have reached agreement to provide customized kitting services for advanced composite materials sold to aerospace and defense customers and for...

Composites UK to Welcome Key OEM Speakers at Upcoming April Events

Composites UK will be hosting two events this April with some big-name speakers.

The 2018 Annual Conference takes place on 18th April 2018 at AMRC in Rotherham, and is a must-attend event for companies wanting...

New Autoclave “Elsa” Comes On-Line at Teledyne CML Composites to Support the Addition of a Major New Project in 2018

Advanced composites manufacturer, Teledyne CML Composites is celebrating their new autoclave, Elsa, entering into service. This milestone was driven by the award from Airbus, Europe's leading aircraft manufacturer, to the Wirral-based supplier with a package...

Chomarat Develops New Generation of Multiaxial Carbon Fabrics for Higher-Performing Composites

The international textile group Chomarat is boosting its innovation strategy and juggling several projects by:

  • Joining the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) at the University of Sheffield (UK);
  • Sponsoring the NCF HP2 collaborative project
  • ...

Pentaxia Secures Supply Deal with Leading Aerospace Innovator

Pentaxia has secured a supply deal with a UK company leading the world in the design and supply of military aircraft ejection seats. Providing a strong platform for future growth, Pentaxia’s new contract provides components...

TenCate to launch Next Generation Composite Materials for Aerospace and High Performance Industrial Applications at JEC World 2017

TenCate Advanced Composites, a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced composite materials, will be launching their next generation of fibre reinforced composite materials for aerospace and high performance industrial applications during JEC World 2017 (Hall...

Airbus and GKN Confirmed for Aerospace Showcase

On 6th December 2016 Composites UK will host its latest sector showcase event, this time on the topic of fibre-reinforced polymers (FRPs) in the aerospace industry. The event will take place at AMRC in Rotherham....

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