18th Apr 2019
Ascent Aerospace, a leading provider of aerospace tooling systems, factory automation and integration services, will be exhibiting at the upcoming AeroDef Manufacturing 2019 event in Long Beach, California from April 29 to May 2. At the show, Ascent will be showcasing its innovative and award-winning hybrid invar/composite layup mould (Hyvarc).
11th Apr 2019
Rockwood Composites and Haeco Cabin Solutions have formed a partnership that will revolutionise aircraft seating for the business market. Haeco has commissioned Rockwood to do the tooling on its new ‘Eclipse’ cabin platform for seat shells and console work. The bespoke seat will feature compound, moulded surfaces and respective tooling design.
3rd Apr 2019
Herone GmbH, has recently won the 2019 JEC Innovation Award in Paris in the Aerospace application category along with development partners Victrex and TU Dresden. The winning application was Herone’s all-thermoplastic drive-shaft system overmoulded with an integral gear, designed for use in aerospace, leading to faster production cycles and cost...
8th Mar 2019
Henkel will showcase Loctite EA 9378 AERO, an innovative next-generation liquid shim material under development at JEC World 2019 in Paris to be held from March 12 to 14. Loctite EA 9378 AERO has been designed for structural gap filling and tolerance bridging with uniform stress distribution throughout assemblies. It offers high mechanical strength.
5th Mar 2019
Hexcel Composite will promote a wide range of composite innovations for customer applications in aerospace, automotive, etc markets at this year’s JEC World taking place in Paris from March 12-14. Hexcel develops and markets lightweight, high-performance structural materials including carbon fibers, specialty reinforcements etc for use in commercial...
2nd Mar 2019
Teijin Ltd has agreed to acquire Renegade Materials Corporation (Renegade), a leading North American supplier of highly heat-resistant thermoset prepreg for the aerospace industry. The acquisition is anticipated to be completed this spring after receipt of regulatory approvals. Later Renegade will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teijin.
20th Feb 2019
India based Lohia Group has acquired Israeli company Light and Strong that specialises in aerospace and military carbon fibre and glass fibre composite components production. The acquisition will allow Lohia Group to become a supplier for global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in aerospace and defence sector by operating out of its India...
31st Jan 2019
A study led by University of Southampton has been awarded a programme grant of £6.9 million by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to address significant barriers in design and manufacture of future composite aero structures. The project will also provide PhD/EngD graduates with certification of advanced composite aero...
16th Jan 2019
In a first individual project which is currently in preparation, SGL Carbon will supply fabrics for structural components in Airbus helicopters. The two companies have defined the framework conditions for the cooperation in a joint agreement that regulates the basic provision and further development of innovative carbon and fibreglass materials.