Chinese 3D additive manufacturing (AM) player Farsoon Technologies and Airbus (Beijing) Engineering Centre Co., LTD (ABEC) have signed a collaboration contract that establishes a joint research and development program for polymer AM in civil aviation. This marks Airbus’ first collaboration with a...
By combining reclaimed PET with bio-based monomers, researchers envisage making fiber-reinforced composite materials for use in wind turbine blades, snowboards and even automotive parts while slashing energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions.
Through this acquisition, the Japanese company will expand its carbon fiber intermediate materials business for aerospace applications. Renegade’s products include prepregs based on epoxy, polyimide and bismaleimide.
Composites Evolution’s polyfurfuryl alcohol prepreg has recently completed an extensive series of tests to demonstrate compliance with the Hazard Level 3 (HL3) requirements of rail industry fire standard EN45545-2.