11 May 2001
11 May 2001
BR> Devold AMT, a subsidiary of the Norwegian components manufacturer Hexagon Composites ASA, has secured a NOK22m development contract from the aircraft parts maker Airbus UK.
The three-year contract focuses on the development of carbon fibre reinforcement for the new Airbus A380 aircraft. The development and testing process is also expected to certify Devold AMT as an aerospace supplier. Commercial production is expected to begin in the second half of 2003.
Alvant has been appointed to work on a two-year, £28 million project titled Large Landing Gear of the Future, which aims to deliver a 30% weight reduction and assist the aerospace industry’s drive to reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions.
Hexadrone’s 3D printed Tundra prototype, manufactured by CRP Technology via laser sintering (LS) technology using Windform SP and Windform XT 2.0 carbon composite materials, has won the Red Dot Award 2018 in the drone category.
UK company Norco Composites has invested in a larger spray booth and a new cutting and kitting machine to enable the company to increase productivity in line with growing demand from its marine customers.