08 July 2007
08 July 2007
Degussa's High Performance Polymers Business Unit’s product line Rohacell recently received EN 9100 certification.
Degussa say that the certification highlights the product line’s excellent quality standard and confirms that Rohacell structural sandwich foam cores meet the demands of the most stringent quality standards for the aerospace industry. To date Rohacell has been referred to in 190 specifications worldwide including FAA, MIL and WL.
Eight different grades of Rohacell in various densities are available to suit the demands in numerous fields of applications, and are generally selected for their strength-to-weight ratio, HDT, creep compression resistance and fatigue properties. The 100% closed cell foams are easy to machine and can also be thermoformed.
Thai Flight Training (TFT), a subsidiary of Thai Airways, recently ordered an Airbus A320 door trainer from Spatial Composite Solutions.
NTPT is collaborating with the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne - Swiss Centre of Technology (EPFL) and other partners to research discontinuous fibre composite tubes for high performance applications.
Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) recently ordered a Boeing 787 door trainer from Spatial Composite Solutions, complete with Spatial’s virtual slide trainer.