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.
Teijin announces that the A350 XWB aircraft, Airbus’s new-generation extra-wide-body midsize jetliner incorporating Teijin’s Tenax TPCL carbon fibre thermoplastic consolidated laminate, was delivered to Japan Airlines (JAL) and arrived at Haneda Airport in Tokyo on 14 June.
Three-dimensional (3-D) weaving of composite fabrics can produce complex, single-piece structures that are strong and lightweight.
Composite Cluster Singapore (CCS) announces that it is working with Eviation Aircraft on ‘Alice’ – a fully electric aircraft structure that is currently showcased at the 53rd International Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France.