12 March 2010
12 March 2010
Sonatest have launched their new Radius WheelProbe, which has been specifically designed for curved surface mapping applications often found in the aerospace and composite sectors.
As part of of their WheelProbe range, Sonatest say that this new model is unrivalled in terms of signal quality, speed and ease of use for composite and metallic testing. Aerospace applications include areas such as aircraft wing leading edges, aircraft horizontal tail pieces, engine cowlings, aircraft radomes, helicopter and fuselage components. Additional composite applications are yacht mast testing, marine hulls, wind turbine blades and automotive composites.
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.