28 January 2014
28 January 2014
PSG states it has expanded their range to include MRO consumables such as paints, oils, lubricants, sealants and adhesives.
The company explains that it has been appointed as an approved distributor of Henkel’s Loctite (formerly Hysol) range of structural adhesives.
Keith O’Dell, PSG General Manager, says, “We are very proud of our long and successful association with Henkel Aerospace, and we are delighted that we can now add their structural adhesives to our product offer. This is very much in keeping with PSG’s move into the MRO supply chain.”
Simon Duquesne, Henkel European Distribution Manager: “Appointing PSG as a structural adhesives distributor is further evidence of Henkel’s commitment to the aerospace MRO composite repair market.”
Solvay has signed a ten-year agreement for the supply of composites and adhesives to be used across Bell's military and commercial rotorcraft programmes, including the Bell 429, 407, 505, 525, V-22, and UH-1.
SGL Carbon and Fraunhofer IGCV have officially opened the Fibre Placement Centre (FPC) at SGL's site in Meitingen, Germany. Compositence, BA Composites and the Chair for Carbon Composites at the Technical University of Munich have also joined the alliance, and Coriolis Group and Cevotec are planning to come on board as partners.
With the aim developing a broader platform for additive manufacturing (AM) technologies, the University of Exeter, UK, and Victrex, have formed a strategic partnership to introduce next-generation polyaryletherketone (PAEK) polymers and composites while improving the performance of the underlying AM processes.