20 October 2015
20 October 2015
HEXCEL and Mines St-Etienne School of Engineering, France, have launched a new industrial academic Chair.
According to Hexcel, the Chair will carry out research into the digital modelling and simulation of resin vacuum infusion process in primary structures for the aerospace industry, and more specifically modelling on multi-scale (from microns to metres) and the multi-physical (solid, fluid and porous media mechanics, physical chemistry of polymers, thermal physics).
Hexcel decided to involve Mines St Etienne in its research program in order to enhance theoretical knowledge of the vacuum infusion process and help users to understand the process, so as to make appropriate evaluations for the manufacture of their structural components.
The Chair is sponsored by Hexcel customers, including Airbus and Safran Composites.
Photo provided by Hexcel
At the 2019 JEC Composites show, 12-14 March 2019 at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, CGTech will demonstrate how advanced programming strategies and simulation can lead to better composite parts.
Wabash MPI and Carver will highlight their full line of hydraulic and pneumatic presses for the composites industry in the USA pavilion at JEC World, the leading international composites show.
Negri Bossi will be present at MECSPE, first Italian event of the year 2019 that will take place in Parma, Italy from 28-30 March; the attendance at this event is testament that the society continues to take an interest in the domestic market.