01 August 2017
01 August 2017
Sigmatex Carbon Textile Solutions, Orangeburg, South Carolina, US, which began operations in 2016, has attained accreditation to aerospace standard AS9100C.
AS9100C is a global quality standard for quality assurance in aircraft, space and defence and provides manufacturers with a comprehensive quality system for providing safe and reliable products.
“The certification is a direct result of the hard work of all of our employees both in Orangeburg and globally," says Global Quality Manager, Terry McManus. "This underlines our commitment to serving the composites industry. It is our mission to be the first choice partner for composite textiles and we aim to do this by continually improving the quality of our products and services. This activity is underpinned by the AS9100 quality standard, which will continue to be the benchmark for business management moving forward.”
When the concrete platform at a Billerica, Massachusetts, US, commuter rail station collapsed in 2015, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) closed its North and South mini-high handicap accessible platforms at its West Natick Station. The structures, built with ramps and elevated loading sections, make boarding easy for individuals with disabilities. MBTA needed a high-performance, corrosion-resistant replacement for the structures and selected Composite Advantage’s fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) deck panels.
Chomarat will present two new applications using its C-PLY carbon multiaxial fabric – a drone wing and a kayak – at the CAMX 2017 exhibition in Orlando, Florida, USA, on 12-14 December.
Mikrosam will introduce its new hybrid automated fibre placement (AFP) and filament winding solution for production of structural composite components at the CAMX 2017 exhibition in Orlando, Florida, US, on 12-14 December.