20 June 2017
20 June 2017
Hexcel congratulates VSSC on the successful first launch of India’s GSLV Mk III-D1 heavy lift launch vehicle on 5 June 2017.
Hexcel supports VSSC with the supply of carbon unidirectional and woven prepregs for the payload adapters, studs and heat shields.
GSLV-Mk III is capable of launching the 4-ton class of satellites to geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO). This three-stage vehicle has two solid motor strap-ons (S200), a liquid propellant core stage (L110) and a cryogenic stage (C25). On its first developmental flight the GSLV Mk III-D1 carried a 3136 kg GSAT-19 satellite to a GTO, following the launch from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.
The Metyx Hungary factory, located in Kaposvár, has recently expanded its warehousing facilities, adding an additional 3,024 m2 of enclosed storage space for composite technical fabrics, packaging and FRP tooling.
A skateboard, architectural panels and a rigid roof for boats, all built using Chomarat composite reinforcements, will be on display at CAMX 2018.
Innovators and industry pioneers will gather to discuss the latest applications of graphene nanotubes at the Nanoaugmented Materials Industry Summit (NAUM) 2018 in Shanghai, China, on 31 October. Visitors will also be able to see an on-site demonstration of the production of nanoaugmented products with real industrial equipment.