OOA Composite Technology on Show at Paris Air Show

Advanced Composites Group Ltd. (ACG), part of the Composites Division of Umeco plc, will be exhibiting on Pattonair's Stand E36 in Hall 5 at the Paris Air Show - Le Bourget, Paris, France, between the15th and 21st June 2009. Pattonair is Umeco plc's global distribution and supply chain management business.

Visitors are encouraged to review ACG's aerospace pedigree by visiting the Group's web site.

ACG will feature its industry-leading Out-of-Autoclave (OOA) technology for aerospace structures at the Show. The Group will display an integrally stiffened panel and a one-shot honeycomb panel, both manufactured using its Airbus qualified MTM44-1 OOA material.

ACG will also be promoting two other OOA aerospace structural materials, namely MTM45-1 and MTM46, both of which have the largest available Public 'B' and 'A' basis databases generated via FAA accepted methodology at both lamina and laminate level.

ACG also manufactures a wide range of aircraft interior prepreg materials qualified to Airbus specifications. The Group's prepreg range includes epoxy, phenolic, and bismaleimide (BMI) resin systems supplied in a number of different formats and fibre reinforcements, such as carbon, E, R and S glass.

For aircraft interior applications, the Group's materials exhibit excellent fire performance characteristics that enable components meet mandatory regulations such as the Federal Aviation Authority's FAR25.853 and Airbus ABD0031 directives.

From its prepreg manufacturing facilities in the UK and the USA, the Group services all markets by delivering bespoke products to short lead times, a service which is supported by a global network of dedicated sales and support agencies.

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