News - 1 Oct 2015
Airbus Helicopters is replacing aluminum in a fitting in the aircraft door of the Airbus A350-900 with a high-modulus, carbon fiber-reinforced high performance polymer. The brackets, now manufactured...
News - 11 Dec 2013
Building on wider work funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Airbus and GKN, Groh’s research is the first to identify the contribution of both thickness and...
News - 30 Jan 2013
Hexcel is exhibiting at the Aero India show in Bangalore, from 6th to 10th February 2013 (Hall B1, Stand B2-5) to promote the latest innovations in composites for the Indian aerospace...
News - 1 Oct 2008
Noise from commercial and military jet aircraft causes environmental problems for communities near airports, obliging airplanes to follow often complex noise-abatement procedures on takeoff and...
Article - 9 Jun 2015
A wide range of materials may be used in the design of the aircraft to make use of properties such as strength, elasticity, specific weight and corrosion resistance.
News - 5 Jun 2011
Advanced Composites Group Ltd. (ACG), a member of Umeco Composites Structural Materials (UCSM) - a Division of Umeco plc, will be exhibiting on Pod 18 on the Midlands Aerospace Alliance (MAA) stand...
Article - 30 Sep 2002
Rolled aluminium products such as sheet, plate and foil make up 50% of all aluminium used. The areas where these materials are used, the process by which it is produced and developments in aluminium...
Article - 25 Apr 2001
Aluminium and its alloys are truly versatile engineering materials. It is used in industries such as electrical, packaging, transport, building and architecture, gas cylinders, machined components,...
News - 3 Mar 2015
Hexcel is exhibiting at JEC Europe 2015 in Paris on March 10-13 (Stand F30, Pavilion 7.3) to promote the latest composite innovations for aerospace, automotive and wind energy...
News - 8 Aug 2007
Networks of small, permanently mounted sensors could soon check continuously for the formation of structural defects in I-beams and other critical structural supports of bridges and highway...