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Solvay and Fokker join forces to develop aircraft composites
http://www.materialstoday.com/composite-industry/news/solvay-and-fokker-join-forces/

Solvay and GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business have formed a partnership to promote the use of thermoplastic composite materials on aircraft.

Solvay will become a preferred supplier of lightweight composite materials to Fokker.

Thermoplastic composites can reduce the weight of aircraft components by up to 25%, when compared to traditional metallic solutions, the companies say.

‘Solvay’s partnership with GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business is an important step in our goal to become the leading supplier of thermoplastic composite materials to the aerospace, oil & gas and automotive industries,’ said Carmelo Lo Faro, president of Solvay’s composite materials global business unit. ‘A deeper understanding of the market’s needs and challenges in adopting these new materials together with Fokker’s expertise in design and manufacturing will enable us to develop technologies to industrialize the manufacturing of thermoplastic composites and parts.’

This story is reprinted from material from Solvay, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.

 


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Energy Storage Materials Lecture Award – Energy Storage Materials
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John H. Dillon Medal – Polymer
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