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Thermoplastic composite aircraft sidewall panels using recycled carbon fibre

The company of the Cannon Group, Cannon Ergos, is working with Boeing on moulding trials for the feasibility of using recycled carbon fibre (rCF) for the fabrication of aircraft cabin interior sidewall panels. The recovery and reuse of carbon fibre waste during production processes and end-of-life applications, such as...

Xecarb SL: a new family of super-light structural composites

Xecarb SL composites are the newest Xenia Materials family of carbon filled, super light structural compounds developed in partnership with Arkema. With a flexural modulus reaching 11000 MPa and a density equal to 1,00 g/cm3, the pioneer grade of this family was designed using Rilsan PA 11. This polymer is obtained from...