Aerospace Features for September 2014

This section contains our latest feature articles. A selection of these articles is also published in Reinforced Plastics magazine and in the Reinforced Plastics weekly newsletter.

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Aerospace Features Archive

Patching up aircraft, the composites way (Part 2) Patching up aircraft, the composites way (Part 2)

Composite patches are becoming an increasingly attractive option to repair aircraft structures, but the process needs to be speeded up. George Marsh reports on the various techniques being investigated.

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Patching up aircraft, the composites way (Part 1) Patching up aircraft, the composites way (Part 1)

Composite patches are becoming an increasingly attractive option to repair aircraft structures, but the process needs to be speeded up. George Marsh reports on the various techniques being investigated.

Members' Content

ROHACELL HERO foam core impresses in aircraft study ROHACELL HERO foam core impresses in aircraft study

In a comparative trial on an aircraft component, a composite sandwich design based on Evonik’s ROHACELL® HERO polymethacrylimide (PMI) foam core material was found to result in reduced manufacturing costs, and lower part weight, over a typical honeycomb cored design.