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November 2006 edition

International team designs lightweight composite fuel tank access cover

An international team of experts managed by U.K. design and manufacture specialist Brookhouse has developed a lightweight composite fuel tank access cover that will be used in the new Airbus A400M military aircraft.

Brookhouse’s director of business development Jim Nichols says: “Combined skills in composites components design, materials technology, process tooling and composites manufacture, ensured that the finished product totally complies with the Airbus specification, especially in terms of its light weight, its damage resistance and cost-effectiveness.”

The international team included experts from the aeronautical design composite expert Sener of Spain – aeronatical engineer and project manager Jaime Saenz and Jordi Brusau head of aeronautical design.

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Solvay Composite Materials Ablative Materials, Adhesives, Carbon-reinforced Composites, Silicone Sealants, Thermoplastics, Potting Compounds, Fibres, Resins, Self-Adhering Films, Prepreg, Epoxy Resins
Sener Ingenieria & Sistemas SA Design Services, Computer-aided Design, Research/Consulting Services, Engineering Design Services
Airbus Defence & Space HQ Airframer
Evonik Industries AG Coatings, Glass
Kaman Composites UK Ltd. Composite Manufacturing Services, Fabricating Services, Aircraft Structural Components

 

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Airbus A400M

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