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Collaboration brings ATL prepregs to boatbuilding

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT), headquartered in Renens, Switzerland, is teaming up with FIBRE Mechanics, of Lymington, UK.

13th July 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Renens

Transport/​Aerospace, Construction, Civil Engineering

The two companies are developing prepreg composite panels made to the exact specification, shape and size required by the design of structures such as bulkheads, girders and interior joinery panels, with the emphasis on reducing labour time and cost, optimising the performance and achieving a high quality.

“We have built thousands of carbon and glass structures over the years, with ever increasing engineering sophistication and build quality,” says Geoff Stock, managing director or FIBRE Mechanics. “The NTPT automated tape laying process takes quality and precision to the next level while at the same time reducing labour hours and shortening supply chains.”

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