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15th February 2017, Brussels

Solvay to showcase lightweighting composite solutions at JEC World 2017

Solvay will showcase lightweighting composite solutions and additive manufacturing technology for challenging aerospace and automotive applications. © Solvay Solvay will present its technologically advanced lightweighting material solutions for the manufacture of cost-efficient and high-performance structures for aerospace, automotive, mass transportation, oil and gas, and other industrial end-use applications at the JEC World, which will be held in Paris, from 14-16 May.

The company will exhibit an integrated offering including thermoset and thermoplastic composites, structural foams, adhesives and surfacing, composite matrix films, impact modifiers, tooling, and vacuum bagging consumables. 

New advances in Solvay’s polymer and composites chemistry aim to provide opportunities to accelerate the development of cost-effective lightweight solutions, especially in aerospace and automotive industries. The aim of these materials, designed to replace metal and solid plastic structures, is to increase manufacturing efficiencies and reduce fuel consumption, thereby CO2 emissions, the company reports.

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