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23rd May 2018, Alpharetta, GA

Solvay shares its vision of the future

Solvay’s new Global Business Unit Composite Materials is a leading provider of technologically advanced lightweighting material solutions for the aerospace, automotive and other demanding industries.Solvay is promoting its latest technologies at SAMPE Long Beach 2018 this week. Carmelo Lo Faro, President of Solvay’s Composite Materials Global Business Unit, gave SAMPE’s keynote lecture, sharing insights on how innovations in high rate manufacturing, modelling, multi-functionality and environmental sustainability will be key to enabling the large-scale adoption of composites.

Solvay is promoting market leading and new technologies developed to address the industry’s manufacturing challenges, with samples and components on display. These include technologies that enable the industrialisation of composite part manufacture, such as CYCOM 5320-1 for cost-effective OOA processing of aerospace structures; APC PEKK UD tape product for rapid consolidation of thermoplastic composite structures, which is said to enable affordable manufacturing processes with excellent toughness, damage tolerance, FST, and notched property performance; and PRISM technology for high rate manufacture of integrated composite structures.

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