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20th July 2018, Brussels

Solvay to supply composites for LEAP aircraft engine

Solvay has signed an agreement with Safran to supply advanced structural composites for the LEAP engine. © Solvay Solvay has signed an agreement with Safran to supply advanced structural composites for the LEAP engine, which is manufactured by CFM International and used on Airbus, Boeing and Comac single-aisle programmes.

“Solvay's composite material technology, expertise and secure supply chain will continue to support Safran in the production of this highly innovative engine in the years to come. The LEAP engine's design fully leverages the benefits of composite materials to reduce fuel consumption, CO₂ emissions, noise levels and maintenance costs,” said Carmelo Lo Faro, President of Solvay’s Composite Materials Global Business Unit.

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