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TeXtreme used in commercial aircraft to achieve weight savings

HAECO turned to TeXtreme to help optimise its current seat design for weight, while still maintaining mechanical properties.

7th March 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Boras

Transport/​Aerospace

HAECO searched for a material that would reduce weight and thereby enable significant savings in fuel costs for the airlines, when it turned to TeXtreme to help optimise its current seat design for weight, while still maintaining mechanical properties.

TeXtreme used calculation, simulation and manufacturing support to help HAECO reduce the weight of the aircraft seat by almost 20%, the company reports. The part made of TeXtreme is now in production and is scheduled to be delivered in 2017.

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