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TFP develops lightweight composite pipe for aircraft fuel systems

The objective was to develop lightweight and damage resistant composite fuel pipe assemblies that can be used safely in composite aircraft fuel tanks.

1st June 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Burneside

Transport/​Aerospace

The innovation is the output from an 18-month project on Composite Electrostatic Transport Elements CompETE, which has been partly funded by the UK National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP) and supported by Airbus UK.

The main objective of the project was to develop lightweight and damage resistant composite fuel pipe assemblies that can be used safely in composite aircraft fuel tanks.

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