The increase in weight through required engine efficiency measures as well as electrification in the automotive industry triggers an additional need for cost-efficient lightweight solutions. New process and material developments enable a wide range of high-volume applications for fiber composite materials
The use of lightweight materials in aerospace applications has two main drivers: reduction of fuel consumption & related costs and increase of passenger/cargo load per flight. New material and process developments enable cost-efficient lightweight solutions by using highly automated and robust production technologies
Sector specific development of composite lightweight solutions for the growing transportation market like train, truck, bus or marine application to enable a sustainable transport of goods and passengers
The consistent use of lightweight materials enables sustainable and energy-efficient in industrial application & construction, adapted to the respective requirements of the entire system.
Innovative production technologies for high volume applications
Sustainable materials solutions based on Thermoplastic & Thermoset composites
Engineering & part design for composite lightweight solutions
Other services related to composite solutions like consulting, training, IP and benchmarking analysis
From April 22 to 23, the 8th China Automotive Lightweight International Summit 2021 was held in Shanghai.
Recently, Fraunhofer ICT and HRC jointly initiated the advanced research project of carbon fiber aircraft door edge member...
High material costs, difficult to control manufacturing processes, and the challenging …
ACTC, the first R&D center in China for applied research dedicated to thermoset and thermoplastic composite technologies in future lightweight applications, is an open platform for high-performance composites with focus on mass production technologies
20 Million Euro