• Stève Mérillat

    Director

    Carbon Composites Schweiz

    Stève Mérillat

    Technoparkstrasse 2
    8406 Winterthur/Switzerland

    Tel.: +41 – 52 520 74 00
    steve.merillat
    @carbon-composites.eu

  • Theo Sandu

    Business and Market Development

    Carbon Composites Schweiz

    Theo Sandu

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    8406 Winterthur/Switzerland

    Tel.: +41 – 52 520 74 00
    theo.sandu
    @carbon-composites.eu

  • Rita Fritsch

    Communikation & Marketing

    MAI Carbon Geschäftsstelle c/o Carbon Composites e.V.

    Rita Fritsch

    Am Technologiezentrum 5
    86159 Augsburg/Germany

    Tel.: +49 (0) 821-26 84 11-14
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    rita.fritsch@mai-carbon.de

CC SCHWEIZ

05. February 2019

Lightweight construction in aeroplane interiors

Bucher Leichtbau AG and Ensinger Composites Schweiz GmbH develop composite-based series-produced components

Lightweight and high-strength materials have become indispensable for high-end applications in the aviation industry. In passenger aircraft every kilogram counts, which is why metals are increasingly being replaced with plastics-based solutions, also in interior design. Thermoplastic composites, in particular, offer companies kitting out aeroplanes significant weight reduction without requiring them to make compromises in terms of mechanical properties. A project by companies Bucher Leichtbau and Ensinger shows that making the switch to fibre-reinforced composites can provide additional technical advantages.

 

Picture: Bucherer Leichtbau AG

The connector mounting (centre of image) is the first joint project between Bucher Leichtbau and Ensinger.

 

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