Process: Manufacture of nominal-shape composite stiffeners using autoclave injection

JEC composites magazine / July 2016 / No. 106 / p. 37-39

Composites are the material of choice for today’s aircraft structures due to their excellent weight-specific performance. Recent dry-fibre technology developments open the door for infusion-based composites to become a serious competitor for the widely adopted prepreg-based structures, which currently dominate aerospace structural applications.

E. Kappel, PhD (DLR), M. Buggisch (DLR), R. Wockatz (Teijin Carbon Europe GmbH), V.J.S. Prado (Embraer S.A)