Aerospace sector's commitment to decarbonization highlighted at JEC World

JEC World, the leading global tradeshow for the composites industry, is gearing up for its 2024 edition with a strong focus on the aerospace sector. From cutting-edge technologies showcased on the Innovation Planets to insightful industry discussions, JEC World 2024 will offer a unique platform for aerospace professionals to explore the transformative power of composites.

Airbus Leads the Change on Decarbonization

On March 6th, Aeronautics Industry Leaders will unveil the industry’s roadmap for Decarbonization to the JEC World community. A major focus of the aeronautics sustainability strategy is reducing the CO2 emissions of the aircrafts, as well as the industrial environmental footprint at sites worldwide and throughout the supply chain.

Leading industry figures, including Damien Proust (Airbus), Fabienne Lacorre (Safran), Alexandre Hamlyn (CORIOLIS), Thierry Merlot (Hexcel), and Gilles Lunet (Airbus Atlantic), will discuss how composite materials are THE key enabler to tackle the decarbonization challenges.

March 6th
10:00 – 11:00
Jean Theves Auditorium 401

Expert Insights on the Future of Composites in Aerospace

The dedicated JEC conference, “Beyond Boundaries: Composite Materials Shaping the Aerospace Industry” will delve deeper into the extensive applications, advancements, and future prospects of composites in this demanding field. Leading experts from Daher, Lilium, and Rolls-Royce will share their insights on:

  • Balancing speed and eco-responsibility with thermoplastic projects.
  • Turning eVTOL concepts into reality through the power of composites.
  • Unveiling the role of composites in the innovative Rolls-Royce UltraFan® engine.

March 6th
14:00 – 14:55
Agora 6 – Hall 6

Innovation Takes Center Stage

The Innovation Planets will showcase a selection of groundbreaking aerospace parts, including the award-winning CFRP Latice Satellite Central Tube by ATG Europe. These innovations represent the cutting edge of composite development and their potential to propel the aerospace industry forward.

Other parts will be showcased:

  • Massivit - Drone mold
  • Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. - ”CFRTP” Monocoque Structure for Drone frame by using TAFNEX™
  • Carbon ThreeSixty Ltd - Carbon Fibre Helicopter / eVtol / Aircraft Wheel
  • CETIM - Technical access hatch under aircraft’s wings, made from 100% recycled composite (Thermosaïc®)
  • Fuko Srl - BioGear
  • Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. - ASPERA Welded Thermoplastic Composite Demonstrator
  • Veso Concept Air - Inlet Outer Surface (AIOS) part in recycled carbon fibres
  • Airbus Atlantic - Airbus Radome Concept
  • Pronat Aerospace Innovative - use of Rohacell® foam for space vehicle
  • Space Team Aachen e.V. - STAHR Rocket
  • Albany Engineered Composites - 3D Woven WoT Rib (Airbus Wing of Tomorrow)
  • Composite Technology Center / CTC GmbH (An AIRBUS Company) - TP-Composite Panel by Hydrostatic Membrane Press Technology
  • HEXCEL - HAICoPAS Aerospace Demonstrator
  • Aircraft fairing - vacuum trimming fixture Aircraft Fairing Vacuum Trimming Fixture

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