Revolution Fibres of Auckland, New Zealand, claims to be the world’s first nanofibre producer to meet aerospace industry standards.
Managing director Iain Hosie said the company’s recently awarded AS9100c certification, a quality assurance requirement for all aerospace manufacturers and suppliers, is a significant step in the transition of Revolution Fibres from a research and development company to a large-scale manufacturer.
The company’s Xantu.Layr, which is currently used in the production of high-performance fishing rods, is the world’s only commercially available nanofibre composite reinforcement veil, he said. The veil provides nanoscale reinforcement when placed between layers of carbon fibre in composite laminates.
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