Bombardier Belfast and Saertex have extended their contract to make parts for the Airbus A220 aircraft.
Bombardier Belfast and Saertex have extended their contract to make parts for the Airbus A220 aircraft.

Bombardier Belfast and Saertex have extended their contract to make lightweight components made of carbon fiber non-crimp fabrics for the Airbus A220 aircraft.

Saertex supplies the textile reinforcement materials and carbon fiber non-crimp fabrics with which Bombardier produces wing skins for the A220 aircraft using its resin transfer infusion (RTI).

manufacturing process. According to the company, Bombardier’s carbon fiber wings are the largest and most complex composite structures designed, manufactured and assembled using RTI technology.

This story uses material from Saertex, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.