During a customer event, Solvay unveiled the new demonstrator line.
During a customer event, Solvay unveiled the new demonstrator line.

Solvay has completed its double diaphragm forming (DDF) demonstrator line located at its site in Heanor, UK.

According to the company, the automated line uses Solvay’s fast curing technologies, going from raw material to cured parts within a three-minute takt time.

‘Solvay’s R&I team has achieved a key milestone in the industrialization of composites, developing and building a line that illustrates the vast possibilities and increased rate capabilities that automation brings to both the automotive and aerospace industries,’ said Carmelo Lo Faro, president of Solvay Composite Materials.

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