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Solvay & Boeing Sign Structural Adhesives Supply Agreement for 777X Program

Published on 2018-01-09. Author : SpecialChem

Solvay and Boeing sign materials supply agreement
Solvay and Boeing Sign Materials Supply Agreement

Solvay has signed an agreement with Boeing for the supply of advanced adhesives and composites in support of the 777X airplane production.

Materials to be Supplied

Solvay will be supplying a range of material technologies including:

  • Out-of-autoclave structural carbon fiber epoxy prepreg
  • Flame resistant interior phenolic prepreg
  • Lightning strike protection surfacing film
  • structural bonding adhesive.

These materials will support applications across the entire 777X including the vertical and horizontal stabilizers, the nacelle, landing gear doors, wings and interior structures.

“Boeing is one of Solvay’s key strategic partners and the signature of this agreement demonstrates our ability to develop material solutions that meet Boeing’s technical, supply and cost challenges. Our teams look forward to continuing their collaboration with Boeing and to supporting the production of the 777X,” said Carmelo Lo Faro, President of Solvay’s Composite Materials Global Business Unit.

Source: Solvay
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