BBG supplies line for series production of CFRP window frames for the Airbus A350


BBG, the Germany-based developer and producer of molds, machines and end-to-end manufacturing systems for the plastics-processing industry, announced that it has successfully shipped an end-to-end production line for the series production of carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) window frames for the Airbus A350.

The new line is headed for the town of Immenstaad on Lake Constance, the home of ACE Advanced Composite Engineering GmbH, a company that produces carbon fiber-reinforced plastics components for Airbus in Hagnau (Germany). As often is the case in metal-to-plastic conversions, the new CFRP frames are replacing the aluminum that used to be used for this application, for weight-saving purposes.

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