Ahlstrom (Helsinki, Finland), a global high-performance fiber-based materials company, has announced the launch of its Ahlstrom AceBlade Carbon, a patent-pending, unidirectional reinforcement with reportedly superior fatigue resistance and enhanced mechanical properties. Ahlstrom syas the product addresses the market need for longer and lighter blades manufactured more quickly and efficiently. AceBlade Carbon is said to be a cost-effective solution for vacuum infusion processes. Through delivery of higher strength and stiffness as well as improved fatigue properties, longer and lighter blades can be manufactured with AceBlade Carbon.
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