Solvay and RUAG join forces to supply next-generation space launcher programs

Solvay has signed a new agreement to supply RUAG with advanced structural composites for US and European space launcher programs.

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Solvay (Alpharetta, GA, US) announced May 31 it has signed a new agreement to supply RUAG (Bern, Switzerland) with advanced structural composites for US and European space launcher programs.

Solvay will supply MTM 46 composite products for RUAG to manufacture large integrated structural components including payload fairings, stage and payload adapters, dispensers and separation systems on next-generation launchers. MTM 46 is a high performance, out-of-autoclave toughened epoxy resin system that meets space agencies requirements and can be used in light and stiff sandwich structures. It was specifically developed for extreme demand applications such as space programs.