Teijin to supply carbon fiber to Bombardier through 2025
Teijin says it is working further strengthen its carbon fiber business to provide solutions for aircraft applications.
Teijin Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) announced Jan. 28 that it has been awarded a contract to supply its TENAX carbon fiber material to Bombardier Aerostructures and Engineering Services (Montreal, Canada) for another seven years until 2025.
With a focus on the aircraft business, Teijin says it is accelerating its development of mid- to downstream applications, such as cost-effective carbon fibers with higher-tenacity and higher-tensile modulus, intermediate materials including TENAX TPUD, carbon fiber thermoplastic consolidated laminate (TENAX TPCL), thermoset prepreg and non-crimp fabric. The company says it intends to further strengthen its carbon fiber and its intermediate material business to provide solutions for aircraft applications.
Teijin was awarded a contract by Bombardier to supply TENAX for major primary and secondary composite structures in 2010 and TENAX Carbon Fiber has been used for primary structure applications including wing, center wing box structures and empennage applications.
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