Textechno announces partnership with AZL

Textechno to collaborate with the AZL and their partners to drive innovation in composite testing and to further advance excellence in lightweight production.

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Textechno (Mönchengladbach, Germany), designer and manufacturer of precision test equipment and systems for fibrts, yarns and rovings in textile and composite applications, has announced its partnership with the AZL, Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production. Textechno says it will be working in close cooperation with the AZL and their partners to drive innovation in composite testing and to further advance excellence in lightweight production. The company says it is looking forward to closer contact and networking activities with polymer producers and multinationals, such as carbon or glass fiber producers or resin manufacturers.

Textechno’s managing director Dr. Ulrich Mörschel says, “The precise knowledge of key material parameters is the fundamental basis of the production of high-quality composite products. With its innovative composite testing instruments, Textechno supports its customers to be more successful. Our partnership with the AZL will further help us to contribute to the advances of the composite industry.”

Dr. Stefan Fliescher, Textechno’s assistant managing director adds, “We are looking forward to a close collaboration with AZL to contribute to joint development and expert knowledge. Textechno’s strategic decision to apply our knowledge of textile testing technologies to the benefit of composite materials has by now led to the development of four dedicated testing instruments. These are applied by customers worldwide to strengthen their lightweight production and R&D in the field of single fiber testing, fiber-matrix adhesion, drapeability determination as well as characterization and quality assurance of rovings.”

AZL currently consists of 9 research institutes which are active in the field of lightweight production technology at the Campus of RWTH Aachen and 90 industrial companies worldwide.

 


This post is courtesy of the CompositesWorld and AZL Aachen GmbH media partnership.