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Once upon a time… 3D-woven composite materials lived happily ever after!

October 09, 2023 Innovation

Have you come across 3D-woven composite materials? If you are familiar with the world of aircraft engines, you'll know that it is a vital component in Safran's flagship engine, LEAP. 3D-woven composite materials have completely revolutionized engine design by offering a strong and lightweight alternative that also reduces fuel consumption. This month, Radar goes right to the heart of their success story with Bruno Dambrine, none other than one of the founding fathers of this major innovation!