Multifunctional PAEK nanocomposites for Additive Manufacturing (F4 PAEK)

Lead Participant: Qioptiq Limited

Abstract

The aim of F4 PAEK is to produce novel nano-composite materials for additive manufacturing. These new materials will offer multifunctional capabilities including lightweighting, thermal and electro-magnetic properties. The initial target applications are focussed on the defence and aerospace industry but the developments have potential implications and benefits that are far reaching, bringing together the advantages of improved material properties with the design freedom and lightweighting potential of additive manufacturing.

Lead Participant

Project Cost

Grant Offer

Qioptiq Limited, DENBIGHSHIRE £26,287 £ 13,142
 

Participant

Airbus Operations Limited, BRISTOL £4,248
Hosokawa Micron Limited, Runcorn £48,039 £ 24,020
Thales UK Limited £51,923 £ 25,962
Haydale Limited, Ammanford, United Kingdom £219,968 £ 131,981
2-Dtech Limited, Mitcheldean £163,190 £ 97,915
Victrex Manufacturing Limited, Thornton Cleveleys £151,073 £ 75,536
University of Exeter, United Kingdom £242,247 £ 242,247

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