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New Quickstep Composite Manufacturing Plant

The University of Manchester has taken delivery of a new Quickstep composite manufacturing plant, which is a low
cost route to manufacturing carbon fibre composites and avoids the need to use an autoclave. A programme is underway to evaluate the new process and obtain approval for use on commercial aeroplanes. The project is a joint venture with a major aerospace prime, NATEC, Quickstep and The University of Manchester.









Plant is delivered to the University of Manchester    The Quickstep Plant.  The three tanks contain
                                                                                   heat transfer fluid that is pumped around the 
                                                                                   mould chamber to rapidly cure composite


   Quickstep mould chamber                                   Car bonnets manufactured using the Quickstep