Composite Leap

Using a manufacturing technique more akin to fabric weaving than traditional composite layup, Snecma has led development of a lightweight engine fan case using the same three-dimensional, woven, resin transfer molded (RTM) fabrication process developed for fan blades. Both the RTM fan and case will...

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