Scientists and students at the École de technologie supérieure in Montreal have been working on the research and development of solar vehicles. To date, this has resulted in nine vehicle prototypes powered exclusively by solar energy and named “Eclipse”.
Once every year, international teams of students compete to become world champion in the development and realization of so-called “headwind vehicles”. At the 2016 Aeolus Race, held in the coastal Dutch town of Den Helder, the Canadian “Chinook ETS” team from the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS) (Montreal University of Technology), supported by SAERTEX USA, was one of the participants.
For 25 years BARAT has been a world-known supplier for the railway industry (rolling stock). The project intended to realize a cabin access door via RTM process for STADLER’s new high speed train SMILE whilst complying the fire protection standard EN 45545-2 requirement R1 with painting.
Canal de Isabel II istdas Unternehmen, das fürdie Trinkwasserversorgungin Madrid zuständigistund versorgt9,73 Mio Einwohner. LetztenSommerplatztein der Näheder spanischenHauptstadtMadrid eineWasserleitung, wodurcheinriesigerKraterentstand. Canalde Isabel IIstand stark unter Druck. Mehr als 800.000 Menschen waren von Unterbrechungen in der Wasserversorgung betroffen.
The Italian company NOLANGROUP is the largest manufacturer of helmets in Europe. NOLANGROUP produces helmets in polycarbonate, under the brand names Nolan and Grex, as well as helmets in composite fibers, under the X-lite brand. X-lite motorcycle helmets fulfil highest demands for safety and quality. The production of the outer shell for X-lite helmets is based on the use of multiaxial hybrid fabrics (carbon-glass and aramid-glass from SAERTEX).
HACO Shipyard is located in El Haouaria, Tunisia, and produces BALI Catamarans. The Tunisian shipyard is part of the French company CATANA Group, the world’s third-largest manufacturer of catamarans and well known for its luxury yachts. In less than a year, SAERTEX® partnered with HACO to develop a new catamaran with an entire deck processed with the RTM method.
With “Vision of the Fjords,” the first sightseeing ship of the Seasight design series, SAERTEX customer Brødrene Aa set the bar for environmentally friendly design in the marine industry. Now the success story continues.
One of the key success factors in sustainable engineering is achieving minimum weight while simultaneously maximising component quality.more
A QUALITY APPROACH FROM THE AVIATION SECTOR
Companies – like SAERTEX – that have made it their philosophy to overcome existing production and development limitations, must be prepared to be judged to the highest standards.more
Despite its healthy growth, SAERTEX still maintains the charm of a family owned and managed medium-sized company.more