Sabic's carbon fiber food tray arms further eat away at aluminum's piece of the aircraft pie

Sabic Innovative Plastics has recently completed a proof-of-concept study for the use of carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) in food tray arms for passenger aircraft seat backs. The specific composite Sabic is employing to replace conventional aluminum arms is a thermoplastic polyetherimide (PEI)...

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