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    Read more about NCC develop prototype for Scottish SME

    NCC develop prototype for Scottish SME

    12 Oct 2020
    A project completed as part of the NCC's SME Boost programme, Robop approached the NCC to investigate a repeatable and cost-effective method of manufacturing the wings for its bird control systems, including multiple fibre options, to ensure they were both lighter and stronger than previously.
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    Read more about Project Century - Investigating weight reduction and high production rates for the automotive sector

    Project Century - Investigating weight reduction and high production rates for the automotive sector

    04 May 2020
    Project Century was a £4.9m initiative investigating whether a manufacturing process for a composite component could meet automotive industry targets of a 60 second production cycle time, equating to a vehicle production rate of 50,000 a year. Allied to this was the goal of delivering a comparative component weight reduction in the region of 30% compared to metallic counterparts.

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