GE Aviation and Turbocoating form JV for silicon carbide composites

By Antonio Torrisi
Published: Thursday, 11 December 2014

The formation of a JV between the Italian surface treatment engineering company and the US aviation firm is a strategic alliance to develop silicon carbide (SiC) ceramic matrix composites, which are key components of the next generation jet engines.

US-based aviation company General Electric (GE) Aviationhas  formed a joint venture (JV) with Italian surface treatment firm Turbocoatings SpA, to develop new ceramic matrix composites for next generation jet engines.

SiC-based ceramic matrix composites will be critical components of the next generation jet engines, improving aircraft durability and fuel...

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