Lighten the load for air freight. How our lightweight materials are helping the airfreight industry to minimize fuel consumption and emissions.
With growing pressure on the aviation sector to reduce emissions, the materials used in air freight containers can help carriers to fly lighter, saving energy and reducing emissions. With their excellent strength-to-weight ratio, aramids and our high-performance UHMWPE material Endumax® offer a sustainable alternative to traditional container materials such as steel and aluminum.
The best airfreight containers are made with materials that are light, strong, and impact-resistant, helping carriers to protect their cargo, save fuel, and limit maintenance costs. Endumax® delivers the same performance as traditional containers, with roughly 20% less weight. Using any other product would require more material and involve extra weight. Teijin Aramid’s doesn’t just provide films for these applications – we take it a step further by supplying complete panels.
Used by companies such as Safran, a leading aerospace technology group, our materials help air freight carriers lighten their loads and use their containers for longer. As such, our products play an important role in reducing the energy, cost, and emissions impact of transporting crucial cargos by air. This is an important step toward a sustainable, low-carbon aviation sector.
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