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The Bloodhound Project Advanced Composites Group Ltd joins the BLOODHOUND SSC Land Speed Record Team

Advanced Composites Group Ltd joins the BLOODHOUND SSC Land Speed Record Team

Sponsor News
Friday, 7 October, 2011

We are proud to announce that Advanced Composites Group Ltd. (ACG), part of Umeco plc, has become one of Bloodhound’s Product Sponsors, providing composite materials, tooling, design and component manufacturing capability to the BLOODHOUND Project.

With a 30 years’ experience acquired in the demanding and fast moving markets of Formula One, racing yachts and aerospace, ACG is ideally positioned to deliver the performance materials and the design and manufacturing expertise required to help the BLOODHOUND team realise its dream of breaking the 1,000mph barrier, inspiring future generations of engineers and scientists.
 
Using ACG’s high performance prepreg materials, Advanced Composites Engineering (ACE), the Group’s engineering division, will manufacture the entire front section of the car, constructing the master models and tooling from which critical elements of the car’s bodywork and structural components, such as the monocoque and nose, will be produced. ACE will also manufacture the air intake and rear wheel fairings, areas which are vital to the aerodynamic performance and stability of the car.
 
ACG relishes the challenge of working with the BLOODHOUND team to reach 1000mph, creating an inspiring, enduring legacy.