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LEAP engine: how are made composites fan blades? | Safran

Get an inside view of the innovative processes designed to create composites fan blades and cases for our newest LEAP engines. Our design and production managers are sharing with you first-hand information on how Safran is able to leverage new composite technologies such as 3D woven carbon fiber to manufacture lightweight and more robust fan blades or engine casing 30% lighter than their predecessors.

The new LEAP engine incorporates breakthrough technologies to make it more fuel-efficient, cost-efficient and innovative. LEAP is designed and manufactured by CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between Safran Aircraft Engines and GE.

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