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1. (WO2018007815) A STRUCTURAL MEMBER

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/007815    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2017/051986
Publication Date: Fri Jan 12 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Jul 06 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B60G 7/00
B32B 5/02
Applicants: WILLIAMS ADVANCED ENGINEERING LIMITED
Inventors: BOMPHRAY, Iain
Title: A STRUCTURAL MEMBER
Abstract:
The invention relates to a structural member comprising: a core portion that defines at least one anchor point, the core having at least one surface, a fibre tow arranged in a closed loop on the surface of the core portion, the loop defining a boundary of a space which contains the at least one anchor point, and a protective shell formed from a woven fibre sheet material which covers the fibre tow, and in which the core, fibre tow and the protective shell are impregnated and bound together by a cured resin. The invention also relates to a method of constructing a structural member.