The aerospace industry is the greatest consumer of Hexcel prepregs,
for civil aircraft, military jets, helicopters, aero-engines or
space satellite and launchers. Hexcel’s range of resin formulations
for aerospace prepregs includes a wide range of epoxies for highly
loaded parts and supreme toughness; BMI systems for high
temperature performance; phenolics for fire, smoke and toxicity
performance in aircraft interiors; and cyanate esters for space
structures and satellite applications. HexPly prepregs are
available with HexForce woven and multiaxial reinforcements, or as
unidirectional tapes in various forms.
Hexcel was awarded the contract to supply prepreg for all primary
structures on the Airbus A350 XWB, including the fuselage.
NEW HexPly M91
HexPly M91 is a NEW toughened epoxy prepreg offering superior
performance for primary aircraft structures and engines. This new
prepreg even outperforms Hexcel’s industry leading HexPly M21
prepreg, widely used to manufacture aerospace structures and with
which it is fully compatible. Read more . . .
To assist with product selection: Aerospace Selector Guide
For those new to Prepreg: Prepreg Technology Manual
- Cure Ply Thickness Calculator
- Composite Properties Calculator
- Bleeder Aid for Satellite Prepregs
- NCamp Database (for data on HexPly 8552)