HexForce® Bias Weave Reinforcements
Patented solution to optimize material usage
Hexcel has developed a patented process to manufacture continuous rolls of carbon fiber fabric in which the warp and weft yarns are oriented on the bias at +/- 45°.
Reduced prepreg waste (up to 60% saving)
Increased design allowables
Elimination of splices
Ideal for high aspect ratio parts that need bias reinforcement:
Produced with High Strength (HexTow® AS4) and Intermediate Modulus (HexTow® IM7) fibers. Minimum master width available: 50” and 60”. Ideal for prepreg and RTM processing