HexPly® Prepregs for Aerospace
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