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Aerospace Selector Guide
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HexFlow® HiTape® HexMC® / HexTOOL® HexForce® HexWeb® HexMC® / HexTOOL® Selector Guide Aerospace

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About HEXCEL Hexcel is the largest US producer of carbon fibre; the world’s largest weaver of structural fabrics; the number one producer of composite materials such as prepregs, film adhesives and honeycomb; and a leading manufacturer of composite parts and structures. As the most vertically integrated supplier in the industry Hexcel manufactures the full spectrum of advanced material solutions. This means that we can offer enhanced design flexibility and support to our customers worldwide.   Hexcel’s research and technology function supports our businesses worldwide with a highly...

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Civil Aircraft Hexcel is the preferred supplier of composite materials to the civil aerospace industry, with materials present in virtually every commercial aircraft currently built in the western world. PRIMARY STRUCTURES SECONDARY STRUCTURES The drawings are generic, to allow the maximum number of potential applications to be identified. The drawings are not intended to represent a specific aircraft. These generic drawings illustrate typical applications for HexForce® fabrics, HexPly® prepregs and HexFlow® Liquid Resins. For information on the full range of Hexcel products for aerospace...

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Aero-engines By the 1970’s designers had turned to composites for the weight-savings necessary for the large nacelles required by the new generation of large high power turbofans. Today, engine nacelles and thrust reversers include so many major composite components that carbon fibre epoxy prepregs account for typically half the volume of the entire nacelle structure. The next step for aero-engine designers has been to apply composites technology to more complex structures within the engine itself. Defence Aircraft In their quest for superior performance, defence aircraft designers were the...

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E and S-2 Glass Fabrics Finish For E and S-2 Glass Fabrics

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HEXPLY® RESIN SYSTEM Prepreg Resins DRY TG ONSET (DMA) °C (°F) TYPICAL CURE CYCLE Temp °C (°F) Time (mins) CURE PROCESS AUTOCLAVE/ PRESS VACUUM ONLY FLOW CONTROLLED OUTLIFE AT ROOM TEMPERATURE days STANDARD PREPREG FORMS Liquid Resins HEXPLY® RESIN SYSTEM TYPICAL CURE CYCLE Temp °C (°F) Time (mins) rAvailable in US only. (1) + post-cure

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HexFIow® product data HEXPLY® RESIN SYSTEM

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HS Carbon Fabrics WEIGHT gsm oz/yd2 “PrimeTeX® is a range of carbon fabrics that have been processed for a smooth, closed weave and enhanced uniform appearance: fibre tows are flatly woven and spread in both warp and weft directions. Hexcel supplies PrimeTeX® fabrics with the physical properties mentioned in the technical datasheet. Should you wish to achieve specific cosmetic effects with PrimeTeX®, please contact Hexcel ” TH FIBRE UD PLAIN UD PLAIN UD PLAIN IM-HM-UHM Carbon Fabrics INTERMEDIATE MODULUS FIBRES HIGH MODULUS FIBRES CARBON FABRICS Injectex® Fabrics for infusion or...

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Carbon - Glass Hybrid Fabrics WEIGHT gsm oz/yd2 STYLE WEAVE WEIGHT RATE warp % weft BALANCED FABRICS - HIGH STRENGTH FIBRES 135 Carbon - Aramid Hybrid Fabrics WEIGHT gsm oz/yd2 STYLE WEAVE BALANCED FABRICS - HIGH STRENGTH FIBRES WEIGHT RATE warp % weft Aramid Fabrics WEIGHT gsm oz/yd2 WEAVE WEIGHT RATE warp % weft ARAMID BALANCED FABRICS 60 1.77 Quartz Fabrics WEIGHT gsm oz/yd2 STYLE WEAVE WEIGHT RATE warp % weft FIBRE COUNT warp weft yarns/cm picks/cm

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FIBRE COUNT warp weft

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STYLE FINISH DP WEAVE WEIGHT RATE warp % weft E and S-2 Glass Fabrics WEAVE FIBRE COUNT warp weft yarns/cm picks/cm STYLE EU US WEIGHT RATE warp % weft UNIDIRECTIONAL FABRICS Other styles available on demand Thickness: theorical thickness of a cured ply with 50% fiber volume content Finish For E And S-2 Glass Fabrics POLYESTER FABRICS DP : Heat treated-Preformed (On Request)

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FIBRE COUNT warp weft REINFORCEMENT YARN warp weft REINFORCEMENT YARN warp weft

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For further information, please contact your nearest sales office, or visit our website at www.hexcel.com

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