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.
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
Hexcel provides a range of prepregs under the HexPly® trademark for industrial applications, using specially formulated epoxy resin matrix systems. HexPly® prepregs are reinforced with woven, multiaxial and unidirectional (UD) carbon and glass fibers.
HexPly® prepregs are used in a wide range of industrial markets and tailored to meet the specific performance requirements – whether they are low temperature cure and low exotherm (HexPly® M79) and industry standards for Marine and Wind applications; Very fast cure and excellent adhesion (HexPly® M78); flexible cure,