HexWeb® engineered core (EC) encompasses a wide range of unique processing technologies used to add value to blocks or slices of HexWeb® honeycomb, also known as flat core. With advanced computer-aided design and manufacturing techniques, flat core is formed, shaped, machined and/or bonded to create high quality core details and assemblies to precise customer specifications.
Hexcel is the leading supplier of Engineered Core used in commercial and military aircraft including engine and nacelle applications. The expertise of our manufacturing and engineering staff, combined with extensive research and unique core processing technologies, results in precise complex shapes and core assemblies that allow our customers to streamline their production process and eliminate capital investment through the purchase of drop in point-of-use components.
HexWeb® EC provides the following advantages for your volume production program:
High quality components
Precise dimensional tolerances
Fewer manufacturing stages and processes
Dedicated technical support from HexWeb® EC experts
For more information, view our HexWeb® EC Engineered Core Brochure
Hexcel has three facilities dedicated to the manufacture and supply of Engineered Core products, Pottsville, PA, Burlington, WA, Welkenraedt, Belgium and a new facility in Casablanca, Morocco. All facilities are ISO9001, AS/EN9100 Rev. B and NADCAP certified for composites processing.