Hexcel manufactures and markets lightweight, high-strength composite structures and assemblies for commercial and military aircraft, helicopter and business jets. We have a history of documented performance for aerospace and defense contracts, working for Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Sikorsky, Kawasaki Heavy Industries and Lockheed Martin.
Finished composite parts are lighter than metal, resist rust and corrosion, are able to be made into complex shapes. They also have the ability to have tailor ply shapes and material types to increase toughness and strength to support a longer lifespan.
Innovative blade production concepts from Hexcel’s Engineered Products group have resulted in contract wins to produce sub-assemblies and even a complete main rotor blade for the Sikorsky S-76D™.
Hexcel’s Engineered Products for rotorcraft include:
With 382,000 sq. ft of manufacturing space and a 33,000 sq. ft clean room, Hexcel is well equipped to manage your program. We have 7 autoclaves up to 50” in Iength; a range of ovens, water-jet cutters, CNC routers and spray booths. Also a wide range of testing equipment, state of the art NDT capability and extensive engineering and tooling programs.
Hexcel’s joint venture in Malaysia, Asian Composites Manufacturing Sdn Bhd, produces low cost high performance composite parts primarily for Boeing programs, using the latest manufacturing technologies and efficiency principles. Hexcel can also coordinate and manage your international sourcing needs through our Asian joint venture.