Engineered Core

HexWeb® EC engineered core – processed honeycomb components

HexWeb® 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.

With over 60 years of honeycomb manufacturing experience, Hexcel is the leading supplier of Engineered Core used in commercials 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.

    Burlington, Washington USA Pottsville, Pennsylvania USA Welkenraedt, Belgium Engineered Core

    All facilities are ISO9001, AS/EN9100 Rev. B and NADCAP certified for composites processing.