Hexcel’s innovative additive manufacturing process will be featured on Worldwide Business with kathy ireland®, broadcast online on Sunday, June 7 and Wednesday, June 10 at 8 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT at https://worldwidebusinesswithkathyireland.com/live.
The feature focuses on the company’s operations in Hartford, Connecticut where 3D printed parts are made for aerospace and space and defense applications. HexAM® additive manufacturing is a sophisticated merging of PEKK high-performance thermoplastic and the world's most robust additive manufacturing technology, delivering a range of fully functional, end-use parts and components. Hexcel is fundamentally improving the way the world's aircraft components are manufactured, fulfilling critical development and production contracts for 3D printed parts in a range of aircraft applications, combining high performance with significant weight and cost savings to our customers.
This technology is ideally suited for end-market applications where functional complexity and weight reduction can have a substantial and positive impact on performance, while also yielding cost and energy savings. Hexcel products deliver sustained value for our customers.
Colleen Pritchett, President -- Americas & Fibers at Hexcel, is interviewed in the Worldwide Business segment. “What differentiates Hexcel from other companies using 3D printing technology is that Hexcel offers the highest performing thermoplastic additive material and parts qualified for the aerospace industry today,” she said. “The key benefits our customers experience with our 3D printed parts are high strength, significant weight and cost savings, and durability of our parts.”
The segment is expected to air on the Fox Business Network and Bloomberg International at a later date.