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Hexcel targets aerospace applications at JEC World

Airbus has loaned Hexcel an H160 Blue Edge blade to display on the booth.

26th February 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Stamford, CT

Transport/​Aerospace, Civil Engineering

Third H160 prototype with carbon livery unveiled. © Hexcel Corporation Hexcel will display an array of product innovations for customer applications in aerospace, automotive, wind energy and marine markets at next week’s JEC World 2018, taking place in Paris. Hexcel’s banner at the exhibit hall entrance features the Airbus H160 helicopter and A350 XWB aircraft, both with carbon fibre livery to acknowledge the high Hexcel composites content in both programmes.

Hexcel’s reinforcements, prepregs, adhesives and honeycomb materials were selected for the H160’s composite fuselage structures and main rotor blades, contributing to the lightweight fuel-saving design and performance optimisation. Airbus has loaned Hexcel an H160 Blue Edge blade to display on the booth.

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