Heatcon® Composite Systems has announced an expanded relationship with Hexcel Corporation, granting HEATCON the ability to sell Hexcel carbon fiber prepreg fabrics and tapes to support the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and advanced air mobility vehicles (AAM) industry.
Heatcon, a specialist in the composites repair industry and an official Hexcel distributor, supplies materials such as fiberglass, carbon, peel ply and bagging film to aerospace companies and military providers. Composites are used heavily in the manufacturing and repair of newer commercial aircrafts, helicopter rotor blades, and wind turbine blades.
The Hexcel partnership focuses on a variety of carbon fiber prepreg products used during the manufacturing and repair process of UAVs and AAMs. Such a strategic alliance with HEATCON will allow Hexcel to increase its overall presence in the commercial aerospace and space and defense markets.