Hexcel to display 3D printed parts at Space Tech Expo, Bremen, Germany

Hexcel is exhibiting for the first time at the Space Tech Expo Europe show in Bremen, Germany on November 19-21, 2019 to promote its latest technologies and innovations for space applications. More than 3000 visitors are expected at this major international forum that is dedicated to new and innovative solutions for space business and technology.

Hexcel is improving the way the world’s spacecraft components are manufactured and will feature a number of 3D-printed flight-ready carbon fibre parts manufactured from HexAM® additive manufacturing technology, combining Hexcel’s proprietary high performance PEKK thermoplastics with aerospace grade carbon fibre. HexPEKK® structures offer significant weight, cost and time-to-market reductions, replacing traditional cast or machined metallic parts in highly demanding aerospace, satellite and defence applications.