Distribution Services


AIM Composites offers a range of materials for distribution, supporting both aerospace and industrial requirements. Further information of our distribution services, can be found below

HEXCEL MATERIALS


Hexcel is the world leader in the manufacture of advanced composite material, and the preferred supplier of composite material to the civil and defence aerospace, renewables, automotive, rail and marine industries.

AIM Composites is a UK Hexcel approved distributor, with the capability to supply an array of Hexply® Pre-Pregs and Redux Adhesives and primers to the global aerospace or industrial markets.

AIM Composites is the sole European distributor of HexPly® M20 pre-preg kits, M20 being an approved alternative material for composite repair programs, as defined by the Commercial Aircraft Composite Repair Committee (CACRC) and the preferred alternative material specified in Airbus and Boeing and many additional OEM structural repair manuals.

Benefits

  • Small quantity orders, with a minimum order quantity of 5 sqm as approved kits
  • Competitive lead times
  • AOG service

A comprehensive list of materials available for purchase is listed below:

Pre-Pregs

Hexply® M20/40%/G904 Hexply® 913C-833-40%
Hexply® M20/39%/120 Hexply® 913G-7781-37%
Hexply® 916G-1581-53.5% Hexply® 913K-285-52%
Hexply® 916G-7781-43.5% Hexply® 914G-7781-37%
Hexply® 916G-120-53.5% Hexply® 914C-713-40%
Hexply® 924G-7781-37% Hexply® HT93-45%-7781
Hexply® 924G-120-37%

Redux® Adhesives

Redux® Primers

Redux® 319, 319L, 319A Redux® 112, 119, 122
Redux® 312, 312L, 312UL, 312/5
Redux® 322, 322U

Redux® Paste Adhesive

Redux® 609
Redux® 870 A/B 200ml Cartridges

Redux® Foaming Adhesives

Redux® 208/5NA, 212NA, 219/2NA

A comprehensive list of materials available for purchase is listed below:

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Specifications And Certifications

AIM Composites is a Hexcel approved distributor for the storage, handling and control of aerospace products being EN9120 certified. Materials are supplied with full certification and traceability back to the manufacturer’s specifications, including Airbus, Augusta Westland Sukhoi and Rolls Royce. Full specifications are available upon request.

Technical Data Sheets

Redux® Product Group – Available Here

Hexply® Product Group – Available Here

Storage, Delivery and Shipping

AIM Composites has dedicated freezer facilities on-site for the correct and monitored storage of Hexcel product. We endeavour to hold a minimum stock level, to provide efficient lead times for delivery of all Hexcel materials, which we supply.

Shipping can be arranged using AIM Composites’ dedicated courier, or delivery can be arranged using customers’ preferred freight account.

International shipping is available with Dry Ice, used to maintain the ambient life of the material during travel, and can include a temperature recorder to record and track maintained temperature.

Hexcel materials are all shipped with a Certificate of Conformity, Product Datasheet and Safety Datasheet. Safety Datasheets are also available upon request.

NOMEX CORE


Nomex® honeycomb core is the approved and standard material extensively used within industries such as Aerospace, Marine, Automotive, Rail and Military, in the production and manufacture of composite sandwich flat panels and contoured complex composite mouldings, where there is a requirement to save weight on a project.

Its lightweight and flame-resistant properties are ideal for applications in the manufacture of aircraft interiors and exteriors. Its attributes include a high strength-to-weight ratio and its durability in service.

AIM Composites offers the capability to supply Nomex® Honeycomb core.

Our portfolio includes:

  • Aerospace and commercial grade honeycomb core
  • Multiple thickness from 3mm to whole block thickness (880mm)
  • Diverse range of cell sizes and densities available

Benefits

  • Competitive lead time of 4 to 5 weeks delivery from receipt of order
  • Next day delivery for Nomex® held in stock
  • Competitive industry pricing, with a single sheet minimum order

Specifications

Many OEM specifications are available for release; please contact Mark Mueller for a comprehensive list.

COMPOSITE FLAT PANELS


AIM Composites offers a full sandwich panel and laminate production facility at our site in Cambridge. We are the manufacturer of the high quality, high performance range of Flitelam sandwich panels, mechanically equivalent to Hexcel Fibrelam®, comprising of phenolic or epoxy glass pre-preg skins with a Nomex® Core.

AIM Composites can manufacture and supply a varied range of both sandwich flat panels and laminates, in size, thickness and core density, to meet individual customer requirements. We also manufacture the innovative Microtex Aestetica® range of decorative finished pre-pregs.

We maintain stock of a standard range of flat panels, providing customers with competitive lead times for their manufacturing purposes.

BENEFITS

  • Single panel order quantity up to a quantity of 8, in stock
  • CNC machining and fabrication service available

Please contact us for our current stock levels and availability, or to discuss your specific panel requirements, our Microtex Aestetica® range or for larger quantities of our standard 8’ x 4’ panel range

Prices are provided per panel, and exclusive of VAT and associated delivery costs.

FLITELAM GN2

FLITELAM GN2

FIBRELAM® EQUIVALENT

G7

Description:
•         Semi-structural flat panels comprising of woven glass skins on Nomex® honeycomb core
Applications:
•         Aircraft Galleys, Toilets, Bulkheads, Marine interiors, Architectural furnishings, Tooling Backing Covers
Imperial Dimensions L x W X D Metric Dimensions L x W x D 1 – 4 Panels 5 – 8 Panels
GN 2 – 8’ x 4’ x ¼” 2.44m x 1.22m x 6.35mm £456.00 £415.00
GN 2 – 8’ x 4’ x ½” 2.44m x 1.22m x 12.70mm £556.00 £506.00
GN 2 – 8’ x 4’ x ¾” 2.44m x 1.22m x 19.05mm £654.00 £596.00
GN 2 – 8’ x 4’ x 1” 2.44m x 1.22m x 25.40mm £756.00 £688.00

FLITELAM GN7

FLITELAM GN7

Description:
•         Semi-structural flat panels comprising of woven glass skins on Nomex® honeycomb core
Applications:
•         Aircraft Galleys, Toilets, Bulkheads, Marine interiors, Architectural furnishings, Tooling Backing Covers
Imperial Dimensions L x W X D Metric Dimensions L x W x D 1 – 4 Panels 5 – 8 Panels
GN 7 – 8’ x 4’ x ¼” 2.44m x 1.22m x 6.35mm £454.00 £413.00
GN 7 – 8’ x 4’ x ½” 2.44m x 1.22m x 12.70mm £554.00 £503.00
GN 7 – 8’ x 4’ x ¾” 2.44m x 1.22m x 19.05mm £652.00 £594.00
GN 7 – 8’ x 4’ x 1” 2.44m x 1.22m x 25.40mm £754.00 £686.00

FLITELAM UNS 2

FLITELAM UNS 2

FIBRELAM® EQUIVALENT

G5

Description:
•         Structural flat panels comprising unidirectional skins on glass skins on Nomex®   honeycomb core
Applications:
•         Aircraft flooring, Cargo Bay Flooring, Structural Furnishings
Imperial Dimensions L x W X D Metric Dimensions L x W x D 1 – 4 Panels 5 – 8 Panels
UNS 2 – 8’ x 4’ x ¼” 2.44m x 1.22m x 6.35mm £560.00 £510.00
UNS 2 – 8’ x 4’ x ½” 2.44m x 1.22m x 12.70mm £688.00 £626.00
UNS 2 – 8’ x 4’ x ¾” 2.44m x 1.22m x 19.05mm £825.00 £751.00
UNS 2 – 8’ x 4’ x 1” 2.44m x 1.22m x 25.40mm £958.00 £872.00

FLITELAM UNS 4

FLITELAM UNS 4

FIBRELAM® EQUIVALENT

G1

Description:
•         Structural flat panels comprising unidirectional skins on glass skins on Nomex®   honeycomb core
Applications:
•         Aircraft flooring, Cargo Bay Flooring, Structural Furnishings
Imperial Dimensions L x W X D Metric Dimensions L x W x D 1 – 4 Panels 5 – 8 Panels
UNS 4 – 8’ x 4’ x ¼” 2.44m x 1.22m x 6.35mm £674.00 £614.00
UNS 4 – 8’ x 4’ x ½” 2.44m x 1.22m x 12.70mm £935.00 £851.00
UNS 4 – 8’ x 4’ x ¾” 2.44m x 1.22m x 19.05mm £1,162.00 £1.057.00
UNS 4 – 8’ x 4’ x 1” 2.44m x 1.22m x 25.40mm £1,296.00 £1,180.00