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High-Performance Polymers are increasingly being used in the Aerospace industry due to strength and durability. Weighing less, they are cost effective both in production and the savings made on fuel. This also contributes to a reduction in emissions.

Fluorocarbon have more than 50 years of experience providing materials for the Aerospace industry, our products are deployed in many applications in major commercial and military aircraft programmes worldwide. 

With customer approvals from OEM's including Airbus UK, Rolls Royce and BAE Systems Military and AS9100 certification we offer:

Aerospace Approvals

  • Over 500 high-performance fluoropolymer materials
  • Collaboration on material development
  • Technical support for material selection
  • Prototypes to high volume
  • CNC Turning & Milling up to 1500mm
  • 3.1 Certification with full traceability available

Product examples

  • High-performance hoses
  • Cryogenic seals
  • Landing gear components
  • Spring Energised seals
  • Spring energised polymer seals
  • Back up rings
  • Propeller balance tubes
  • Guide bushes
  • Trunnion bearings
  • Internal panels and equipment
  • Rubbing strips

Material Examples

Material and Description FL Number Material and Description FL Number
PTFE - Virgin FL100 PTFE - Blue Glass fibre filled FL160
PTFE - Glass fibre filled FL103 PTFE - Polyester filled FL464
PTFE - Carbon and Graphite filled FL107 PTFE - Polymeric filled FL546
PTFE - Glass fibre filled FL109 PEEK - Virgin FL350
PTFE - Bronze filled  FL110 PEEK - Carbon fiber filled FL354
PTFE - Graphite filled FL123 PFA FL305
PTFE - Glass and Moly filled FL158 PCTFE - Virgin FL325

 

Advantages may include

  • Lightweight
  • Corrosion resistant
  • Easily fabricated
  • Reduced maintenance
  • Chemical and impact resistant

Take a look at our case studies

Aerospace