Porcher Industries

The Composites Business Unit develops and manufactures reinforcements in carbon, glass and aramid, as well as advanced thermoplastic composites registered under the trademark Pi Preg.

75 D 1085
Eclose-Badinières, 38300 FR

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Stelia Aerospace

Plant Tour: STELIA Aerospace, Méaulte, France
Supplier of Airbus fuselage sections pushes boundaries of hybrid aerostructures production, assembly and thermoplastic composites.

Porcher/Meggitt 5G radome

JEC World 2019: Porcher Industries
Porcher Industries, a supplier of fabrics, preforms and intermediates, featured on its stand a thermoplastic 5G SATCOM radome structure developed with Meggitt.

JEC World 2019 preview: Porcher Industries
Porcher Industries (Badinières, France), a specialist in technical textiles and thermoplastic composite solutions is emphasizing work it recently completed with Meggitt, a fabricator of high-performance components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defense and energy markets, to develop a new SATCOM radome.

composite materials

People in Composites – February 2019
CW’s monthly roundup of people news in the composites industry.

prepreg

VELOX named distributor for Porcher Industries
The distribution agreement includes the complete product range of Porcher Industries, such as glass yarn fabrics, woven carbon fabrics and thermoplastics prepregs.

Porcher Industries opens manufacturing site in Zhejiang, China
Long term plans for the site include a broader range of innovative technical textiles and thermoplastic solutions for the aerospace and industrial sectors.

advanced composite materials

BGF Industries to relocate to Virginia
The Porcher Industries subsidiary plans to relocate its headquarters and R&D activities from Greensboro, NC, US to Danville, VA, US.

CAMX 2018 preview: Porcher Industries
Porcher Industries and BGF Industries, specialists in high-performance technical textiles and composites, are presenting dry fibers for aerospace and automotive and the STELIA thermoplastic fuselage demonstrator. 

Vitralit UV 4802

New Products: April 2018
CW’s monthly roundup of new products for the composites industry.

para-aramid fabric

New blast resistant fabric from Porcher Industries
New para-aramid based fabric has been developed to provide soldiers with an extra level of protection against improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in garments worn next to the skin.

composite rebar

Five highlights from JEC World 2018
It’s not Spring without a trip to Paris, France for the JEC World 2018 composites conference. It’s become a very big show, and thus, offers some big announcements and some developing trends.

Porcher Industries' Greenlite fabrics are used in sporting goods.

JEC World 2018 preview: Porcher
Porcher Industries (Eclose-Badinières, France) will have a talented team of textile, composite and chemical engineering experts in Paris to present their latest innovations at JEC World 2018.

thermoplastic tape

I want to say two words to you: “Thermoplastic tapes”
Thermoplastic tapes are not new to composites, but they soon will join the primary aerostructures material palette and could be their future.

Thermoplastic composite demonstrators — EU roadmap for future airframes
There is a TPC development roadmap in Europe, supported by Airbus and a variety of aerospace consortia, and involving almost every major aerostructures supplier in Europe.

BGF – US link to global composites high-tech
With >50 years in composites, this well-known US supplier is widening its portfolio of composites technologies into opportunities for integrated products and advanced manufacturing.

Another opportunity to meet, and learn, in Paris
At the JEC World 2017, improvements in materials and processes were present at nearly every stand, with the emphasis on automotive-capable production speeds.

Carrier-capable, all-composite external fuel tank
Legacy product positions builder for a shot at an F-35 contract.

Thermoformable thermoplastic composites
Thermoplastic composites that can be shaped into finished parts via thermoforming are proliferating as the thermoforming process gains traction, particularly in aerospace manufacturing. The following short article and chart provide some guidance in terms of sourcing.

RTC Brackets

Thermoplastic composites: Inside story
Reinforced thermoplastics buy their way into structural aircraft interior components.

Product Categories of Porcher Industries

Materials
  • Reinforcements, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Chopped strand
      • Aramid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Aramid, Mat, chopped strand
      • Aramid, Mat, continuous strand
      • Aramid, Milled fibers
      • Aramid, Roving, gun
      • Aramid, Roving, multi-end
      • Aramid, Roving, panel
      • Aramid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Aramid, Surfacing veil
      • Aramid, Yarns
      • Aramid, Other
    • C-glass
      • C-glass, Chopped strand
      • C-glass, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • C-glass, Mat, chopped strand
      • C-glass, Mat, continuous strand
      • C-glass, Milled fibers
      • C-glass, Roving, gun
      • C-glass, Roving, multi-end
      • C-glass, Roving, panel
      • C-glass, Roving, single-end direct
      • C-glass, Surfacing veil
      • C-glass, Yarns
      • C-glass, Other
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Chopped strand
      • Carbon, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Carbon, Mat, chopped strand
      • Carbon, Mat, continuous strand
      • Carbon, Milled fibers
      • Carbon, Roving, gun
      • Carbon, Roving, multi-end
      • Carbon, Roving, panel
      • Carbon, Roving, single-end direct
      • Carbon, Surfacing veil
      • Carbon, Yarns
      • Carbon, Other
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Chopped strand
      • E-Glass, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • E-Glass, Mat, chopped strand
      • E-Glass, Mat, continuous strand
      • E-Glass, Milled fibers
      • E-Glass, Roving, gun
      • E-Glass, Roving, multi-end
      • E-Glass, Roving, panel
      • E-Glass, Roving, single-end direct
      • E-Glass, Surfacing veil
      • E-Glass, Yarns
      • E-Glass, Other
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Chopped strand
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Mat, chopped strand
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Mat, continuous strand
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Milled fibers
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, gun
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, multi-end
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, panel
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, single-end direct
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Surfacing veil
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Yarns
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
  • Prepregs, thermoplastic
    • Fabric
    • Tape
    • Other thermoplastic prepregs