Zodiac & Hexcel Teamup to Introduce all Composite Airline Seat

Zodiac Aerospace have teamed up with Hexcel to develop a new introduce the L3, a lightweight composite aircraft seat.

The L3 is a revolutionary passenger seat dedicated for medium/short-haul flights, offering good space to passengers and to airlines a higher density and a lighter weight, below 4 kg per passenger. The manufacturing process of the seat, resulting from cooperation between Zodiac Seats and Hexcel will ensure a quick manufacturing and delivery time compared to current seats.

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The all-composite seat has been manufactured using Hexcel’s carbon fibre prepreg product which provided light weight, mechanical resistance and an aesthetic appearance. The armrests and tray tables are manufactured from Hexcel’s HexMC compression moulding process, providing a unique look and strong resistance.