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11th September 2018, Alpharetta, GA

Solvay and Bell sign agreement for rotorcraft programmes

Solvay signs 10-year supply agreement with Bell for the supply of composites and adhesives to be used across military and commercial rotorcraft programmes including the Bell 429, 407, 505, 525, V-22, and UH-1.

Solvay will supply Bell with a portfolio of structural composites and adhesives including CYCOM 5320-1, CYCOM 5250-4, CYCOM 5276-1, and FM 300. “We are proud of our long-standing relationship with Bell and this new supply agreement further strengthens this relationship. We look forward to supporting Bell through the supply of advanced composites and adhesive technologies,” said Carmelo Lo Faro, President of Solvay’s Composite Materials Global Business Unit.

Bell 525 helicopter. © Bell

Solvay’s Global Business Unit Composite Materials is a provider of technologically advanced lightweighting material solutions that enable its customers in the aerospace, automotive and other demanding industries to design, develop and efficiently manufacture high-quality, high-performance and complex composite structures.

Composite Materials has an extensive product portfolio, including prepregs, resin systems, adhesives and surfacing films, carbon fibre, textiles, tooling and vacuum bagging consumables, thanks to its leadership in advanced materials science, chemistry and application engineering. Solvay Composite Materials combines the former Cytec Aerospace Materials and Industrial Materials businesses.

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