APC (PEKK-FC) Solvay’s APC (PEKK-FC) composites consist of a thermoplastic matrix of poly (ether-ketone-ketone) commonly referred to as PEKK-FC polymer with aligned, continuous unidirectional fiber reinforcement. The tapes are fully impregnated with a tailored fiber-matrix interface for optimal performance. Solvay also supplies custom laminates made from the tapes. The polymer is semi-crystalline with a glass transition temperature of 318°F (159°C). APC (PEKK-FC) composites possess outstanding flame, smoke, and toxicity performance. They also have high toughness and damage tolerance. Laminates and parts can be fabricated from APC (PEKK-FC) using a wide range of techniques including autoclave and press molding. Typical applications for Solvay’s APC (PEKK-FC) include aircraft structure, space components, and other transportation & structural engineering components. Features and Benefits Semi-crystalline, thermoplastic matrix Fully impregnated, unidirectional tape High toughness and damage tolerance Structural properties Tg of 318°F (159°C) Low moisture uptake ( <0.3 % by wt.1) Manufacture parts using affordable non-autoclave processes Outstanding FST2 and OSU3 heat release properties Good resistance to a wide range of fluid environments Indefinite shelf life at room temperature Recyclable


Segments Applications End uses
Fixed Wing Aircraft Structures Fuselages
Fixed Wing Aircraft Structures Wings and Empennages
Advanced Air Mobility Air Taxis / Heavy Goods Cargos Structures

Processing Method

  • Autoclave
  • Vacuum Bag Only
  • Compression Molding

Chemical categories

Chemical category Chemical family Chemical product
Composite materials Thermoplastic composite Polyetherketoneketone (PEKK)

Product Functions

  • Medium Service Temperature (70°C to 150°C)


Physical form
Structural Prepregs

Region of availability

  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America

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