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CYCOM®

A range of composite offering lightweight gains over metallic structures and/or interior solutions

December 2022
Gallery CYCOM® 1
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01.

Identification

CYCOM is Solvays product branding for its aerospace composite materials. By achieving a balance of performance, cost and lightweighting these products offer advantages over metallic solutions and non-CYCOM composite products. In turn, this balance facilitates greater use of composite materials across the aerospace sector, and consequently a lower fuel burn per aircraft and the reaping of environmental benefits as a result.

Label Date December 2022
By Solvay
From Belgium
Maturity stage Medium and large scale commercialization
Looking For Network, New clients, Visibility, Partners, Credibility

Sectors - Value chain - Application

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The environmental benefits

  • CYCOM materials enable annual savings of up to 4kT of kerosene per aircraft - potentially 600kT savings per year for a typical widebody aircraft
  • CYCOM materials enable annual potential savings of 12.6 kT CO2eq/yr of emissions per typical widebody aircraft - which totals 60 MT CO2eq/yr for the global widebody fleet in 2022
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The Financial benefits

  • CYCOM materials can lead to direct savings in fuel consumption as well as enabling aircraft operators to carry increased payloads driving higher and cargo flexibility
  • Composite materials, such as our CYCOM portfolio can offer longer lifespans than components made from metals, reducing the need for maintenance and replacement (e.g., 30% lower airframe maintenance)
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Company Profile

Solvay

Solvay is a global company driven by proud and committed chemists. Asking more from chemistry.

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Headquarters 1000 Brussels, Belgium
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