As a worldwide leader of high performance materials, Mersen has built over the years an extended expertise in the aircraft industry, representing millions of hours of operation.
Together with industry leaders, Mersen engineers work to unlock significant improvements in terms of aircraft weight, fuel consumption, total life cycle costs and aircraft reliability.
Optimal utilization of aircraft
Mersen develops a range of carbon/carbon composite discs dedicated to aeronautics.
Mersen improves onboard conditions with key components for auxiliary motors and air-conditioning and for electrical power generation and distribution systems.
Mersen provides key components to ensure the proper technical performance of fluid controls, starters and generators, engines and actuation mechanisms.
Improved flight conditions
Mersen develops carbon brushes dedicated to aeronautics applications that are self-lubricated.
Mersen provides brush-holders that are adapted to aircraft pressure systems.
Mersen develops wear-resistant composite materials.
Mersen develops components that are able to withstand very high temperatures and specific graphite grades for aeronautics.
Fewer cost constraints
Reduced energy consumption
Mersen contributes to reducing aircraft energy consumption with:
- Improved electronics cooling
- Turbine blade positioning devices
- Components with lower friction rates
Extended maintenance cycle
Mersen allows aircraft manufacturers to extend maintenance cycle thanks to:
- Dedicated graphite grades
- Innovation to limit wear