Aerospace & Defense​

The Aircraft & Space industry is always striving to optimize performance while achieving weight savings to reduce fuel requirements and increase efficiency.  Whether its interior applications where smoke, toxicity and flame retardancy are critical or it’s a structural component in a landing gear, propulsion or nacelle where extreme strength and vibration resistance is required in order to replace a metal Port Plastics has a solution for you.  Our global supplier base insures that you have the most up to date and compliant products to meet your needs for Aircraft, Aerospace or Defense applications.

Factors in Material Selection for On Interior Aircraft Applications

  • Flame, Smoke, Toxicity
  • Low smoke density OSU 65/65
  • Chemical resistance
  • Mechanical strength

Factors in Material Selection for Structural and Propulsion Application

  • Resistance to Fuel & Hydraulic Fuel
  • High strength
  • Vibration resistance
  • High shock load

Common Material Families in Aerospace

  • PA
  • PAI
  • Modified PPS
  • PEEK
  • PI
  • Acrylic / PVC alloy
  • ABS
  • Polycarbonate
  • POM
  • PEI
  • Phenolic

Typical Applications

  • Interior walls and seat components
  • Nacelle wear pads
  • Landing gear components
  • Interior brackets, slide rails
  • Seals, gaskets, valve seats, bushings