PRODUCTS & S ER V ICES
Stimulite honeycomb cushions from Supracor yield benefits for passenger
comfort, airline operations and the environment
With climate change a major concern, the
aviation industry is under pressure to
reduce its carbon footprint and bring
more sustainable products into the cabin.
Foam seat cushions are not always fully
recyclable and are often treated like
disposable items and relegated to landfill.
However, unlike foam cushions which
are thermosets, Supracor’s Stimulite
honeycomb cushions are made from
thermoplastics which are fully recyclable.
The cushions are also washable, so if a
passenger spills their coffee on the seat,
the cushion can be washed and returned
These sustainability benefits are
achieved without sacrificing comfort.
oxygen and promotes
relaxation – important
wellness benefits not
offered by conventional
seat cushioning materials.
Passengers flying on Swiss
International Airlines’ B777s and newly
retrofitted A340s are enjoying the
wellness benefits of Stimulite cushions,
and Supracor is working with other
airlines to bring more sustainable
comfort to the cabin.
The Boom Headrest from ABC International offers almost unlimited
adjustment to improve comfort for every passenger
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minimise noise during adjustment.
The use of these materials, combined
with the simple design, ensures longterm
durability – essential given the
countless adjustments that will be made
to the headrest during its service life.
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The Boom Headrest is a revolutionary
headrest, designed by ABC to provide
incomparable comfort to passengers,
for a fantastic flight experience in every
seating position. The angle of the
headrest can be easily adjusted by the
passenger using the gooseneck arms,
to create a position that totally supports
the head and the neck, removing the
need for orthopaedic pillows.
The headrest can be easily restored
in the initial configuration to ease
inspection during take-off and landing
operations. It can be supplied in any
colour to match an airline’s cabin scheme
and is padded with premium quality foam
for maximum comfort.
The Boom Headrest can be installed
on any seat, whether retrofit or line-fit,
and represents a low-cost solution for
both airline companies and seat OEMs
Relying on the anisotropic characteristic
of its cellular matrix, Stimulite contours
to the body for exceptional comfort. A
unique ventilation system of perforated
cells allows air to circulate and moisture
to evaporate. And as the honeycomb
cells flex, they help to stimulate the
passenger’s blood flow, which boosts
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to improve the cabin experience and
enhance passenger satisfaction.
A fully customised version of the
headrest can also be designed in order
to allow full integration with seats.
Exact headrest dimensions and
shape may be specified on the basis
of customer needs and choice,
including the dimensions of the
gooseneck, and modifications for
integration with the seat.
The Boom headrest is simple to install
and may be carried out by means of a
dedicated Service Bulletin released under
EASA Part 21J by ABC International
The headrest is manufactured using
aerospace materials and processes. Its
main structure is manufactured from
aluminium alloy, with steel inserts for
strength, and polyamide inserts to
and combine DOA
and POA cabin