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Composites One Provides Complete Product Portfolios and Technical Support for Prepreg Processing and Prepreg Tooling

Prepregs are reinforcement materials such as fiberglass or carbon fiber that have been pre-impregnated with a thermoplastic or thermoset resin. Prepreg composites are the most common materials used in advanced composite manufacturing, for applications that demand high performance, such as in the Aerospace industry. In composites manufacturing, prepreg processing is used to consolidate the laminate Read More…

Global Composites Innovation Fuels Marine Manufacturing and Buying Season

The history of and growing use of composites in the marine industry is impressive and sets standards for innovation. In the first quarter of 2023, Marine Manufacturers will launch their latest products for buyers as the marine market buying season commences, and composites will take center console. Composite products like carbon fiber, glass fiber reinforced Read More…

ACMA North American Pultrusion Conference to Focus on Advancing Structural Design Using Pultrusion Technology

Composites One is a Premier Level Sponsor at the upcoming American Composites Manufacturers Association’s (ACMA) North American Pultrusion Conference, happening May 16-18, 2023, in Downtown Chicago. The conference is a collaboration between ACMA, the European Pultrusion Technology Association (EPTA), and World Pultrusion Conference (WPC) for the conference. The ACMA North American Pultrusion Conference will bring Read More…

CW Tech Days: Emerging Materials and Technologies for Infrastructure and Construction

During a recent Composites World webinar sponsored by Composites One, experts discussed the composite materials, processes, and applications that are ripe for use in the infrastructure and construction markets. The webinar highlighted emerging opportunities for composites to advance the infrastructure and construction markets, including in the areas of FRP rebar, bridge building, bridge repair, rail Read More…

Fiberglass Reinforces the Benefits of Composites in Major Industries

Fiberglass is the founding fiber reinforcement of modern composites, with E-glass and S-glass being the primary glass reinforcements originally used. Glass fibers have continued to evolve into stronger versions of the original, to meet more demanding application requirements like higher temperatures, enhanced tensile and modulus properties, and reduced energy usage and weight. According to Composites Read More…

Solvay Partnership Gives Composites One Customers the Best Quality in Aerospace Tooling

Composite parts are formed in molds known as tools. In the aerospace segment, tools must be strong enough to withstand countless production cycles to meet the high-volume demand for aircraft production, especially in the commercial sector. Our Aerospace customers demand high-rate production tools that can stand up to repeated cycles—often up to thousands—while maintaining quality Read More…

Composites One Delivers Partnerships for Aerospace Excellence

The Aerospace industry demands the latest advancements in innovative composites manufacturing. With Composites One’s complete line of composite materials and products and a dedicated Aerospace team, customers trust in the value of our industry-leading partnerships. Light weight and high strength are non-negotiable when it comes to aircraft and their parts. Composites One offers the specified Read More…

Composites Expand the Possibilities for Marine Performance with Thermoplastic and Epoxy Solutions

The marine composites market continues to gain momentum, expected to experience market growth at a rate of 7.40% in the forecast period of 2022 to 2029. Composites One supplies all the commonly used composites products that are supporting this growth, including fiberglass, carbon fiber, and aramid fiber, as well as epoxy resin, thermoplastic resin, polyester Read More…

Composites One Highlights the Benefits of Vacuum Infusion Process (VIP) at CAMX 2022

  At this year’s CAMX show in Anaheim, California – North America’s leading technical boat-building showcase – vacuum infusion process (VIP) will be high on the docket. The Composites One Technical Team and the Closed Mold Alliance will demonstrate Vacuum Infusion for Marine in the Knowledge is Power Demo Zone. The demo will feature a Read More…

Why Prepreg Tooling is a Reliable Choice for Composites Processing

In composites manufacturing, a prepreg can be any combination of fabric or fiber reinforcement that is impregnated with a type of resin. At CAMX 2021, technical experts from Composites One demonstrated prepreg processing using an epoxy prepreg with a carbon fiber woven product. The Technical Team discussed how prepreg is manufactured and demonstrated the use Read More…

Solvay Structural Materials Give Aerospace Customers a Leading Edge

Composites One serves as a valuable partner to aerospace manufacturers as an authorized North American distributor of Solvay structural and process materials used in composites aerospace production. Solvay provides the aerospace industry with a broad portfolio of composites, specialty polymers, structural adhesives, and surfacing products for a wide range of applications for manufacturing aircraft parts. Read More…

CAMX Demonstration: Vacuum Infusion Process (VIP) for Wind Turbine Blades

At CAMX 2022, North America’s largest composites conference, technical support experts from Composites One showcased how composites manufacturing is used to create wind turbines by demonstrating the layup of a blade section. The Team used all glass structural flow media with an open weave pattern that resembled a window screen, noting that all the zero Read More…

Composites Power Decades-Long Performance in Wind Energy Segment

The growth of composites use in the wind energy segment is fueled by the demand for renewable energy and fossil fuel independency globally. Both off-shore and on-shore wind parks are answering the call for wind energy generation, equipped with wind turbines that are growing in quantity and size to perform with longevity, durability, and efficiency. Read More…