Category — Fiberglass



Customer Spotlight: Matt Glagola and His SSM 2008 Lotus Elise

Altlanta’s Matt Glagola is a long time car enthusiast and active SCCA Solo/Autocross competitor, racing at various levels since 2002. He’s got two Solo national championships to his name, and trophied countless times. A few years ago, he moved to a new car; a 2008 Lotus Elise, which competes in the uber-competitive Super Street Modified […]

January 5, 2017   3 Comments

Know Your Product: Shrink Tape for Composites

ShrinkTape

20% Shrink Tape provides an alternative to vacuum bagging for compression molding. Wrap it up, we’ll take it!

March 28, 2016   4 Comments

Simple Female Mold Construction: A Diagram

For creating stable, dependable parts, nothing quite beats a solid, composite made mold. So, where do we begin?

March 24, 2016   3 Comments

Beginners Guide: Fabric Weaves for Composites

WovenFabric

It’s not just about cosmetics. The weave of fabric reinforcement impacts fabrication from lay-up to the performance of your finished part. Find out how.

February 12, 2016   3 Comments

Carbon Fiber vs Fiberglass

Which reinforcement should you be using? Your guide to comparing fiberglass and Carbon Fiber. What you need to know in order to pick the best fabric for your next project.

October 30, 2015   5 Comments

A First Look at Composites in 2015

DPSskisThe first quarter of 2015 is virtually complete, so we thought we’d follow up on some of our predictions for the year in composites

March 26, 2015   3 Comments

Is Carbon Prepreg the Future of Snow Skis?

DPSskisCarbon composite skis have become a lightweight champion of the slopes in recent years. Will carbon prepregs rule the future?

January 28, 2015   No Comments

Customer Spotlight: Munssey Speed & Design

FalconApronDifferent. On purpose. This custom fabricator is delivering carbon fiber body work for some of the hottest rides in L.A., from off-roads to vintage Fords.

January 14, 2015   1 Comment

Will the next New Year’s Eve Ball be made with carbon fiber?

The New Year’s Eve Ball in Times Square just keeps getting bigger and brighter. Composites could take this tradition into the next decade.

December 31, 2014   No Comments

Composites: What to look for in 2015

Formula HybridThe global composites market is anticipated to witness good growth and reach over $35 billion by 2019. What can we expect for the coming year?

December 17, 2014   No Comments