Beginners Guide: Choosing your Fabric

When it comes to composites, Fiber is king. How can you tell which is right for your project? What are the differences between fiberglass, carbon fiber, and kevlar?

January 14, 2016   3 Comments

KEVLAR®: Composites Grade vs. Ballistics Grade

Not all Kevlar is created equal. What would be great for building a kayak might not be the best for protective vests. So what type should you use?

October 26, 2015   14 Comments

Summer Kicks Off with Composites

Quickboat Pre-AssemblyComposites are designed to stand up to heat, saltwater, pool chemicals, and more—they’re perfect for summer use! See where you’ll find them this season…

June 11, 2015   No Comments

Fibre Glast is Accepting Your Composite Project Pictures.

Fibre Glast - Send Us Your PicturesHave you used carbon fiber, fiberglass, KEVLAR®, resins, gel coat or other composite materials in a project that you are proud of? Now is your chance to share it with thousands of people.

By uploading you project pictures, Fibre Glast will consider them for inclusion in www.fibreglast.com, product catalogs, graphics, and more. Your Name, Company Name, City and State will be included with the picture when it is used. It’s like free advertising.

February 27, 2012   1 Comment

Customer Spotlight – Composite-Art

Composite-ArtFibre Glast customer Composite-Art, based in Apopka, FL, is a fabrication company that specializes in high quality, American hand made composite components. Founded by Shawn Bassett four years ago, this company has roots in the race/performance parts industry. Shawn’s original interest in working on his own Supermoto race bike turned into a passion for making the highest quality composites. Today, Composite-Art employs 5 skilled composite artisans that are capable of making almost any part or prototype out of composite materials.

October 20, 2011   1 Comment

The Race to the Clouds: 928 Motorsports

Fibre Glast customer Carl Fausett and his team at 928 Motorsports engineered a 1978 Porsche 928 racer to reach the summit of Pikes Peak.

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is an annual automobile hillclimb to the summit of Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Each participant has a timed run up the winding mountain road, speeding through 12.42 miles of both gravel and paved sections. Racers climb 4,721 ft from the base at 9,390 ft above sea level to the summit at 14,111 ft. Dizzying to the non-acclimated person, the altitude is just as difficult for the vehicles.

July 16, 2010   No Comments