carbon fiber tubing

  • Photo of A short review on basalt fiber

    A short review on basalt fiber

    A hard, dense, inert rock found worldwide, basalt is an igneous rock, which is solidified volcanic lava. Cast basalt liners for steel tubing shows very high abrasion resistance in various industrial applications. In recent years, continuous basalt fibers extruded from naturally fire-resistant basalt are attracted attention as a replacement for…

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  • Photo of Quality Control at Advanced Composites Inc

    Quality Control at Advanced Composites Inc

    The Advanced Composites Inc. quality control department checks carbon fiber tubing, fiberglass tubes and other composite structures after the filament winding process is complete. Advanced Composites Inc. quality control specialists perform dimensionality and other quality checks against a variety of criteria to ensure that our aerospace composite structures, defense composite…

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  • Photo of Roll Wrapping by Rock West Composites

    Roll Wrapping by Rock West Composites

    Ever wondered how a carbon fiber tube is made? Wonder no more. While there are multiple ways a tube can be manufactured we dedicate half of our tubing production capacity to Roll Wrapping. Roll Wrapping allows the use of Prepreg materials and yields some of the highest quality tubes possible.

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  • Photo of Advanced Composites Inc: Excellence in Filament Winding

    Advanced Composites Inc: Excellence in Filament Winding

    Filament winding is a method of composites manufacture that involves a wind arm traveling up and down the length of a rotating mandrel dispensing rovings of carbon, fiberglass, aramid or other composite materials. The carbon fibers are impregnated with a resin and autoclave cured for a hollow composite structure of…

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    Filament Winding Process

    1. Filament winding is a process in which dry fibrous materials (often referred to as “Tow”) are systematically applied to a rotating tool. Rock West Composites filament winds carbon fiber however other materials such as fiberglass can be used too. 2. Engineering requirements of the tube dictate the number of…

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