Composites Group (The) - High Strength Hybrid Carbon Fiber Material

Quantum Composites, a business unit of The Composites Group, introduces its first hybrid carbon fiber material, a cost effective, lightweight and high strength alternative for traditional fiberglass and metal applications in the automotive, heavy truck, medical, sport goods and industrial markets.

The hybrid carbon fiber material, is an Advance Molding Compound that offers the per... (read more)

Composites Group (The) - Thermoset Composite Plastics

Hadlock may be the largest and best custom molder of fiberglass reinforced thermoset composite plastics you’ve never heard of. Like so many American success stories, Hadlock was born in an entrepreneur’s garage in Harpersfield, Ohio back in 1968. Over the years, our reputation for quality, our unique mix of services, and our commitment to customer service have led to steady g... (read more)

Composites Group (The) - Advantages of Injection molding

Injection Molding offers tight tolerances which can be achieved with these low-shrink materials. Post curing is not needed. Good strength is achieved for small parts, expecially when molded with the Thick Molding Compound. It is better for small to medium part sizes (0.1 to 6 lbs) in high volume. The presses used for injection molding are horizontally operated with a unique material deli... (read more)

Composites Group (The) - SMC-Sheet Molding Compound

Premix manufactures Sheet Molding Compounds (SMC) that are primarily used in compression molding. Premix offers SMC's that are suitable for molding a wide range of parts from very small to very large, from flat panel to very complex shapes. Through our Engineered Solutions, SMC's are tailored to specific customer needs providing part performance as well as manufacturing efficiency. The p... (read more)

Composites Group (The) - Transportation Applications for Composites

Working with virtually every major engine manufacturer in the world, our market proven history clearly demonstrates thermoset technology’s superior performance in the demanding under the hood environment. Here are a few examples:

Heavy Duty Valve Covers

  • Less expensive than die-cast Al or Mg
  • NVH Improvement
  • High temperature property reten...
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Composites Group (The) - PremierLT™

The Composites Group introduces PremierLT™, a new family of lightweight, low-density, high-performance thermoset sheet molding compounds (SMC) designed to meet current and future market needs for structural and semi-structural applications. PremierLT L701S boasts a specific gravity of 1.2. It is moldable, pigmentable and offers low shrink. PremierLT L702S offer... (read more)

Composites Group (The) - PremierLT™ Family of Low-Weight Compounds

The Composites Group introduces PremierLT™, a new family of lightweight, low-density, high-performance thermoset sheet molding compounds (SMC) designed to meet current and future market needs for structural and semi-structural applications. PremierLT L701S boasts a specific gravity of 1.2. It is moldable, pigmentable and offers low shrink. PremierLT L702S offer... (read more)

Composites Group (The) - Engineered Structural Composites (ESC)

Quantum Composites develops and manufacturers high strength, high temperature Engineered Structural Composites (ESC™) that are used to replace metals in demanding environments. (read more)

Composites Group (The) - Premi-Glas 3101-20 Exceeds Arc Track Resistance

Premix's Premi-Glas® 3101-20, a fiberglass reinforced thermoset bulk molding compound for electrical applications, passes the ASTM D-2303 standard for arc track resistance at an exposure of greater than 2,000 minutes—surpassing the recognized industry standard. (read more)

Composites Group (The) - Quantum Launches New Hybrid Carbon Fiber Material

Quantum Composites, a business unit of The Composites Group, introduces its first hybrid carbon fiber material, a cost-effective, lightweight and high-strength alternative for traditional fiberglass and metal applications in the automotive, heavy truck, medical, sporting goods and industrial markets. (read more)

Composites Group (The) - AS 9100C 2009-01 & ISO 9001:2008 Quality Certified

Quantum Composites, the Engineered Structural Composites™ (ESC™) business of The Composites Group, is now AS 9100C : 2009-01 quality certifi ed along with ISO 9001 : 2008. (read more)

Composites Group (The) - Material Development & Custom Formulations

Quantum Composites R&D and pilot sample production capabilities have and continue to be at the fore front of our materials development activities. Our R&D capabilities range from development work on formulation modifications to meet a given set of application and performance requirements to research work on totally new development projects... (read more)

Composites Group (The) - Molding Processes: Open Molding (HLU)

Open Molding parts are appropriate for large parts with low to medium volumes and one finished surface. The process is capable of molding in undercuts and hardware such as brackets. (read more)

Composites Group (The) - Molding Processes: Resin Transfer Molding (RTM)

Perfect for medium volume runs or highly detailed parts, the resin transfer process offers key advantages over open molding becasue it creates smooth surfaces on both sides of a part and it allows ribs and bosses to be molded in. (read more)