PlastiComp in the News
As an industry leader in long-fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite technology, we are continuously engaged in research and development to create new high-performance materials that let our partners succeed.
Learn about our technology advancements and industry involvement in these announcements.
PlastiComp Expands Hybrid Long Glass+Carbon Fiber Thermoplastic Composite Materials Line
Hybrid long glass+carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites from PlastiComp provide the benefits of long glass fiber and long carbon fiber together in a single, affordable ready-to-mold pellet.
Enhanced Surface Appearance Distinguishes PlastiComp’s Velocity Series of Long Fiber Reinforced Nylon Composites
PlastiComp recently revealed the enhanced aesthetic capabilities of its Velocity high flow nylon long fiber reinforced composites. The products simplify the injection molding of high fiber content LFT components by more easily producing the smooth, fiber-free finish desired on external surfaces.
PlastiComp Part of Composites Research Consortium Announced by President Obama
PlastiComp is among organizations partnering with the U.S. Department of Energy in its Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation. The IACMI will engage in research and development focused on lowering the cost of advanced fiber reinforced polymer composites as well as efficient manufacturing and recycling processes.
PlastiComp Fills Long Fiber Performance Gap with Development of Hybrid Long Glass+Carbon Fiber Thermoplastic Composites
PlastiComp has developed an innovative set of hybrid thermoplastic composites that combine long glass fiber and long carbon fiber reinforcement together in a single, ready-to-mold composite pellet. The new products expand the performance range of long fiber material options available to product designers while offering a cost effective avenue to adopt the high performance capabilities of carbon fiber.
PlastiComp Develops Drop-in Magnesium Substitute Long Fiber Composites
PlastiComp has expanded its LFT composite pellet product line to include drop-in replacements for die-cast magnesium. The new LFT products duplicate both the mechanical and electrical properties of magnesium in injection molding or extrusion materials that offer up to 40% reductions in weight.
Appliance Design Article on Advantages of Reinforced Polymers
An article on long fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites authored by Eric Wollan, PlastiComp’s Technology Director, is featured in the July 2015 issue of Appliance Design magazine.