LFT material solution case studies
When you come to PlastiComp with product or production ideas and challenges, we dedicate all our resources to helping you bring a profit-building solution to market. With our ongoing research and development, intellectual advancements, proprietary technologies, and tailored response to each customer’s unique business needs, our approach is different by design.
Here are just a few of the ways our partnerships have expanded the innovation space.
A pivot point design allows Frog Legs wheelchair caster wheels to function like airplane landing gear to provide a smoother ride. Their second generation wheels are 33% lighter using molded long carbon fiber composites.read more
Long fiber composites are the material behind a unique motorboat propeller system by Piranha that makes use of interchangeable blades to lower repair costs and fine tune performance.read more
A consumer electronics company with a pressing need to stay ahead of the competition approached PlastiComp with a compelling opportunity: to make a mobile phone lighter by substituting a metal bracket with one made of plastic.read more
Working with engineers at Wipaire, Inc., the largest maker of aircraft floats globally, we partnered to develop entirely new, custom-molded hatch covers for aircraft like the 10-seat Quest KODIAK, using long-glass reinforced thermoplastic composite technology.read more
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PlastiComp's long fiber technology experts can tailor an LFT material to meet your specifications.
PlastiComp extends long fiber technology to achieve unique material solutions
Complēt Long Glass Fiber
Structural performance in polymers form PP to PEEK.
Ultra durable for demanding applications.
Complēt Long Carbon Fiber
Reduce weight or obtain higher performance.
Cost effectively adopt carbon fiber performance.
Improved flow fills thin walls or enhances surface aesthetics.
Combine reinforcement with functional performance.
We work with you to design and make your products better
We produce materials to your performance and design needs
Design & Analysis
We work with you to concept and ensure your parts perfom.
Processing & Forming
Quickly develop and maximizie long fiber’s benefits.
|English||SI Metric||Test Method|
|Specific Gravity||1.60||1.60||ASTM D-792|
|Tensile Strength||32,000 psi||221 MPa||ASTM D-638|
|Tensile Modulus||2,200 ksi||15172 MPa||ASTM D-638|
|Tensile Elogation||2-3%||2-3%||ASTM D-638|
|Flexural Strength||49,000 psi||338 MPa||ASTM D-790|
|Flexural Modulus||2,400 ksi||16500 MPa||ASTM D-790|
|Notched Izod Impact (72 °F / 22 °C)||6.0 ft·lb/in||320 J/m||ASTM D-256|
|Notched Izod Impact (-60 °F / -51 °C)||13.0 ft·lb/in||694 J/m||ASTM D-256|
|Un-notched Izod Impact||27.0 ft·lb/in||1440 J/m||ASTM D-4812|
|DTUL @ 264 psi (1820 kPa)||475 °F||246 °C||ASTM D-648||Rev 08/10|
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