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.
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
PlastiComp announced that it has introduced a line of basalt fiber reinforced long fiber thermoplastic (LFT) composites. These new LFT products offer a significant increase in performance over short basalt fiber filled materials and are available in multiple resins matrices with 30-60% by weight fiber loadings.read more
PlastiComp Adds LFT Pultrusion Line Dedicated to Manufacturing Carbon-Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics
PlastiComp has recently commissioned a new pultrusion compounding line dedicated to producing carbon-fiber reinforced LFT composite compounds at its Winona, Minn., manufacturing and corporate headquarters location.read more
Events & People
Local high school teacher Bill Braun spent a week at PlastiComp to learn about the workforce needs of local manufacturers as part of a Teacher in the Workplace program organized by the Chamber of Commerce.read more
An article by PlastiComp on overcoming challenges of metal-to-plastic conversions through component design and material optimization is featured in Appliance Design magazine.read more
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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.
|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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