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28 Sep 21

What Is Composite Manufacturing

By |2021-09-28T22:07:42-04:00September 28th, 2021|Categories: Composites|

At Spartec Composites, we have more than 25 years of experience in composite manufacturing. We have worked with countless clients, taking their ideas, and turning them into tangible products. Though many of our clients have a general understanding of what composite materials are, many people are curious and want to learn more about how to manufacture [...]

26 Aug 21

Common Questions about Carbon Fiber

By |2021-08-26T16:39:55-04:00August 26th, 2021|Categories: Carbon Fiber|

If you are looking to manufacture a product that utilizes carbon fiber, you likely already know that it is an incredibly strong and durable material. It can be used in a wide range of applications and is desirable for its combination of being strong and lightweight. But what else should you know about carbon fiber and [...]

23 Jun 21

What is CNC Used For?

By |2021-07-09T15:32:23-04:00June 23rd, 2021|Categories: Manufacturing and Fabrication|

Have you ever seen a video of a product being manufactured through an automated process? There is a good chance that what you have seen is a CNC machine in action. Computer numerical control (CNC) is a type of equipment used to automate machinery, having it be controlled by a computer rather than a human. [...]

23 Jun 21

What are Composite Materials?

By |2021-06-23T16:50:17-04:00June 23rd, 2021|Categories: Composites|

Have you heard about composite materials but aren’t quite sure what a composite material actually is? In the most basic sense, a composite material is a material that has been fabricated to combine two or more materials with different properties that combine while still having the components of the original materials stay intact. Many types of [...]

26 May 21

FritoLay Sprinter Case Study

By |2021-05-26T15:12:09-04:00May 26th, 2021|Categories: Case Studies|Tags: |

Project Summary Spartec Composites was approached by the truck body up fitter to work in tandem with an aerodynamic engineering team to create a composite aero package that adapted the body to the chassis/cab perfectly. We used a gelcoat finish backed by infusion grade ISO resin with Rovicore glass fibers. This combination eliminated [...]

21 Feb 21

Composites Worlds Top Shops of 2020

By |2021-02-21T20:44:08-05:00February 21st, 2021|Categories: Industry|

Composite World is an authority in the world of composites manufacturing and is a reliable source of information and industry updates. Each year, Composites World surveys composite fabricators from around the globe asking questions about their operations. In 2020, 98 composites fabricators participated in the survey, reporting on areas of their business including order lead time, [...]

21 Feb 21

Is Carbon Fiber Stronger Than Steel

By |2021-02-21T20:44:19-05:00February 21st, 2021|Categories: Carbon Fiber, Composites|

When you think of strength and durability you might default to metals such as steel. Though a highly recognizable and undeniably strong material, steel is not the strongest material available and may not always be the right material for your project. There are many things to consider when choosing a material to use in the manufacturing [...]

30 Dec 20

What Is Carbon Fiber and What Can We Use It For?

By |2021-01-28T17:22:46-05:00December 30th, 2020|Categories: Carbon Fiber|

If you have heard of carbon fiber before, you may know that it is a durable and strong material that can be used in a large variety of ways. From the wings of an aircraft to a bike frame, there is so much that carbon fiber can do. But what exactly is carbon fiber, and what [...]

15 Nov 18

Does Your Company Cut Textiles By Hand?

By |2021-01-28T17:22:58-05:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Industry, Outsourcing|

Are you having issues with the accuracy and repeatability of your textile plies? Is cutting them yourself taking a long time and costing too much? Is your current process resulting in a poor yield with lots of waste? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should speak with us about our CNC [...]