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Carbon Fiber vs Kevlar®, Which is Better?

By |2022-06-23T16:45:43-04:00June 23rd, 2022|Categories: Carbon Fiber, Learning Centre|

When it comes to the defence industry, Kevlar® is one of the most widely used composite materials. Suitable for a wide range of defence-related products, Kevlar® is an affordable, practical, and versatile material that has become a necessity for performance and safety needs. Kevlar® is also used in other applications for industries such as the aerospace and [...]

What is the Difference Between Fiberglass and Carbon Fiber?

By |2022-06-23T16:47:57-04:00June 23rd, 2022|Categories: Carbon Fiber, Learning Centre|

If you are looking to have a product manufactured with a composite material, it is more than likely that you will have come across both fiberglass and carbon fiber as options. Though carbon fiber and fiberglass sound similar, these two materials have unique properties and benefits that can make them more or less desirable depending on [...]

What Is Composite Manufacturing

By |2023-01-27T14:16:03-05:00September 28th, 2021|Categories: Composites, Learning Centre|

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 [...]

Common Questions about Carbon Fiber

By |2022-05-19T13:47:06-04:00August 26th, 2021|Categories: Carbon Fiber, Learning Centre|

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 [...]

What is CNC Used For?

By |2022-05-19T14:04:51-04:00June 23rd, 2021|Categories: Learning Centre, 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. [...]

What are Composite Materials?

By |2022-05-19T13:55:02-04:00June 23rd, 2021|Categories: Composites, Learning Centre|

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 [...]

Is Carbon Fiber Stronger Than Steel

By |2023-01-27T14:11:36-05:00February 21st, 2021|Categories: Carbon Fiber, Composites, Learning Centre|

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 [...]

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

By |2022-05-19T13:51:00-04:00December 30th, 2020|Categories: Carbon Fiber, Learning Centre|

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 [...]

Does Your Company Cut Textiles By Hand?

By |2021-11-02T12:22:55-04:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Industry, Learning Centre, 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 [...]