Sigmatex

Manufactures woven, unidirectional, 3-D and multiaxial carbon fiber fabrics for applications in space, aerospace, industrial, marine, automotive, defense and leisure markets. Utilizes 1K to 80K tow sizes in standard to high-modulus PAN fibers and high-modulus pitch fibers.

6001 Egret Ct.
Benicia, CA 94510 US

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As Seen In CompositesWorld

Turkish ferries built with Sigmatex carbon materials
A four-year supply agreement between Sigmatex (UK) Ltd. (Runcorn, UK)  and Özata Shipyard (Yalova, Turkey) has drawn to a successful completion after fabrication of 15 carbon fiber ferries.

Sigmatex achieves AS9100C certification at South Carolina facility
Sigmatex Carbon Textile Solutions Inc. (Orangeburg, SC, US) has attained accreditation to aerospace standard AS9100C.

Orro Terra C road bike Sigmatex carbon fiber

Orro bike features Sigmatex fibers
British bike manufacturer Orro's new Terra C features sigmaIF, a combination of Innegra and Sigmatex fibers.

Collaboration produces winning paddleboard
Design, and design for manufacturability, come together in this racing SUP for one-off and serial production.

JEC World 2017 exhibit preview
JEC World will be held March 14-16 in Paris. CW previews some of the products and technologies that will be at the show.

CAMX 2016 Show Report
The 3rd annual joint ACMA/SAMPE-sponsored trade event comes to Anaheim with an exhibition and conference program attractive to professionals across the composites world.

Innovate UK funding to boost 3D textile composites for aerospace
The expected benefits of the project will include structural lightweighting, reduced manufacturing and inherent assembly costs.

Sigmatex to produce hockey sticks for CCM Hockey
The upcoming product line will incorporate Sigmatex’s sigmaST fabric.

Structural work of art
Composites fabricator uses an innovative molding approach and digital techniques to actualize architect’s customized residential stairway.

Infusion enthusiasm
Although CW didn't attend the EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh in 2015, we did learn about an infusion demo that was the largest ever accomplished at the fly-in event.

Why South Carolina? Why now?
CW guest columnist Tom Lemire (T.F. Lemire Consulting Inc., Irvine, CA, US), comments on the aerospace industry's current attraction to this particular spot on the US map and wonders if it's the beginning of a trend.

Sigmatex awarded government funding
The carbon converter is part of a program to improve composite material adoption and lightweighting in the UK automotive sector, funded by AMSCI.

Sigmatex CEO discusses new planned U.S. facility
South Carolina plant will open in 2015 and offer expansion up to 450,000 sq-ft for growth in aerospace and automotive composites.

Destroyer deckhouse roof meets U.S. Navy fire code with phenolic composite
An all-composite deckhouse superstructure, built by Huntington Ingalls Industries (Gulfport, Miss.) cuts topside weight and enables stealth capability by reducing the radar signature of the U.S. Navy’s new, nearly $4 billion (USD) Zumwalt-class destroyer.

JEC Americas 2014 Review
Composites industry exhibitors at this combined show emphasized the textile side of the fiber/resin mix and touted process automation.

Sigmatex invests in new capital equipment
The company will spend $3.8 million USD on a new Liba multi-axial line, new looms, and more, and is hiring staff, at its UK facility.

Sigmatex snags new auto contract
The converter announces a major new contract for an innovative fabric product that will be used in auto production.

SPE ACCE 2012 Review
Bursting at the seams, the 12th annual Society of Plastic Engineers Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition tops its previous bests.

ACCE looks at automotive industry with new optimism
With the automotive industry apparently feeling more positive about composites than it has in a long time, composites professionals met up at the Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition for the annual review of materials and processing technologies.

Product Categories of Sigmatex

Aramid, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Aramid, 5-harness
Aramid, 8-harness
Aramid, Basket-weave
Aramid, Plain-weave
Aramid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Aramid, Twill
Aramid/glass hybrid, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Aramid/glass hybrid, 5-harness
Aramid/glass hybrid, 8-harness
Aramid/glass hybrid, Basket-weave
Aramid/glass hybrid, Multiaxial
Aramid/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
Aramid/glass hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Aramid/glass hybrid, Twill
Carbon
Carbon, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Carbon, 5-harness
Carbon, 8-harness
Carbon, Basket-weave
Carbon, Multiaxial
Carbon, Other
Carbon, PAN-based
Carbon, pitch-based
Carbon, Plain-weave
Carbon, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Carbon, Twill
Carbon/aramid hybrid, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Carbon/aramid hybrid, 5-harness
Carbon/aramid hybrid, 8-harness
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Basket-weave
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Multiaxial
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Plain-weave
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Twill
Carbon/glass hybrid, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Carbon/glass hybrid, 5-harness
Carbon/glass hybrid, 8-harness
Carbon/glass hybrid, Basket-weave
Carbon/glass hybrid, Multiaxial
Carbon/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
Carbon/glass hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Carbon/glass hybrid, Twill
Ceramic, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Ceramic, 5-harness
Ceramic, 8-harness
Ceramic, Basket-weave
Ceramic, Multiaxial
Ceramic, Plain-weave
Ceramic, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Ceramic, Twill
C-glass, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
C-glass, 5-harness
C-glass, 8-harness
C-glass, Basket-weave
C-glass, Multiaxial
C-glass, Plain-weave
C-glass, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
C-glass, Twill
E-Glass, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
E-Glass, 5-harness
E-Glass, 8-harness
E-Glass, Basket-weave
E-Glass, Multiaxial
E-Glass, Plain-weave
E-Glass, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
E-Glass, Twill
Metallized, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Metallized, 5-harness
Metallized, 8-harness
Metallized, Basket-weave
Metallized, Multiaxial
Metallized, Plain-weave
Metallized, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Metallized, Twill
Other, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Other, 5-harness
Other, 8-harness
Other, Basket-weave
Other, Multiaxial
Other, Plain-weave
Other, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Other, Twill
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), 5-harness
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), 8-harness
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Basket-weave
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Multiaxial
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Plain-weave
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Twill