AGY Holding Corp.

High-performance fiberglass reinforcements, including S-1, S-2, S-3, ZenTron, VeTron, L-Glass and E-Glass products. Various product forms available, such as yarns, rovings and chopped strands. Products are used in aerospace, defense, electronics, construction, industrial, automotive, recreation/consumer and renewable-energy applications.

2556 Wagener Rd.
Aiken, SC 29801 US

Additional Locations:
Le Gemellyon Nord, 57 Blvd. Marius Vivier Merle
69003 Lyon, FR
33 4727 81775

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hybrid composites, hybrid composite materials

Hybrid composite materials: tailoring for specific performance
I received a link to an interesting technical paper presented at CAMX by AGY (Aiken, SC, US). It got me thinking about hybrid composites.

Fiber-metal laminates in the spotlight
Interest in FMLs is growing again as aeroengineers search for lightweight solutions adaptable to new narrowbody commercial aircraft.

OOA composites in next-generation launch systems
As United Launch Alliance ULA replaces Atlas and Delta with next-generation launch rockets under the Vulcan name, supplier Ruag Space has been selected to provide lower cost/improved quality out-of-autoclave fabrication of Vulcan’s composite primary structures. Ruag will manufacture 5.4m payload fairings and 400-series interstage adapters for ULA’s Atlas V rocket.

Layup of the fairing cylindrical section

Size-unlimited OOA composite process enables next-gen system
United Launch Alliance selects Ruag Space for lower cost/improved quality out-of-autoclave manufacture of Vulcan’s composite primary structures.

The resurgence of GLARE
Airbus pursues fiber metal laminates for future narrowbody construction, citing cost, weight, repair and lightning strike benefits.

JEC World 2016, the full report
CompositesWorld's editors report on the technologies and products that caught our eye at JEC World 2016, in early March.

carbon fiber, composites

The fiber
The structural properties of composite materials are derived primarily from the fiber reinforcement. Fiber types, their manufacture, their uses and the end-market applications in which they find most use are described.

Jushi initiates, AGY expands, US-based glass capacity
Two of the biggest names in fiberglass manufacturing made big announce- ments at JEC Europe 2015.

The fiber (2015)
The structural properties of composite materials are derived primarily from the fiber reinforcement. Fiber types, their manufacture, their uses and the end-market applications in which they find most use are described.

Printed circuit boards: A mobile market
Glass fiber/epoxy prepregs have dominated the mammoth PCB market for decades. Will that continue in a time of great change?

Carbon landing gear leg cushions UAV landing
Using its Lost Core Resin Transfer Molding (LCRTM) system, Wichita, Kan.-based Fiber Dynamics Inc. manufactured the main landing gear strut for the Predator B MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle.

2013 JEC Europe new product showcase
The JEC Europe 2013 trade show (March 12-14, at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France) was the venue for introductions of a large number of new composite materials, technologies and manufacturing processes. Here's the HPC editorial staff's compilation of what was on display.

Competition for carbon fiber in longer blades
Although the use of carbon fiber is increasign in wind turbine blades, high-strength S-glass and basalt fibers, new resins and improved blade designs are also providing blade designers the means to limit blade weight gain as they increase blade swept area.

JEC Europe 2012 report
A big, busy show and a big variety of new developments boded well for the industry’s future.

2012 JEC Europe Highlights
JEC’s annual Paris exhibition reports impressive attendance figures as exhibitors tout big news.

High-Performance Fibers 2011 Conference Highlights
CompositesWorld’s annual specialty fibers forum focuses on refining performance.

Composite vs. corrosion: Battling for marketshare
Market trends and tighter budgets are helping to expand the use of composites to repair and replace corrosion-damaged infrastructure — aboveground and underground.

SAMPE 2011 Long Beach Product Showcase
Huge show, huge new product offerings … huge success.

JEC Composites Paris: 2011 Product Showcase
The news from this annual Parisian in-gathering of composites professionals is heavily weighted toward automotive lightweighting.

Marquez innovates aircraft TPCs
Marquez (Montréal, Québec, Canada) supplies TPC ducting for The Boeing Co.’s 787 Personal System Unit (PSU), and the TPC structural window bezel used on all Bombardier (Montréal, Canada) Global Express business aircraft.

Carrier-capable, all-composite external fuel tank
Legacy product positions builder for a shot at an F-35 contract.

Product Categories of AGY Holding Corp.

Materials
  • Fibers, inorganic
    • E-Glass
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
  • Reinforcements, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Chopped strand
      • Aramid, Roving, multi-end
      • Aramid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Aramid, Yarns
      • Aramid, Other
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Chopped strand
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, multi-end
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Yarns
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Other
    • C-glass
      • C-glass, Chopped strand
      • C-glass, Roving, multi-end
      • C-glass, Roving, single-end direct
      • C-glass, Yarns
      • C-glass, Other
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Chopped strand
      • Carbon, Roving, multi-end
      • Carbon, Roving, single-end direct
      • Carbon, Yarns
      • Carbon, Other
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Chopped strand
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, multi-end
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Yarns
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Other
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Chopped strand
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, multi-end
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Yarns
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Other
    • Ceramic
      • Ceramic, Chopped strand
      • Ceramic, Roving, multi-end
      • Ceramic, Roving, single-end direct
      • Ceramic, Yarns
      • Ceramic, Other
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Chopped strand
      • E-Glass, Roving, multi-end
      • E-Glass, Roving, single-end direct
      • E-Glass, Yarns
      • E-Glass, Other
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Chopped strand
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, multi-end
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, single-end direct
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Yarns
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
    • Other unimpregnated reinforcement forms
      • Other, Chopped strand
      • Other, Roving, multi-end
      • Other, Roving, single-end direct
      • Other, Yarns
      • Other, Other