Bally Ribbon Mills

Woven/braided 3D preforms, net-shape preforms and polar woven structures. Uses carbon, ceramic, silicon-carbide, metal-coated and quartz fibers. Woven, multilayer thick structures. Supplies dry preforms and fabricated composites by using RTM and VARTM processes.

23 N. Seventh St.
Bally, PA 19503 US

Additional Locations:
2237 Century Hill
Los Angeles, CA 90067 US
(310) 277-0748

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Bally Ribbon Mills

Bally Ribbon Mills receives award from NASA for 3D Material
Bally Ribbon Mills has received a Space Technology Award from NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate for weaving the 3D material used to support the Heat-shield for Extreme Entry Environment Technology team.

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BRM launches line of woven webbing for aerospace applications
Bally Ribbon Mills, manufacturer of highly specialized engineered woven fabrics announces webbing for aerospace and aviation markets.

First 3D woven composite for NASA thermal protection systems
A NASA-led team develops 3D woven quartz preform, hybrid process to infuse it with cyanate ester resin (0.5% voids) and achieves TRL5 in three years to replace CF/phenolic in the Orion spacecraft’s compression pads.

3-D woven reinforcements update
Suppliers make progress toward reinforcement preforms that exhibit comparable properties in the x, y and z axes.

SQRTM enables net-shape parts
New out-of-autoclave process combines resin transfer molding with prepregs for complex helicopter part prototype.

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Paris composites exhibition posts 12 percent increase in attendance, underscoring industry health.

Product Categories of Bally Ribbon Mills

Materials
  • Fibers, inorganic
    • C-Glass
    • Ceramic
    • E-Glass
    • Other ceramic
    • Quartz
    • Silicon carbide
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
    • Other inorganic fibers
  • Fibers, organic
    • Aramid
    • Carbon, PAN-based
    • Carbon, pitch-based
    • Carbon, rayon-based
    • Hybrid commingled fibers
    • Nylon
    • Polyester
  • Reinforcements, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Aramid, Roving, multi-end
      • Aramid, Roving, panel
      • Aramid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Aramid, Other
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, multi-end
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, panel
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Other
    • C-glass
      • C-glass, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • C-glass, Roving, multi-end
      • C-glass, Roving, panel
      • C-glass, Roving, single-end direct
      • C-glass, Other
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Carbon, Roving, multi-end
      • Carbon, Roving, panel
      • Carbon, Roving, single-end direct
      • Carbon, Other
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, multi-end
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, panel
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Other
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, multi-end
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, panel
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Other
    • Ceramic
      • Ceramic, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Ceramic, Roving, multi-end
      • Ceramic, Roving, panel
      • Ceramic, Roving, single-end direct
      • Ceramic, Other
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • E-Glass, Roving, multi-end
      • E-Glass, Roving, panel
      • E-Glass, Roving, single-end direct
      • E-Glass, Other
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, multi-end
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, panel
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, single-end direct
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
    • Other unimpregnated reinforcement forms
      • Other, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Other, Roving, multi-end
      • Other, Roving, panel
      • Other, Roving, single-end direct
      • Other, Other
  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Aramid, 5-harness
      • Aramid, 8-harness
      • Aramid, Basket-weave
      • Aramid, Braided
      • Aramid, Multiaxial
      • Aramid, Plain-weave
      • Aramid, Twill
      • Aramid, Woven roving
      • Aramid, Other
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, 5-harness
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, 8-harness
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Basket-weave
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Braided
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Multiaxial
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Twill
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Woven roving
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Other
    • C-glass
      • C-glass, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • C-glass, 5-harness
      • C-glass, 8-harness
      • C-glass, Basket-weave
      • C-glass, Braided
      • C-glass, Multiaxial
      • C-glass, Plain-weave
      • C-glass, Twill
      • C-glass, Woven roving
      • C-glass, Other
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Carbon, 5-harness
      • Carbon, 8-harness
      • Carbon, Basket-weave
      • Carbon, Braided
      • Carbon, Multiaxial
      • Carbon, Plain-weave
      • Carbon, Twill
      • Carbon, Woven roving
      • Carbon, Other
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, 5-harness
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, 8-harness
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Basket-weave
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Braided
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Multiaxial
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Twill
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Woven roving
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Other
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, 5-harness
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, 8-harness
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Basket-weave
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Braided
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Multiaxial
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Twill
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Woven roving
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Other
    • Ceramic
      • Ceramic, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Ceramic, 5-harness
      • Ceramic, 8-harness
      • Ceramic, Basket-weave
      • Ceramic, Braided
      • Ceramic, Multiaxial
      • Ceramic, Plain-weave
      • Ceramic, Twill
      • Ceramic, Woven roving
      • Ceramic, Other
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • E-Glass, 5-harness
      • E-Glass, 8-harness
      • E-Glass, Basket-weave
      • E-Glass, Braided
      • E-Glass, Multiaxial
      • E-Glass, Plain-weave
      • E-Glass, Twill
      • E-Glass, Woven roving
      • E-Glass, Other
    • Metallized
      • Metallized, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Metallized, 5-harness
      • Metallized, 8-harness
      • Metallized, Basket-weave
      • Metallized, Braided
      • Metallized, Multiaxial
      • Metallized, Plain-weave
      • Metallized, Twill
      • Metallized, Woven roving
      • Metallized, Other
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • 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), Braided
      • 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), Twill
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Woven roving
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
    • Other unimpregnated fabrics
      • Other, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Other, 5-harness
      • Other, 8-harness
      • Other, Basket-weave
      • Other, Braided
      • Other, Multiaxial
      • Other, Plain-weave
      • Other, Twill
      • Other, Woven roving
      • Other, Other
  • Preforms, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
    • Carbon
    • Ceramic
    • Continuous fiber
    • E-Glass
    • Hybrid fiber
    • Quartz
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
    • Other preforms
  • Prepregs, thermoplastic
    • Commingled/cowoven/coserved yarns
    • Fabric
    • Tape
    • Tow or roving
Fiber converting/prepreg manufacturing equipment
  • Braiding equipment
  • Looms for advanced fibers
  • Preform manufacturing equipment
  • Splicing devices
  • Stitching equipment
Fabricating services
  • Thermoplastic materials
    • Autoclave cure
    • Hand layup
    • Honeycomb structures
    • Injection molding
    • Prototyping
    • Resin transfer molding (RTM)
    • Textile processing for composites (braiding, stitching,
    • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
  • Thermoset materials
    • Hand layup
    • Honeycomb structures
    • Prototyping
    • Resin transfer molding (RTM)
    • Textile processing for composites (braiding, stitching,
    • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, fuselage/wing
  • Aerospace, radomes
  • Armor, ceramic
  • Armor, composite
  • Automotive, body panels & substructures
  • Automotive, interior (seats, IPCs, floor panels, etc.)
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Ceramic matrix composites
  • Flywheels, composite
  • Infrastructure, composite
  • Laminate panels, with core
  • Laminate sheets, solid
  • Profiles
  • Rods
  • Tubes
  • Other composite structures
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Materials analysis
  • Product design
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, materials
    • Consulting, process development
  • Testing
    • Testing, materials