Covestro LLC

An extensive line of polyurethane raw materials and systems for use in RIM, RRIM, SRIM, LFI, RTM, VARTM and pultrusion processes for producing composite parts. Technical and design services also available.

1 Covestro Cir.
Pittsburgh, PA 15205 US

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Fast manufacturing of tailored composite blanks
AZL and 12 partner companies have completed a research project to develop a new machine prototype allowing increased speed for manufacturing tailored composite blanks.

Covestro launches Maezio continuous fiber thermoplastics
Covestro (Leverkusen, Germany) has trademarked its continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composite materials as Maezio.

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SPE ACCE 2018 preview
Mobility composites are expected to draw an international crowd to this annual Motor City gathering.

Pultruded composites market growing, says EPTA
The European Pultrusion Technology Association (EPTA, Frankfurt, Germany) has published an in-depth report on its highly successful 2018 conference, held in Vienna on March 1-2, 2018. The 12-page document, World Pultrusion Conference 2018: Attractive Long-Term Prospects for Pultruded Composites, is available to download from the EPTA website.

Haier Casarte TianXi air conditioner using CFRTP composites from Covestro

Continuous fiber thermoplastics are smart for world’s largest appliance manufacturer
Haier uses Covestro CFRTP in Casarte line of “smart” air conditioners

KraussMaffei presents continuous pultrusion system
More than 200 visitors witness presentations and the live debut at the KraussMaffei Competence Day Pultrusion.

Covestro to provide materials to “Sonnenwagen Aachen” team for solar race
The material manufacturer supports the development of a solar-powered electric car with material donations, technical service and as a gold sponsor.

Covestro receives DNV GL certification for its polyurethane resin in China
The application of PU resin in the wind energy industry opens up a new realm of possibilities for this resin.

Polyurethane’s processing speed, properties enable bigger blades
Decade-long development effort reaches key wind energy cost-reduction milestone using epoxy-besting infusion resin.

Cored glass/PU speakers, tabletops impress
Sandwich panels provide music, sound masking sans weight.

Covestro is working on housing for refugees in Germany
The model house in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany is made of self-supporting prefabricated elements with Covestro’s polyurethane core.

Cooperating on new-generation ground transport
CompositesWorld's editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan shares his observations about the mixture of excitement and anxiety about the future of composite in the auto industry on display at the recent Thermoplastics Composites Conference for Automotive (TCCA), held in the Detroit suburb of Novi, MI, US.

Covestro kicking the tires on polycarbonates for automotive
Although development work has only just begun, the company's Makrolon polycarbonate, in a carbon fiber-reinforced composite, is proving highly impact resistant and offers a Class A surface.

Covestro helps produce Asia’s first rotor blade made from polyurethane
The 37.5m-long rotor blade was fabricated with a special polyurethane infusion resin from Covestro and glass fiber mats from Chongqing Polycomp International.

Ushering in a new era for windows … and more
Superlative stiffness and thermal efficiency could make this highly glass-filled pultruded polyurethane insert a construction industry go-to material of choice.

Covestro receives DNV GL certification for polyurethane infusion resin
This resin is designed for the manufacturing of wind turbine rotor blades.

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.

What do PU/carbon spars and the Valencia lighthouse have in common?
Saertex reinforcements, infusion, speed of fabrication and long life.

Form + function = Classy chassis
Sandwich-composite chassis components double as structural and styling elements, reducing cost of ownership.

Solar Impulse 2: Pulse on the future
Not yet through their ‘round the world flight, this superlight solar plane’s airframe-proven materials are already destined for higher callings.

Product Categories of Covestro LLC

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoplastic
    • Polycarbonate
    • Polyurethane
  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Urethane
  • Core materials and flow media
    • Foam core
      • Foam core, polyurethane
  • Casting resins
    • Other casting resins
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Materials analysis
  • Product design