Gurit (USA) Inc.

A developer and innovator in the composites industry and is a leading global supplier of composite materials, engineering services, tooling equipment, and select parts and systems.

115 Broadcommon Rd.
Bristol, RI 02809 US

Additional Locations:
St. Cross Business Park
Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5WU GB
44 1983 828 000

11 John Glenn Ave. Rosedale
Auckland, 0632 NZ
64 (0)9 415 6262

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A Message from Gurit (USA) Inc.

DELIVERING THE FUTURE OF COMPOSITE SOLUTIONS

GURIT is a developer and innovator in the composites industry, having over 30 years experience in the practical application of composites.

As Seen In CompositesWorld

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Gurit to expand German aerospace prepreg facility and close Switzerland facility
Gurit intends to concentrate its aerospace activity in Kassel and stop production at its Zullwil plant in the second half of 2021. 

SAMPE Summit 2019

SAMPE Summit 19 Paris
SAMPE Europe hosted its annual summit at Pullman Hotel Paris Tour Eiffel on March 11, prior to JEC World 2019.

SAERcore LEO micro sandwich for fire retardant composites

Withstanding fire without the weight
New composites meet stringent fire requirements while lightweighting ships, rail cars and battery boxes for electric cars and planes.

Whitestone Bridge in the Bronx, NY uses Tecnofire in its FRP wind fairings

Tecnofire adds fire resistance to transportation and infrastructure applications
Intumescent nonwoven veils improve the fire performance of composites in bridge, bus, building, marine and aircraft structures.

Lightweighting speed into CNC machining
Drawing on a long history in composites manufacturing and CNC machining, this innovator turns to carbon fiber composites to reduce gantry component weight and increase shaping efficiency.

Clear Carbon & Component

Clear Carbon & Components: Bristol, RI, US
Breaking barriers in process and complexity, this agile manufacturer is gaining renown as a composites problem solver and champion of Class A cosmetic surfaces.

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

JEC 2013 at first blush
CT Editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan risks some immediate reactions to his week in Paris at the JEC Europe 2013 composites trade show.

Press-molding method emulates autoclave
Rubber tool insert avoids consolidation pressure “dead zones” and slashes cost.

The structural grid: Prefabrication
Digitally designed and cut, preformed and preinfused stringers and bulkheads reduce boat weight, labor and cycle time and improve boatbuilder process control.

Acoustical architecture: Making beautiful music
On the market for more than 40 years, composite musical instruments have advanced from a novelty to critical acclaim.

Swift 141 bow view

From frigate to luxury gigayacht
A new, all-composite superstructure built in the U.S. transforms a steel-hulled naval vessel in the United Arab Emirates into a massive, yet swift luxury yacht.

Patrol Boat: Step 3

Composites take the hit in U.S. Navy patrol boat
 New carbon/Kevlar composite hull and deck provide impact-absorbing solution to crew injury problems caused by severe vertical acceleration of previous high-speed, all-metal patrol boat.

Composite rigid inflatable boats adapt for hard work, safe play
Glass, aramid and carbon fiber composites reduce weight and enable modular design and construction of these versatile RIBs.

Focus on Design: Solar-powered composite car designed to win
Three for three in Australia’s famed solar car race, university students from The Netherlands take this redesigned <420-lb carbon composite vehicle Down Under for number four.

Carbon fiber buys its way onboard
First used in one-off yacht and powerboat designs, where cost is no obstacle in the search for a performance edge in local regattas or around-the-world races, carbon fiber has since carved a niche in categories that were once the exclusive reserve of glass-reinforced composites, metals or wood. In applications as

Stiletto

Inside Manufacturing: All-carbon composite stealth technology joins the U.S. Navy
Unique double-M hull design creates smooth air cushion for low-wake, low-weight, low-draft ship.

Engineering Insights: All-Composite Hovercraft Rises to Performance Challenge
An exclusive look at a lightweight pultruded and resin-infused design that sets a new standard for amphibious craft.

The foremast at deck level. The truss unit that joins the mast to the curved yard is clearly shown.

Megayacht Composite Masts Get Smart
Freestanding square rigging is fully instrumented for structural health monitoring while under sail.

Product Categories of Gurit (USA) Inc.

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure
    • Unsaturated polyester
      • Unsaturated polyester, bisphenol A fumerate
  • Reinforcements, unimpregnated
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Mat, continuous strand
      • Carbon, Other
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Mat, continuous strand
      • 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), Other
    • Other unimpregnated reinforcement forms
      • Other, Other
  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Other
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Carbon, 5-harness
      • Carbon, 8-harness
      • Carbon, Basket-weave
      • Carbon, Braided
      • Carbon, Multiaxial
      • Carbon, Plain-weave
      • Carbon, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Carbon, Twill
      • Carbon, Other
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Other
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, 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, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • E-Glass, Twill
      • E-Glass, 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), Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Twill
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
    • Other unimpregnated fabrics
      • Other, Other
  • Prepregs, thermoset
    • Cyanate ester
      • Cyanate ester, <12K tow
      • Cyanate ester, >12K tow
      • Cyanate ester, 12-inch tape
      • Cyanate ester, Fabric
      • Cyanate ester, Roving
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, >12K tow
      • Epoxy, 12-inch tape
      • Epoxy, Fabric
      • Epoxy, Roving
    • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, >12K tow
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, 12-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Fabric
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Roving
    • Epoxy, 350 F cure
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, >12K tow
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, 12-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, Fabric
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, Roving
    • Epoxy, toughened
      • Epoxy, toughened, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, toughened, >12K tow
      • Epoxy, toughened, 12-inch tape
      • Epoxy, toughened, Fabric
      • Epoxy, toughened, Roving
    • Phenolic
      • Phenolic, <12K tow
      • Phenolic, >12K tow
      • Phenolic, 12-inch tape
      • Phenolic, Fabric
      • Phenolic, Roving
    • Other
      • Other, <12K tow
      • Other, >12K tow
      • Other, 12-inch tape
      • Other, Fabric
      • Other, Roving
  • Adhesives
    • Acrylic
      • Acrylic, Film
      • Acrylic, Paste
    • Cyanoacrylate
      • Cyanoacrylate, Paste
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, Film
      • Epoxy, Paste
    • Nylon
      • Nylon, Film
    • Polyimide
      • Polyimide, Film
      • Polyimide, Paste
    • Silicone
      • Silicone, Film
      • Silicone, Paste
    • Urethane
      • Urethane, Film
      • Urethane, Paste
    • Other
      • Other, Paste
  • Core materials and flow media
    • Foam core
      • Foam core, PET (polyethylene terephthalate) foam
      • Foam core, PVC
      • Foam core, other
    • Honeycomb
      • Honeycomb, aluminum
  • Coatings and sizings
    • Protective
  • Casting resins
    • Epoxy
  • Compounds
    • Fairing compounds (formerly paste systems)
  • Fillers
    • Microspheres
    • Silica
  • Catalysts, promoters and curing agents
    • Curing agents, amines
    • Hardeners
  • Resin additives & modifiers
    • Ablatives
    • Thickening agents
    • Toughening agents
    • Viscosity control agents
Tools/tooling materials
  • Tools
    • RTM/resin infusion
    • Composite
      • Composite, carbon fiber/epoxy
      • Composite, fiberglass
      • Composite, prepreg
      • Composite, other
  • Tooling equipment, materials and supplies
    • Release films
    • Release films, for prepreg
    • Release films, for vacuum bagging
    • Tooling prepreg
Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Auxiliary processing equipment
    • Adhesive applicators
    • Bonding equipment
    • Rollers
    • Shrink-film wrappers/unwrappers
  • Composite repair equipment
    • Repair kits and equipment
  • Supplies
    • Bleeder cloths
    • Breather cloths
    • Filler paste
    • Film and sheet
    • Heat tapes
    • Peel plies
    • Peel plies, nylon
    • Peel plies, polyester
    • Sealing tapes and materials
    • Shrink film
    • Shrink tapes
    • Surfacing veils
    • Vacuum bags/bagging materials
      • Vacuum bagging materials, nylon
      • Vacuum bagging materials, other
Composite Structures & Components
  • Automotive, body panels &amp; substructures
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Marine, other
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Education/Training
  • Other services
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, materials
    • Consulting, process development
  • Testing
    • Testing, materials
    • Testing, product