Gurit (USA) Inc.

115 Broadcommon Rd.
Bristol, RI 02809 US

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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.  With engineering and sales offices in North and South America, Europe, and Asia/Pacific, as well as production sites in North America, Europe and Asia, Gurit is ideally positioned to serve its local customers with truly global resources.  Gurit ensures the success of any project through its extensive experience across a variety of markets, combined with unrivalled engineering support and design services, and industry's best kit designs and production, and customer-focused local sales support.

As Seen In CompositesWorld

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.

Gurit to produce carbon composite exterior body panels
Gurit (Wattwil, Switzerland) announced on October 16 that it has won a contract for the production and supply of carbon fiber composite exterior car body panels from an Italian premium automotive OEM. Total value of the new five-year contract is approximately 8.5 million CHF ($8.72 million USD). 

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 & 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.

Gurit announces business changes
Composite Components business unit has been created from the current Engineered Structures and Automotive business units, and launch of an industrialization program in Hungary for automotive components manufacturing, are just two of the changes.

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.

Ablatives
Acrylic, Film
Acrylic, Paste
Adhesive applicators
Aramid, Other
Automotive, body panels &amp; substructures
Bleeder cloths
Bonding equipment
Breather cloths
CAD/CAM/CAE design
Carbon, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Carbon, 5-harness
Carbon, 8-harness
Carbon, Basket-weave
Carbon, Braided
Carbon, Mat, continuous strand
Carbon, Multiaxial
Carbon, Other
Carbon, Other
Carbon, Plain-weave
Carbon, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Carbon, Twill
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Other
Carbon/carbon composites
Carbon/glass hybrid, Other
Composite, carbon fiber/epoxy
Composite, fiberglass
Composite, other
Composite, prepreg
Consulting, materials
Consulting, process development
Curing agents, amines
Cyanate ester, <12K tow
Cyanate ester, >12K tow
Cyanate ester, 12-inch tape
Cyanate ester, Fabric
Cyanate ester, Roving
Cyanoacrylate, Paste
Education/Training
E-Glass, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
E-Glass, 5-harness
E-Glass, 8-harness
E-Glass, Basket-weave
E-Glass, Braided
E-Glass, Mat, continuous strand
E-Glass, Multiaxial
E-Glass, Other
E-Glass, Other
E-Glass, Plain-weave
E-Glass, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
E-Glass, Twill
Epoxy
Epoxy, <12K tow
Epoxy, >12K tow
Epoxy, 12-inch tape
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, <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, Fabric
Epoxy, Film
Epoxy, Paste
Epoxy, Roving
Epoxy, toughened, <12K tow
Epoxy, toughened, >12K tow
Epoxy, toughened, 12-inch tape
Epoxy, toughened, Fabric
Epoxy, toughened, Roving
Fairing compounds (formerly paste systems)
Filler paste
Film and sheet
Foam core, other
Foam core, PET (polyethylene terephthalate) foam
Foam core, PVC
Hardeners
Heat tapes
Honeycomb, aluminum
Marine, other
Microspheres
Nylon, Film
Other services
Other, <12K tow
Other, >12K tow
Other, 12-inch tape
Other, Fabric
Other, Other
Other, Other
Other, Paste
Other, Roving
Peel plies
Peel plies, nylon
Peel plies, polyester
Phenolic, <12K tow
Phenolic, >12K tow
Phenolic, 12-inch tape
Phenolic, Fabric
Phenolic, Roving
Polyimide, Film
Polyimide, Paste
Protective
Release films
Release films, for prepreg
Release films, for vacuum bagging
Repair kits and equipment
Rollers
RTM/resin infusion
Sealing tapes and materials
Shrink film
Shrink tapes
Shrink-film wrappers/unwrappers
Silica
Silicone, Film
Silicone, Paste
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), Chopped strand
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Multiaxial
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
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
Surfacing veils
Testing, materials
Testing, product
Thickening agents
Tooling prepreg
Toughening agents
Unsaturated polyester, bisphenol A fumerate
Urethane, Film
Urethane, Paste
Vacuum bagging materials, nylon
Vacuum bagging materials, other
Viscosity control agents