HITCO Carbon Composites Inc.

Manufactures advanced composites and industrial applications, including CVD friction materials, carbon/carbon brakes and hypersonic thermal protection materials. Also markets REFRASIL silica materials for thermal protection.

1551 W. 139th St.
Gardena, CA 90249-2506 US

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SGL Group - The Carbon Co.

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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.

Composites and Industry 4.0: Where are we?
As the tide of the Fourth Industrial Revolution rolls in, how will composite manufacturers ride the wave?

Avcorp completes acquisition of Hitco Carbon Composites
This will expand Avcorp's ability to manufacture composite airframe structures.

Some thoughts on the M&A "heat wave"
CompositesWorld's editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan takes some admittedly educated guesses at the significance of the six momentous acquisitions that were announced in the short space from mid-July through early August in the composites industry.

SAMPE Europe 2013/JEC Europe 2013 highlights
Held concurrently, these two seminal European composites events weathered a rare Parisian snowstorm to plumb the depth and breadth of the industry.

SAMPE 2012 Baltimore preview
SAMPE’s annual convention, now a roadshow, returns to Baltimore this month, an East Coast epicenter of advanced materials development.

SCRA, composites and the U.S. Navy
Background on the South Carolina Research Authority.

Out-of-autoclave prepregs: Hype or revolution?
Oven-cured, vacuum-bagged prepregs show promise in production primary structures.

The digital thread: Transformation to automation
Dr. Leslie Cohen traces the “digital thread” on which automation of composites fabrication processes depends.

SAMPE 2010 Seattle Showcase
SAMPE’s first-ever foray into Boeing Country wrapped up with the M&P organization’s biggest draw this decade.

2010 SAMPE Europe/JEC Paris Showcase
Record crowds and reignited technological development testified to the composite industry’s renewed health and the recent recession’s demise.

SAMPE Europe/JEC Composites 2010 Preview
SAMPE Europe’s International Conference and the JEC Composites Show meet in Paris again in 2010.

JEC show floor

Paris 2010: JEC Composites and SAMPE Europe Preview
JEC’s industry-leading trade exhibition and SAMPE Europe’s International Conference again shed light on composites in the City of Lights.

SEICO 09 at a Glance

SAMPE Europe/JEC Composites 2009 preview
SAMPE Europe’s 30th annual spring conclave and the nearby JEC Composites Show characterize the latest in material and process technologies.

Composite Fan Blade

2008 Farnborough Airshow Report
 This biennial aerospace showcase underscores the ascendancy of composites in airframes and jet engines.

Friction products: Carbon fiber stopping power
Low weight, thermal shock resistance, and extreme strength drive growth of carbon-reinforced friction products and materials in brake applications.

KC767A air intake scoop

Paris Air Show Report 2005
The 46th edition of the world's largest aircraft industry event provides a fitting showcase of composites industry gains.

AGATE Methodology Proves Its Worth
Increased availability, lower testing costs and shorter development times are among the program's achievements.

Product Categories of HITCO Carbon Composites Inc.

Materials
  • Reinforcements, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Other
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Other
    • C-glass
      • C-glass, Other
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Other
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Other
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Other
    • Ceramic
      • Ceramic, Other
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Other
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
    • Other unimpregnated reinforcement forms
      • Other, Other
  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Plain-weave
      • Aramid, Other
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Other
    • C-glass
      • C-glass, Plain-weave
      • C-glass, Other
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Plain-weave
      • Carbon, Other
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Other
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Other
    • Ceramic
      • Ceramic, Plain-weave
      • Ceramic, Other
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Plain-weave
      • E-Glass, Other
    • Metallized
      • Metallized, Plain-weave
      • Metallized, Other
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Plain-weave
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
    • Other unimpregnated fabrics
      • Other, Plain-weave
      • Other, Other
  • Preforms, unimpregnated
    • Carbon
    • Ceramic
    • E-Glass
  • Resin additives & modifiers
    • Ablatives
Fabricating services
  • Other fabricating services
  • Thermoset materials
    • Adhesive bonding
    • Autoclave cure
    • Automatic tape laying
    • Coating and painting
    • Compression molding
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Hand layup
    • Honeycomb structures
Composite Structures & Components
  • Armor, ceramic
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Ceramic matrix composites
  • Infrastructure, composite
  • Laminate panels, with core
  • Laminate sheets, solid
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Testing
    • Testing, materials
    • Testing, product
    • Testing, structural