Rock West Composites

Develops and manufactures composite products and assemblies for custom applications and online sales. Stock manufactured offerings include tubes, plates, raw materials and related accessories. Custom services include full design, engineering, tooling and production. 80,000 composite parts shipped last year.

1602 Precision Park Lane
San Diego, CA 92173 US

Additional Locations:
Ave. Valle del Sur #8822
Tijuana, BC 22637 MX

3392 West 8600 South
West Jordan, UT 84088 US


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Rock West Composites expands filament winding facility
Rock West Composites expands its operation with the acquisition of new winders and ovens, establishes filament winding center of excellence.

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Rock West Composites expands machining capability
The company’s new 5-axis CNC machine center has 5' x 10' x 4' of useable volume for working on large composite parts. 

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Rock West Composites expands filament winding operations
The company added new filament winders, a long-length oven, and additional manufacturing space.


Rock West Composites opens Tijuana facility
New facility includes production areas for manufacturing processes including resin infusion, bladder molding, roll wrapping, wet layup and precision composite assembly.


Rock West Composites opens Tijuana-based production facility
The new Tijuana, Mexico location’s production work will include resin infusion, bladder molding, roll wrapping, wet layup and precision composite assembly.

CAMX 2018 preview: Rock West Composites
Rock West Composites (West Jordan, UT, US; San Diego, CA, US) is emphasizing its focus on design, development and manufacture of composite products, components and assemblies for custom applications and online sales.

aquila drone

Drones: Composite UAVs take flight
First seen in defense applications, unpiloted aircraft development is surging in the commercial world, enabled by a host of new material, process and assembly technologies.

RWC deploys new custom-built filament winding machine
To meet growing market demand, Rock West Composites adds to its filament winding capability with investment in a six-spindle, four-axis winder.

New and newer at CAMX 2016
Airbus subsidiary for Industry 4.0 composites plus new products, processes and resources on display.

Product Categories of Rock West Composites

  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Benzoxazine
    • UV-curable
    • Vinyl ester
    • Other thermosets
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure
      • Epoxy, toughened
  • Fibers, inorganic
    • Ceramic
    • E-Glass
    • Other ceramic
    • Quartz
  • Fibers, organic
    • Aramid
    • Carbon, PAN-based
    • Carbon, pitch-based
    • Hybrid commingled fibers
    • Other organic fibers
  • Fibers/fiber forms, natural (bio-derived)
    • Hemp
  • Prepregs, thermoset
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, >12K tow
      • Epoxy, 3-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 6-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 12-inch tape
      • Epoxy, Other tape
      • Epoxy, Fabric
      • Epoxy, Mat
      • Epoxy, Other broadgoods
      • Epoxy, Roving
    • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, >12K tow
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, 3-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, 6-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, 12-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, 60-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Other tape
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Fabric
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Mat
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Other broadgoods
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Roving
    • Epoxy, toughened
      • Epoxy, toughened, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, toughened, >12K tow
      • Epoxy, toughened, 3-inch tape
      • Epoxy, toughened, 6-inch tape
      • Epoxy, toughened, 12-inch tape
      • Epoxy, toughened, 60-inch tape
      • Epoxy, toughened, Other tape
      • Epoxy, toughened, Fabric
      • Epoxy, toughened, Mat
      • Epoxy, toughened, Other broadgoods
      • Epoxy, toughened, Roving
  • Adhesives
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, Film
      • Epoxy, Foam
      • Epoxy, Paste
      • Epoxy, Solvent-based
      • Epoxy, Other
  • Core materials and flow media
    • Balsa
    • Flow media for resin infusion
    • Syntactic core, expanding
    • Syntactic core, nonexpanding
    • Other core materials
    • Foam core
      • Foam core, epoxy
      • Foam core, polyurethane
      • Foam core, other
Primary manufacturing equipment
  • Autoclaves, lab size
  • Bladder molding equipment (formerly pressure bag)
  • Casting equipment
  • Continuous laminating machines
  • Filament winding machines and software controls
  • Roll-forming machines
  • Roll-wrapping machines (not tables)
  • Spray booths
  • Spray guns
  • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding equipment (VARTM
Tools/tooling materials
  • Other tools/tooling materials
  • Tools
    • Prototype
    • RTM/resin infusion
    • Composite
      • Composite, carbon fiber/epoxy
      • Composite, fiberglass
      • Composite, prepreg
      • Composite, other
  • Mandrels
    • Mandrels, aluminum
    • Mandrels, inflatable
Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Supplies
    • Fasteners
      • Fasteners, composite
Fabricating services
  • Other fabricating services
  • Thermoset materials
    • Adhesive bonding
    • Coating and painting
    • Compression molding
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Filament winding
    • Hand layup
    • Honeycomb structures
    • Metal bonding
    • Moldmaking and patternmaking
    • Prototyping
    • Roll wrapping
    • Surface treatment
    • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
    • Welding and sealing
    • Other thermoset fabricating services
Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, aircraft interior
  • Aerospace, flight control surfaces
  • Aerospace, fuselage/wing
  • Aerospace, radomes
  • Automotive, body panels &amp; substructures
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Ceramic matrix composites
  • Flywheels, composite
  • Infrastructure, composite
  • Laminate panels, with core
  • Laminate sheets, solid
  • Profiles
  • Rods
  • Tubes
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Product design
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, process development
    • Consulting, structual design