Sigmatex (UK) Ltd.

Develops and manufactures carbon fiber textiles for composite material applications. From global locations, the company supplies woven carbon fiber textiles including 3D, spread-tow, Innegra, recycled, unidirectional, multiaxial, and 2D-woven solutions across a broad spread of industries.

Manor Farm Road
Manor Park, Norton
Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 1TE GB

Additional Locations:
1 Sigmatex Way
Cameron, SC 29142 US

Bldg. Number 1, 65 Huan Dong Yi Lu
Fengjing Town, CN
+86 21 6735 5986

6001 Egret Ct.
Benicia, CA 94510 US
(707) 751-0573

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Composites UK reveals 2018 composites industry award winners
300 people from around the world gathered to celebrate the innovations of the UK composites industry and the people behind them.

Sigmatex receives Jaguar Land Rover award

Sigmatex wins Jaguar Land Rover Innovation Award
Sigmatex just received the JLR Innovation Award, presented on behalf of the Northern Automotive Alliance at their annual awards dinner on November 12, for its sigmaRF thermoplastic/carbon fiber hybrid material that can be press-formed into a finished product.

Turkish ferries built with Sigmatex carbon materials
A four-year supply agreement between Sigmatex (UK) Ltd. (Runcorn, UK)  and Özata Shipyard (Yalova, Turkey) has drawn to a successful completion after fabrication of 15 carbon fiber ferries.

Sigmatex achieves AS9100C certification at South Carolina facility
Sigmatex Carbon Textile Solutions Inc. (Orangeburg, SC, US) has attained accreditation to aerospace standard AS9100C.

Sigmatex and Hengrui agree to partner
Sigmatex (UK) Ltd. (Runcorn, UK) announced on July 5 the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with Hengrui Corp. (HRC, Hong Kong), a manufacturer of composite products with a strong focus on R&D.

Sigmatex signs supplier agreement with Embraer
Under the terms of the agreement, Sigmatex will supply its advanced multiaxial (NCF) carbon textile, sold under its sigmaMX range.

Recycled composite material
Sigmatex (Runcorn, UK) has developed a new carbon fiber composite material within its sigma RF product range.

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Fiber reinforcement forms
Fibers used to reinforce composites are supplied directly by fiber manufacturers and indirectly by converters in a number of different forms, which vary depending on the application. Here's a guide to what's available.

Bentley, Emerald Automotive and Nissan join composites lightweighting initiative
The three automotive OEMS are working with the UK Lightweighting Excellence Programme, which seeks to manufacture composite components in medium to high volumes.

Sigmatex awarded government funding
The carbon converter is part of a program to improve composite material adoption and lightweighting in the UK automotive sector, funded by AMSCI.

Fiber reinforcement forms (2015)
Fibers used to reinforce composites are supplied directly by fiber manufacturers and indirectly by converters in a number of different forms, which vary depending on the application. Here's a guide to what's available.

Recycled carbon fiber update: The supply side
Commercial recyclers aren’t alone in their pursuit of fiber reclamation. Textile converters have joined the effort.

Recycled carbon fiber update: Closing the CFRP lifecycle loop
Commercial production of recycled carbon fiber currently outpaces applications for it, but materials characterization and new technology demonstrations promise to close the gap.

Sigmatex CEO discusses new planned U.S. facility
South Carolina plant will open in 2015 and offer expansion up to 450,000 sq-ft for growth in aerospace and automotive composites.

JEC Americas 2014 Review
Composites industry exhibitors at this combined show emphasized the textile side of the fiber/resin mix and touted process automation.

Carbon Fiber 2013 Conference Report
Opportunities knock in Knoxville: CF 2013 featured nearly 30 speakers and almost 300 attendees, representing a wide range of participating industry, government and academic organizations.

Cutting the cost of integrated composite aerostructures
A unitized all-composite aircraft door concept is realized in one shot with no fasteners.

2013 JEC Europe new product showcase
The JEC Europe 2013 trade show (March 12-14, at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France) was the venue for introductions of a large number of new composite materials, technologies and manufacturing processes. Here's the HPC editorial staff's compilation of what was on display.

JEC Europe 2013 new product showcase
The JEC Europe 2013 trade show (March 12-14, at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France) was the venue for introductions of a large number of new composite materials, technologies and manufacturing processes. Here's the CT editorial staff's compilation of what was on display.

3-D woven reinforcements update
Suppliers make progress toward reinforcement preforms that exhibit comparable properties in the x, y and z axes.

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.

Product Categories of Sigmatex (UK) Ltd.

Materials
  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Multiaxial
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Other
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Carbon, 5-harness
      • Carbon, 8-harness
      • Carbon, Basket-weave
      • Carbon, Multiaxial
      • Carbon, Plain-weave
      • Carbon, Spread-tow fabric
      • Carbon, Spread-tow tape
      • Carbon, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Carbon, Twill
      • Carbon, Other
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, 5-harness
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, 8-harness
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Basket-weave
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Multiaxial
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Twill
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Other
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, 5-harness
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, 8-harness
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Basket-weave
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Multiaxial
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Twill
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Other
    • Ceramic
      • Ceramic, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Ceramic, 5-harness
      • Ceramic, 8-harness
      • Ceramic, Basket-weave
      • Ceramic, Multiaxial
      • Ceramic, Plain-weave
      • Ceramic, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Ceramic, Twill
      • Ceramic, Other
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Other
    • Metallized
      • Metallized, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Metallized, 5-harness
      • Metallized, 8-harness
      • Metallized, Basket-weave
      • Metallized, Multiaxial
      • Metallized, Plain-weave
      • Metallized, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Metallized, Twill
      • Metallized, 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), 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, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Other, 5-harness
      • Other, 8-harness
      • Other, Basket-weave
      • Other, Multiaxial
      • Other, Plain-weave
      • Other, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Other, Twill
      • Other, Other
Fiber converting/prepreg manufacturing equipment
  • Looms for advanced fibers
  • Impregnation lines
    • Impregnation lines, powder