Technical Fibre Products Inc.

Offers a broad range of high-quality, advanced nonwovens for markets that include aerospace, defense, automotive, energy and construction. Specializes in creating custom material solutions for composites, designed and optimized to meet customer specific requirements.

679 Mariaville Rd.
Schenectady, NY 12306 US

Additional Locations:
Technical Fibre Products Ltd. Burneside Mills
Kendal, LA9 6PZ GB
44 1539 818 220

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Optiveil & Optimat for Advanced Composites

TFP’s OPTIVEIL® and OPTIMAT® ranges have been specifically designed for composites.

Typical Applications

Find out about some of the typical applications for our products in advanced composites: High quality surface finish – OPTIVEIL® and OPTIMAT® nonwovens provide a high quality, resin rich surface finish to a composite part.

Tecnofire Fire Protection

TECNOFIRE® is a unique range of intumescent materials, providing the ideal solution for passive fire protection.

As Seen In CompositesWorld

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) nonwovens, JEC World 2

JEC World 2019 preview: Technical Fibre Products
Technical Fibre Products (TFP, Burneside, U.K., 5/P32) is launching its range of next-generation surfacing and adhesive support veils, designed to offer superior flexibility and surface smoothness, and to supplement the company’s current Optiveil materials.

BBVA headquarters use composite sun panels made with Scott Bader Crestapol 1212 resin

Developing fire-resistant resins for composites
Ashland, Polynt-Reichhold and Scott Bader discuss chemistries, applications and future developments for FR composites.

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.

advanced nonwovens

TFP announces plans for expansion
Technical Fibre Products has announced a capacity increase to meet increasing demand for advanced nonwovens across all markets.

TFP nonwovens for surface finishing.

CAMX 2018 preview: TFP
TFP (Schenectady, NY, US) is emphasizing its nonwovens for composites surface finishing for industries including aerospace, automotive and sporting goods.

CCM Hockey stick

TFP nonwovens used in CCM Hockey sticks
Technical Fibre Products announced that their lightweight nonwovens play a key part in enhancing the composite fabrication of the next generation of CCM Hockey sticks.

Technical Fibre Products' Optiveil nonwoven.

JEC World 2018 preview: Technical Fibre Products
Technical Fibre Products is featuring its Optiveil nonwovens, designed to deliver a high-quality surface finish.

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Webinar: Nonwovens for fire protection
CompositesWorld is presenting a free TFP-sponsored webinar on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. EST titled, “Enhancing Composite Fire Protection Using Advanced Nonwovens.”

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Webinar: Fire protection with nonwovens
CompositesWorld is presenting a free Technical Fibre Products-sponsored webinar on Jan. 31 at 2:00 p.m. ET titled, “Enhancing Composite Fire Protection Using Advanced Nonwovens.”

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Tods Aerospace finalist for materials innovation award
UK-based Tods Aerospace has collaborated with Technical Fibre Products (TFP) to develop a nonwoven veil for static dissipation applications.

Technical Fibre Products nonwoven.

CAMX 2017 preview: Technical Fibre Products
Technical Fibre Products (TFP, Schenectady, NY, US) is exhibiting new nonwoven materials.

The carbon fiber reclaimed from waste.

Composites recycling: Gaining traction
Recycling of carbon fiber, glass fiber and — at last — resins, is growing as new players enter the space.

Technical Fibre Products joins IACMI
TFP has more than 30 years of experience in designing and manufacturing technical nonwoven materials for advanced composites and membership of IACMI highlights the company’s continued commitment to growing business in this area.

JEC World 2017 exhibit preview
JEC World will be held March 14-16 in Paris. CW previews some of the products and technologies that will be at the show.

Webinar: Nonwovens in composites
CompositesWorld is presenting a free webinar on Nov. 22 at 2:00 p.m. EST, sponsored by Technical Fibre Products (TFP) and titled "Learn how to Enhance the Performance, Properties and Production of Composite Structures using Nonwovens."

CAMX 2016 preview: Technical Fibre Products
Technical Fibre Products (TFP, Schenectady, NY, US) will exhibit its line of nonwovens.

carbon fiber

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.

JEC World 2016 exhibition and product previews
JEC World 2016 will be held in Paris March 8-10. These are some of the products that will be found at the show.

Technical Fibre Products opens new production line
The new nonwovens production line, based on the company's wet-laid technology, doubles TFP's production capacity and represents a significant expansion investment.

JEC Europe 2015: Product and exhibit previews
The world's largest composites trade show, JEC Europe, is coming up next week, March 10-12 in Paris, France. CW received from some exhibitors a preview of the products and technologies that they will have on exhibit at the show.

Product Categories of Technical Fibre Products Inc.

Materials
  • Fibers, metallized
  • Matrix materials, other
    • Ceramic
    • Metallic
  • Fibers, inorganic
    • Other inorganic fibers
  • Reinforcements, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Surfacing veil
      • Aramid, Other
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Surfacing veil
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Other
    • Basalt
      • Basalt, Surfacing veil
      • Basalt, Other
    • C-glass
      • C-glass, Surfacing veil
      • C-glass, Other
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Surfacing veil
      • Carbon, Other
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Surfacing veil
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Other
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Surfacing veil
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Other
    • Ceramic
      • Ceramic, Surfacing veil
      • Ceramic, Other
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Surfacing veil
      • E-Glass, Other
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Surfacing veil
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
    • Other unimpregnated reinforcement forms
      • Other, Surfacing veil
      • Other, Other
  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Aramid, Other
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Other
    • Basalt
      • Basalt, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Basalt, Other
    • C-glass
      • C-glass, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • C-glass, Other
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Carbon, Other
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Other
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Other
    • Ceramic
      • Ceramic, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Ceramic, Other
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • E-Glass, Other
    • Metallized
      • Metallized, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Metallized, Other
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
    • Other unimpregnated fabrics
      • Other, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Other, Other
  • Preforms, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
    • Carbon
    • Ceramic
    • E-Glass
    • Hybrid fiber
    • Quartz
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
    • Other preforms
  • Prepregs, thermoplastic
    • Fabric
    • Mat
    • Tape
  • Coatings and sizings
    • Conductive
    • Decorative
    • Electrostatic
    • Flame retardant
    • Protective
  • Resin additives & modifiers
    • Colorant, pigments
    • Conductive fillers
    • Flame/smoke-suppressant additives
    • Toughening agents
    • Other additives/modifiers
Composite Structures & Components
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Infrastructure, composite
  • Laminate sheets, solid
  • Metal matrix composites