Ballard Material Products Inc.

Manufactures trademarked AvCarb carbon-fiber products, spun staple fabrics and paper for automotive, electro-chemical, fuel-cell, and friction applications. Spun staple carbon fabrics are ideal for the manufacture of carbon/carbon composites that require high interlaminar shear strength, flexibility, and complex shapes.

9000 Glenlyon Pkwy.
Burnaby, BC V5J 5J8 CA

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Ballard Power Systems Inc.

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Composites for every powertrain
CT columnist Dale Brosius, the head of his own consulting company and the president of Dayton, Ohio-based Quickstep Composites, the U.S. subsidiary of Australia-based Quickstep Technologies (Bankstown Airport, New South Wales), comments on the role composites have played as the automotive powertrain has evolved.

Product Categories of Ballard Material Products Inc.

Materials
  • Fibers, metallized
  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure
  • Fibers, inorganic
    • Boron
    • Silicon carbide
  • Fibers, organic
    • Carbon, PAN-based
    • Carbon, pitch-based
  • 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
    • Hybrid fiber
    • Quartz
    • Other preforms
  • Prepregs, thermoplastic
    • Tape
  • Coatings and sizings
    • Protective
Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Composite repair equipment
    • Repair kits and equipment
Fabricating services
  • Thermoplastic materials
    • Autoclave cure
    • Compression molding
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Hand layup
  • Thermoset materials
    • Autoclave cure
    • Compression molding
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Hand layup
Composite Structures & Components
  • Armor, ceramic
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Ceramic matrix composites
  • Metal matrix composites