Covestro LLC

An extensive line of polyurethane raw materials and systems for use in RIM, RRIM, SRIM, LFI, RTM, VARTM and pultrusion processes for producing composite parts. Technical and design services also available.

1 Covestro Cir.
Pittsburgh, PA 15205 US

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Continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastics data added to CAMPUS database
The new data, which will be released in October, is the result of an ongoing material standardization and characterization effort led by German reinforced plastics company AVK.

Covestro delivers first order of polyurethane resin for wind blades
Covestro’s polyurethane infusion resin was developed to help the wind power industry meet the growing demand for longer wind blade designs.

JEC World 2019 AZL award machining composites

AZL production system wins JEC Innovation Award
AZL’s UItra-Fast Consolidator Machine, winner of the JEC Innovation Award 2019 for Industry/Equipment, will be the subject of further research into commercialization of the machine.

honeycomb core

Covestro and EconCore collaborate on FST-optimized honeycomb core and panels
The collaboration aims to optimize the FST performance of honeycomb panels for public transportation applications, including railway and aerospace.

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Covestro highlights convergence of technology and composite materials at Consumer Electronics Show
Supplier of Maezio continuous fiber thermoplastic composites will host wearable tech and gaming accessories companies at CES 2019.

pultrusion

Pultrusion picks up speed in automotive applications
Pultrusion is one of the most cost-effective processes for manufacturing high-volume composite parts.

Fast manufacturing of tailored composite blanks
AZL and 12 partner companies have completed a research project to develop a new machine prototype allowing increased speed for manufacturing tailored composite blanks.

Covestro launches Maezio continuous fiber thermoplastics
Covestro (Leverkusen, Germany) has trademarked its continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composite materials as Maezio.

SPE ACCE

SPE ACCE 2018 preview
Mobility composites are expected to draw an international crowd to this annual Motor City gathering.

Pultruded composites market growing, says EPTA
The European Pultrusion Technology Association (EPTA, Frankfurt, Germany) has published an in-depth report on its highly successful 2018 conference, held in Vienna on March 1-2, 2018. The 12-page document, World Pultrusion Conference 2018: Attractive Long-Term Prospects for Pultruded Composites, is available to download from the EPTA website.

Haier Casarte TianXi air conditioner using CFRTP composites from Covestro

Continuous fiber thermoplastics are smart for world’s largest appliance manufacturer
Haier uses Covestro CFRTP in Casarte line of “smart” air conditioners

Competence Day Pultrusion

KraussMaffei presents continuous pultrusion system
More than 200 visitors witness presentations and the live debut at the KraussMaffei Competence Day Pultrusion.

Covestro to provide materials to “Sonnenwagen Aachen” team for solar race
The material manufacturer supports the development of a solar-powered electric car with material donations, technical service and as a gold sponsor.

Covestro’s research center in Shanghai, China

Covestro receives DNV GL certification for its polyurethane resin in China
The application of PU resin in the wind energy industry opens up a new realm of possibilities for this resin.

wind blades

Polyurethane’s processing speed, properties enable bigger blades
Decade-long development effort reaches key wind energy cost-reduction milestone using epoxy-besting infusion resin.

Cored glass/PU speakers, tabletops impress
Sandwich panels provide music, sound masking sans weight.

Covestro is working on housing for refugees in Germany
The model house in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany is made of self-supporting prefabricated elements with Covestro’s polyurethane core.

Jeff Sloan

Cooperating on new-generation ground transport
CompositesWorld's editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan shares his observations about the mixture of excitement and anxiety about the future of composite in the auto industry on display at the recent Thermoplastics Composites Conference for Automotive (TCCA), held in the Detroit suburb of Novi, MI, US.

Covestro kicking the tires on polycarbonates for automotive
Although development work has only just begun, the company's Makrolon polycarbonate, in a carbon fiber-reinforced composite, is proving highly impact resistant and offers a Class A surface.

Covestro helps produce Asia’s first rotor blade made from polyurethane
The 37.5m-long rotor blade was fabricated with a special polyurethane infusion resin from Covestro and glass fiber mats from Chongqing Polycomp International.

Ushering in a new era for windows … and more
Superlative stiffness and thermal efficiency could make this highly glass-filled pultruded polyurethane insert a construction industry go-to material of choice.

Product Categories of Covestro LLC

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoplastic
    • Polycarbonate
    • Polyurethane
  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Urethane
  • Core materials and flow media
    • Foam core
      • Foam core, polyurethane
  • Casting resins
    • Other casting resins
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Materials analysis
  • Product design