Coast Composites

An industry leader in the design and fabrication of aircraft tooling. The company specializes in composite and Invar layup molds used for the production of composite parts and aerostructures.

1395 S. Lyon St.
Santa Ana, CA 92705 US

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An Ascent Aeropsace Company

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Ascent Aerospace signs composite tooling contracts with Boeing, Airbus
Ascent to produce ‘largest-ever’ wing skin tool for Boeing 777X as well as produce a sixth set of wing skin molds for the Airbus A350 XWB.

Massive, bondline-free tooling block
A candidate for the biggest “bun” from high-density urethane foam?

Ascent Tooling Group ascends via innovation
The world’s largest metal and composite moldmaker has a new name and continues to make a name for itself in closer control of large-part dimensional tolerance.

Coast Composites, Odyssey Industries add machining capabilities for large molds
Coast Composites and Odyssey Industries each have recently acquired a Parpas America high-velocity 5-axis milling machine for aerospace mold manufacturing.

HPC's 20th Anniversary: Thanks to HPC’s charter advertisers
Every trade publication lives and dies by its advertisers, and those who had the gumption to ante up for HPC’s premier issue are listed here and those who are still with us (see page numbers below) are gratefully recognized with the HPC 20th Anniversary Medallion.

Coast Composites opens facility expansion
California-based Coast Composites has added 24,000-sq-ft to its facility, as well as a new 13-by-50-ft autoclave.

SAMPE 2011 Long Beach Product Showcase
Huge show, huge new product offerings … huge success.

Aeroindustryjobs: Jobs of the week, March 22, 2011
Aerospace job opportunities from Aeroindustryjobs.com at Eclipse Aviation, Coast Composites, HOS-Technik GmbH and Hexcel.

Aeroindustryjobs: Jobs of the week, Oct. 26, 2010
Aerospace job opportunities from Aeroindustryjobs.com at Aldila Composite Materials, Hexcel, Matrix Composites, AAR Composites and Coast Composites.

Orion re-entry system: Composites displace metal
World’s largest heat shield updates metal design with out-of-autoclave process.

People briefs -- HPC, July 2009
People news from Coast Composites, Lectra and Huntsman.

Product Categories of Coast Composites

Tools/tooling materials
  • Other tools/tooling materials
  • Tools
    • Graphite, monolithic
    • Hybrid materials
    • Integrally heated
    • Prototype
    • RTM/resin infusion
    • Resin injection
    • Composite
      • Composite, fiberglass
      • Composite, prepreg
      • Composite, other
    • Metal
      • Metal, aluminum
      • Metal, invar
      • Metal, steel
      • Metal, other
  • Mandrels
    • Mandrels, aluminum
    • Mandrels, segmented
    • Mandrels, steel
    • Mandrels, other
  • Tooling equipment, materials and supplies
    • Backup structures
    • Master pattern material, other
    • Monolithic graphite
    • Urethane
Fabricating services
  • Thermoplastic materials
    • Moldmaking and patternmaking
  • Thermoset materials
    • Moldmaking and patternmaking
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Inspection services