CTS Composites Inc.

Fabricates tooling for composites. Capabilities include tool engineering, very large, precision 5-axis CNC machining; composite mold fabrication; trim and drill jigs; dispensable modeling paste, and a direct-to-mold prototype system with autoclave capabilities.

6800 Columbus Rd.
Mississauga, ON L5T 2G1 CA

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Product Categories of CTS Composites Inc.

Tools/tooling materials
  • Other tools/tooling materials
  • Tools
    • Cast
    • Graphite, monolithic
    • Hybrid materials
    • Integrally heated
    • Prototype
    • Prototype, plaster
    • RTM/resin infusion
    • Composite
      • Composite, carbon fiber/epoxy
      • Composite, fiberglass
      • Composite, prepreg
      • Composite, other
    • Metal
      • Metal, aluminum
      • Metal, invar
      • Metal, steel
      • Metal, other
  • Mandrels
    • Mandrels, aluminum
    • Mandrels, inflatable
    • Mandrels, steel
    • Mandrels, other
  • Tooling equipment, materials and supplies
    • Backup structures
    • Ceramic/ceramic powder
    • Expendable materials
    • Flexible mold materials
    • Master pattern material, polymeric
    • Master pattern material, other
    • Monolithic graphite
    • Tooling prepreg
Fabricating services
  • Thermoplastic materials
    • Autoclave cure
    • Compression molding
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Electron-beam curing
    • Fiber placement
    • Filament winding
    • Hand layup
    • Honeycomb structures
    • Moldmaking and patternmaking
    • Prototyping
    • Reaction injection molding (RIM)
    • Resin transfer molding (RTM)
    • Structural reaction injection molding (SRIM)
    • Vacuum forming
    • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
    • Other thermoplastics fabricating services
  • Thermoset materials
    • Autoclave cure
    • Compression molding
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Electron-beam curing
    • Hand layup
    • Moldmaking and patternmaking
    • Prototyping
    • Reaction injection molding (RIM)
    • Resin transfer molding (RTM)
    • Rotational molding
    • Structural reaction injection molding (SRIM)
    • Vacuum forming
    • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
    • Other thermoset fabricating services
Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, aircraft interior
  • Aerospace, flight control surfaces
  • Aerospace, fuselage/wing
  • Aerospace, radomes
  • Armor, composite
  • Automotive, body panels & substructures
  • Automotive, interior (seats, IPCs, floor panels, etc.)
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Ceramic matrix composites
  • Flywheels, composite
  • Infrastructure, composite
  • Laminate panels, with core
  • Marine, boat (hulls, decks, bulkheads, etc.)
  • Marine, docks/pilings
  • Marine, other
  • Metal matrix composites
  • Pressure vessels
  • Other composite structures
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Inspection services
  • Product design
  • Repair services, composites