DIAB Americas LP

Global supplier of core materials and technologies as well as sandwich composite solutions. Offers a comprehensive product line, including Divinycell, ProBalsa and Divilette. Services include kitting, engineering, training and infusion.

315 Seahawk Dr.
DeSoto, TX 75115 US

Additional Locations:

Laholm, SE
+46 (0) 430 1630 0


Guayaquil, EC
+593 436 0788

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As Seen In CompositesWorld

Diab Americas triples processing capacity of advanced foam cores
The company is tripling the chamber capacity of its Divinycell HT and Divinycell HP product line.

Aviation’s big US show: Oshkosh 2017 highlights
The 2017 edition of the Experimental Aircraft Assn.’s (EAA) AirVenture airshow event, held in Oshkosh, WI, US, from July 24 – 30, was another blockbuster.

Lightweighting speed into CNC machining
Drawing on a long history in composites manufacturing and CNC machining, this innovator turns to carbon fiber composites to reduce gantry component weight and increase shaping efficiency.

Student-built composites-intensive car breaks racing record
In the competition that took place in Lincoln, Neb., in the summer of 2016, Penn Electric Racing broke a US FSAE record.

Oshkosh’s AirVenture 2016 included a big infusion event
The big annual airshow featured the on-site infusion of complete aircraft fuselages for two kit aircraft.

Oshkosh “Fly-In” preview: Multi-day infusion demo
Visitors to the Experimental Aircraft Assn.’s (EAA) AirVenture 2016 (July 25-31) will have the opportunity to attend a reprise of last year’s multi-day infusion processing demo, again sponsored by Innegra Technologies (Greenville, SC, US).

Composite stars brighten the holidays
Light, durable design pleases eyes and budget.

Back-country boating: Carbon fiber ultra-lightens Adirondack pack canoe
Placid Boatworks (Lake Placid, NY, US) makes modern composite versions of classic, but relatively heavy, Adirondack pack canoes, using vacuum-infused carbon fiber. Here's how.

Buoyant buildings: Modular design relies on cored composites
Arquitectura en el Agua’s (AEEA, Santa Cruz, Tenerife, Canary Islands) architects and engineers convert for metal to composites for their floating modular structures for marinas, harbors, restaurants, hotels and leisure centers.

Public transit: Modular composites update Sao Paulo ferries
When the Brazilian state of São Paulo, through its state-controlled company DERSA, funded new composite superstructures for 12 existing car ferries, Barracuda Advanced Composites (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) specified materials and engineered the new design.

Why are suppliers morphing into fabricators?
CT managing editor Mike Musselman asks the question and examines the forces at work to make it a compelling trend. Part I of II.

Sportfishing yacht: Infusion optimized
This well-loved deepsea fishing brand has moved from Miami to a new facility, and to a state-of-the-art resin-infused laminate for its Bertram 64.

High-Performance Composites for Aircraft Interiors conference review
Colocated with Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas, CompositesWorld’s HPC4ACI event focused on new material and processing trends that could drive more composites inside the aircraft.

The markets: Oil and gas (2014)
Composites are recognized as an enabling technology in deepwater drilling scenarios, because the materials are able to stand up to the harsh subsea environment while delivering lower overall system weight.

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Bus station pavilion: A marriage of design and manufacture
Architectural design studio and boatbuilder cooperate to make this passenger terminal "first" a first-class showpiece.

IBEX 2013 Show Review
Evidence of a marine industry rebound and a trend toward supplier M&A as the world’s largest boatbuilding trade show looks ahead to smoother sailing … and Tampa.

DIAB Launches Online Core Selection Guide
The Laholm, Sweden- and DeSoto, Texas-based core materials manufacturer has developed the tool to help customers quickly and easily narrow down their choices to those best suited to their applications.

Aiming infusion at the application
With so many process variables to play with, how do you know which new solutions that promise better, faster infusion are right for your application?

Core material source launches new website
The DIAB Group's reworked site features a new user interface that enables users to more quickly access information about the company's products and services.

DIAB Inc. to restructure its U.S. operation
Changes will affect PVC foam and kit manufacturing at the facility in Desoto, Texas. DIAB sales and technical services and the Composites Consulting Group will remain intact, and Divinycell F production will continue.

Product Categories of DIAB Americas LP

Materials
  • Adhesives
    • Other
      • Other, Paste
  • Core materials and flow media
    • Balsa
    • Syntactic core, nonexpanding
    • Foam core
      • Foam core, PET (polyethylene terephthalate) foam
      • Foam core, PVC
      • Foam core, other
Tools/tooling materials
  • Tools
    • RTM/resin infusion
Fabricating services
  • Thermoplastic materials
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Hand layup
    • Moldmaking and patternmaking
    • Prototyping
    • Resin transfer molding (RTM)
    • Vacuum forming
    • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
  • Thermoset materials
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Prototyping
    • Resin transfer molding (RTM)
    • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
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.)
  • Automotive, underhood
  • Infrastructure, composite
  • Laminate panels, with core
  • Marine, boat (hulls, decks, bulkheads, etc.)
  • Marine, other
  • Pressure vessels
  • Profiles
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Architectural design
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Education/Training
  • Finite element modeling/analysis (FEM/FEA)
  • Inspection services
  • Materials analysis
  • Product design
  • Waste management
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, materials
    • Consulting, process development
  • Testing
    • Testing, materials
    • Testing, product
    • Testing, structural