Graco Inc.

Gel coating equipment, chop and wet-out systems and equipment for RTM, LRTM. For advanced composites, the company offers resin pumping and metering solutions that speed production while reducing material and labor costs.

8400 Port Jackson Ave. NW
North Canton, OH 44720 US

Additional Locations:
88 - 11th Ave. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413 US
(612) 623-6000

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As Seen In CompositesWorld

FRP chop gun
Graco (North Canton, OH, US) has launched its RS chop gun for the flexible and precise application of fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) in the marine and other markets.

CAMX 2014 exhibit previews, part 2
With CAMX 2014 less than a week away (Oct. 13-16, Orlando, Fla.), CompositesWorld offers a final glimpse of some of the products, technologies and services that you will find in booths in the Exhibit Hall. During the show, we'll keep you informed and up-to-date with the CAMX Show Daily, which will be distributed Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at the show. Safe travels to Orlando and we look forward to seeing you at the conference and trade show.

Sprayer for gel coat and chop
MCC Equipment and Service Center introduces the new Graco RS resin spray gun for gel coat and chop applications.

Chop gun
Graco has launched the Graco RS, its new chop gun for composites applications that features what is said to be an industry-first blade cartridge that can be removed and replaced in less than a minute on the production line.

Two-component material dispenser
Graco has introduced the HFR Metering System, a hydraulic, fixed-ratio, in-plant material-dispensing machine that handles two-component materials, including polyurethane foams, polyurethane elastomers, epoxies, silicones and polyureas.

McClean Anderson's Tabletop Filament Winding Machine

COMPOSITESWORLD EXPO Showcase
The inaugural COMPOSITESWORLD Expo Conference and Exhibition draws participants from all segments of the industry, including many new faces.

Biz Brief: Graco buys Glascraft
Graco Inc. (Minneapolis, Minn.) has completed its $35 million (USD) acquisition of Cohesant Technologies Inc.’s GlasCraft Inc. (Indianapolis, Ind.) subsidiary. GlasCraft developed the first spray system for the composites manufacturing industry nearly 45 years ago and today manufactures and sells solutions for open-

Cohesant to Sell GlasCraft Subsidiary - 2/1/2008
Cohesant Technologies Inc. (Indianapolis, Ind.) has entered into a definitive agreement in which Graco Inc. (Minneapolis, Minn.) will acquire Cohesant’s GlasCraft Inc. subsidiary, also based in Indianapolis. The total transaction value is $35 million (USD). GlasCraft developed the first spray system for composites

Formula dispensing gun

Dispensing gun - 10/1/2005
GlasCraft Inc. (Indianapolis, Ind.) has introduced its new Formula dispensing gun, specifically designed for applications that require vinyl ester and polyester formulations. It has a more powerful, patented double air piston and special hardened valves that allow for easy and reliable dispensing of heavy filled

INDy gun

Meter, Mix Dispense Update
New technologies are improving accuracy, ease of use and repeatability while moving toward automation.

Product Categories of Graco Inc.

Primary manufacturing equipment
  • Casting equipment
  • Flow-coating equipment
  • Foam application equipment
  • Reaction injection molding equipment (RIM, RRIM, SRIM)
  • Resin transfer molding equipment (RTM)
  • Spray guns
Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Auxiliary processing equipment
    • Adhesive applicators
    • Bonding equipment
    • Choppers
    • Metering/dispensing equipment
    • Mixers
    • Resin wetout equipment, pultrusion and filament winding
Fiber converting/prepreg manufacturing equipment
  • Metering/dispensing equipment