Gurit UK

High-tech laboratories, prototyping department and production facilities for products that include SPRINT, prepreg materials, infusion resins, structural adhesives, laminating resins and gel coats.

St. Cross Business Park
Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5WU GB

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Gurit Holding AG

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As Seen In CompositesWorld

Composites Pavilion at AIA 2018
New composite products for architecture/construction and student designs innovate how composites can be used.

UberAIR eVTOL

General aviation: Reconceiving the personal plane
Enabled by FAA rule changes, small plane manufacturers today are moving beyond the private “pleasure” craft to cutting-edge technologies engineered to offer an affordable means to avoid urban gridlock.

Gurit to produce carbon composite exterior body panels
Gurit (Wattwil, Switzerland) announced on October 16 that it has won a contract for the production and supply of carbon fiber composite exterior car body panels from an Italian premium automotive OEM. Total value of the new five-year contract is approximately 8.5 million CHF ($8.72 million USD). 

Graphene and CNTs: Commercialization after the hype
Graphene and CNT applications within the advanced composites sector are still at a relatively early stage of the commercialization process, but as the availability of materials or dispersions of consistent quality has increased, a number of composite materials and components are starting to incorporate these nanomaterials.

Gurit completes acquisition of PH Windsolutions
The acquisition is to further strengthen the Gurit Tooling technology position, addressable customer base as well as market presence and service capability worldwide.

Gurit signs licensing agreement for Armacell’s ArmaFORM PET GR technology
As part of the contract, Gurit will be granted a global license for the patented ArmaFORM PET GR technology from Armacell until the expiry of the patent rights for an undisclosed license fee.

Gurit wins contract for exterior body panels from Italian car maker
As part of the contract, Gurit will supply carbon fiber-based hoods and additional exterior body panels.

Gurit acquires wind blade mold automation provider PH Windsolutions
Gurit intends to integrate the acquired business activities into its tooling business unit.

Gurit buys BASF PET business
This acquisition will strengthen Gurit's structural core material product range and add a sizeable European-based PET production capacity to the company's existing PET operations in China.

UV-curing grows composites market share
Established and flourishing in the underground pipe relining arena, UV-curable resins are finding new applications in other out-of-the-way places.

Gurit provides full structural design for new Qatar Coastguard boats
Gurit also undertook finite element analysis on the composite waterjet for the 48m vessel to ensure that the intake avoids the natural frequencies from the waterjet’s impeller.

Gurit to open wind blade mold facility in Europe
The start of production in Szczecin, Poland is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2016.

VABO Composites: Dutch innovator excels in diverse applications
From yacht masts and ship doors to front loader buckets and architectural projects, VABO uses resin infusion and ingenuity to push composites forward vs. metals.

Gurit Tooling, Barracuda Advanced Composites team up
The cooperation aims to serve the Brazilian wind energy tooling market.

Structural adhesives, Part I: Industrial
Today’s myriad chemistry options enable formulators to tailor adhesives to customers' exact application requirements.

The composites super cycle — are we still living the dream?
Predicted before the 2008 recessionary crash, the super cycle’s foundations were to be built on an increasing use of composites in aircraft. How did it play out?

Recycled carbon fiber proves its potential for aircraft interiors
An Airbus-led team characterizes RCF veils and shows their ability to best glass fiber composite sidewalls in cost, weight and surface finish.

The markets: Civil infrastructure (2017)
Aging infrastructure offers a potentially huge market for composite materials but civil projects are publicly owned, subject to regulatory oversight and, therefore, decision makers are change-resistant and decisions are, in part, cost-driven. Composites nevertheless continue to make headway.

Gurit to expand its balsa wood production
This expansion is due to the ongoing market demand for balsa wood.

Volvo 65: Identical and optimal composite spars and rigging
“One design” concept takes the boat out of the yacht-racing equation, pitting teams against the wind, sea … and each other.

Product Categories of Gurit UK

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Bismaleimide (BMI)
    • Cyanate ester
    • Phenolic
    • Vinyl ester
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure
      • Epoxy, toughened
    • Unsaturated polyester
      • Unsaturated polyester, bisphenol A fumerate
      • Unsaturated polyester, fire-retardant
      • Unsaturated polyester, isophthalic
      • Unsaturated polyester, orthophthalic
      • Unsaturated polyester, terephthalic
  • Prepregs, thermoset
    • Bismaleimide
      • Bismaleimide, >12K tow
      • Bismaleimide, 3-inch tape
      • Bismaleimide, 6-inch tape
      • Bismaleimide, 12-inch tape
      • Bismaleimide, 60-inch tape
      • Bismaleimide, Other tape
      • Bismaleimide, Fabric
      • Bismaleimide, Mat
      • Bismaleimide, Other broadgoods
      • Bismaleimide, Roving
    • Cyanate ester
      • Cyanate ester, <12K tow
      • Cyanate ester, >12K tow
      • Cyanate ester, 3-inch tape
      • Cyanate ester, 6-inch tape
      • Cyanate ester, 12-inch tape
      • Cyanate ester, 60-inch tape
      • Cyanate ester, Other tape
      • Cyanate ester, Fabric
      • Cyanate ester, Mat
      • Cyanate ester, Other broadgoods
      • Cyanate ester, Roving
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, >12K tow
      • Epoxy, 3-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 6-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 12-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 60-inch tape
      • Epoxy, Other tape
      • Epoxy, Fabric
      • Epoxy, Mat
      • Epoxy, Other broadgoods
      • Epoxy, Roving
    • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, >12K tow
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, 3-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, 6-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, 12-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, 60-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Other tape
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Fabric
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Mat
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Other broadgoods
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Roving
    • Epoxy, 350 F cure
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, >12K tow
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, 3-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, 6-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, 12-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, 60-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, Other tape
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, Fabric
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, Mat
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, Other broadgoods
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, Roving
    • Epoxy, toughened
      • Epoxy, toughened, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, toughened, >12K tow
      • Epoxy, toughened, 3-inch tape
      • Epoxy, toughened, 6-inch tape
      • Epoxy, toughened, 12-inch tape
      • Epoxy, toughened, 60-inch tape
      • Epoxy, toughened, Other tape
      • Epoxy, toughened, Fabric
      • Epoxy, toughened, Mat
      • Epoxy, toughened, Other broadgoods
      • Epoxy, toughened, Roving
    • Phenolic
      • Phenolic, <12K tow
      • Phenolic, >12K tow
      • Phenolic, 3-inch tape
      • Phenolic, 6-inch tape
      • Phenolic, 12-inch tape
      • Phenolic, 60-inch tape
      • Phenolic, Other tape
      • Phenolic, Fabric
      • Phenolic, Mat
      • Phenolic, Other broadgoods
      • Phenolic, Roving
    • Polyester, unsaturated
      • Polyester, unsaturated, <12K tow
      • Polyester, unsaturated, >12K tow
      • Polyester, unsaturated, 3-inch tape
      • Polyester, unsaturated, 6-inch tape
      • Polyester, unsaturated, 12-inch tape
      • Polyester, unsaturated, 60-inch tape
      • Polyester, unsaturated, Other tape
      • Polyester, unsaturated, Fabric
      • Polyester, unsaturated, Mat
      • Polyester, unsaturated, Other broadgoods
      • Polyester, unsaturated, Roving
    • Polyimide
      • Polyimide, <12K tow
      • Polyimide, >12K tow
      • Polyimide, 3-inch tape
      • Polyimide, 6-inch tape
      • Polyimide, 12-inch tape
      • Polyimide, 60-inch tape
      • Polyimide, Other tape
      • Polyimide, Fabric
      • Polyimide, Mat
      • Polyimide, Other broadgoods
      • Polyimide, Roving
    • Vinyl ester
      • Vinyl ester, <12K tow
      • Vinyl ester, >12K tow
      • Vinyl ester, 3-inch tape
      • Vinyl ester, 6-inch tape
      • Vinyl ester, 12-inch tape
      • Vinyl ester, 60-inch tape
      • Vinyl ester, Other tape
      • Vinyl ester, Fabric
      • Vinyl ester, Mat
      • Vinyl ester, Other broadgoods
      • Vinyl ester, Roving
    • Other
      • Other, <12K tow
      • Other, >12K tow
      • Other, 3-inch tape
      • Other, 6-inch tape
      • Other, 12-inch tape
      • Other, 60-inch tape
      • Other, Other tape
      • Other, Fabric
      • Other, Mat
      • Other, Other broadgoods
      • Other, Roving
  • Core materials and flow media
    • Foam core
      • Foam core, epoxy
  • Gel coats
    • Anti-fouling
    • Chemical-/corrosion-resistant
    • Fire-retardant
    • General-purpose
    • Marine
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Materials analysis
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, materials
  • Testing
    • Testing, materials