Gurit UK

High-tech laboratories, prototyping department and production facilities for products that include 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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Gurit to close its automotive production site in Hungary mid-2020
Gurit says it was unsuccessful locating a buyer for the company, and will work with customers and affected staff during the process of closing the plant.

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Gurit to expand German aerospace prepreg facility and close Switzerland facility
Gurit intends to concentrate its aerospace activity in Kassel and stop production at its Zullwil plant in the second half of 2021. 

Into the Hyperloop
The role of composites in the fifth mode of transport.

carbon fiber reinforced rail bogie prototype

Recycled carbon fiber on the rails
Aiming to increase the cost-weight viability of carbon fiber-reinforced composite structural components in railway vehicles, a prototype rail bogie prominently features recycled carbon fiber.

Gurit announces wind market supply contracts
The company has secured supply contracts for core materials with two world leading wind OEMs.

PET recycling

Gurit acquires Valplastic PET recycling operation
Gurit will acquire PET recycling production facilities from Valplastic S.r.l., with the goal of securing access to raw material supplies for its PET core products.

Vabo Composites carbon fiber epoxy canopy for megayacht

Composite radar masts assembled for megayachts
Vabo Composites designs, builds and assembles 10m-tall composite radar masts, improving weight, stability and performance for modern megayachts.

composites

Gurit to divest composites components business
Gurit has decided to restructure its composite components business and has begun a divestment process for business unit.

SCIGRIP

People in Composites – November 2018
CW’s monthly roundup of people news in the composites industry.

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Gurit expands Ampreg wet laminating product line
The product line is designed for the manufacture of large composite structures in the marine, wind and construction industries.

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.

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.

uniform-sized 463L pallet

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.

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.

structural adhesives

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.

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.

Classic Reflections Coachworks: Tacoma, WA, US
They didn’t invent the wheel, but they take pride in reinventing — via high-quality CFRP and precision manufacturing — newer-model Corvettes with exteriors inspired by iconic Corvette stylings from this classic’s early days.

Super "skinny" water skiff
Hell’s Bay Boatworks’ (Titusville, FL, US) latest design for a sportfishing customer does an unprecedented job of shaving weight and boosting toughness of flatboats for shallow-water operation.

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