HEATCON Composite Systems

480 Andover Park E
Seattle , WA 98188-7610 US


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About Us

HEATCON Composite Systems has been involved in the support of advanced composite repairs since 1981.

As Seen In CompositesWorld

Off-the-shelf environmental control for part repair

Off-the-shelf environmental control for part repair
Through an agreement with Cornerstone Research Group, Heatcon Inc. is offering Deployable Isolation Repair Technology (DIRT Bag) products.

composite repair

Heatcon Composite Systems introduces new composite repair technology
The HCS9400-02 Smart Susceptor is said to improve thermal uniformity and ensure that composite materials are properly cured and repaired. 

CAMX 2018: Second look, more new developments
Curved pultrusion for automotive, Smart Susceptors for primary structure repairs and Huntsman advances leaf springs for trucks, carbon wheels for automotive, “thin-ply” ailerons with Airbus and Nanocomp Technologies.


HEATCON to partner with Solvay, expand composite material offerings
The partnership focuses on a variety of consumable products used during the repair process of aircraft composite parts.

HEATCON HCS9400-02 induction heating technology for composite repair.

CAMX 2018 preview: HEATCON Composite Systems
HEATCON Composite Systems (Seattle, WA, US) is introducing HCS9400-02 Smart Susceptor technology, which uses indirect inductive heating to help provide thermal uniformity in composite repair operations. 

HCS9320E 20-channel thermocouple expansion system.

HEATCON offers hot bonder thermocouple expansion
HEATCON Composite Systems (Seattle, WA, US) has developed the HCS9300E Series thermocouple expansion expansion unit, which expands thermocouple channels from the 20 built in on the HCS9200B Hot Bonder to 40 or 60 channels.

Touch screen hot bonder HEATCON

CAMX 2017 preview: HEATCON Composite Systems
HEATCON Composite Systems (Seattle, WA, US) is featuring its full line of hot bonders, heat blankets, repair tools and systems, prepregs, resins, honeycomb and bagging materials.

SAMPE 2010 Seattle Showcase
SAMPE’s first-ever foray into Boeing Country wrapped up with the M&P organization’s biggest draw this decade.

Plane on ground

In-situ composite repair builds on basics
For on-aircraft repair, demand is on the rise for specialized composites training and expertise.

SAMPE exhibitors in Long Beach

SAMPE 2005 Product Showcase
SAMPE's U.S. Symposium and Exhibition highlights technological innovation and market expansion.

F-16 tail fin repair

The craft of aircraft repair
As the use of composites on commercial and military aircraft grows, repair facilities seek more science in what remains a primarily manual art.

Upper skin in tool

Airline maintenance facility cuts repair costs while improving part quality
Delta TechOps uses simulation software to standardize repair procedures and bring work back in-house.

Product Categories of HEATCON Composite Systems

  • Fibers, metallized
  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure
  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Aramid, 5-harness
      • Aramid, 8-harness
      • Aramid, Basket-weave
      • Aramid, Plain-weave
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, 5-harness
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, 8-harness
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Basket-weave
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
    • C-glass
      • C-glass, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • C-glass, 5-harness
      • C-glass, 8-harness
      • C-glass, Basket-weave
      • C-glass, Plain-weave
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Carbon, 5-harness
      • Carbon, 8-harness
      • Carbon, Basket-weave
      • Carbon, Plain-weave
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, 5-harness
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, 8-harness
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Basket-weave
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Plain-weave
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, 5-harness
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, 8-harness
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Basket-weave
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • E-Glass, 5-harness
      • E-Glass, 8-harness
      • E-Glass, Basket-weave
      • E-Glass, Plain-weave
    • Metallized
      • Metallized, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Metallized, 5-harness
      • Metallized, 8-harness
      • Metallized, Basket-weave
      • Metallized, Plain-weave
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), 5-harness
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), 8-harness
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Basket-weave
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Plain-weave
    • Other unimpregnated fabrics
      • Other, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Other, 5-harness
      • Other, 8-harness
      • Other, Basket-weave
      • Other, Plain-weave
  • Prepregs, thermoplastic
    • Fabric
  • Prepregs, thermoset
    • Bismaleimide
      • Bismaleimide, Mat
    • Cyanate ester
      • Cyanate ester, <12K tow
      • Cyanate ester, Mat
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, Mat
    • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Mat
    • Epoxy, 350 F cure
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, Mat
    • Epoxy, toughened
      • Epoxy, toughened, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, toughened, Mat
    • Phenolic
      • Phenolic, <12K tow
      • Phenolic, Mat
    • Polyester, unsaturated
      • Polyester, unsaturated, <12K tow
      • Polyester, unsaturated, Mat
    • Polyimide
      • Polyimide, <12K tow
      • Polyimide, Mat
    • Vinyl ester
      • Vinyl ester, <12K tow
      • Vinyl ester, Mat
    • Other
      • Other, <12K tow
      • Other, Mat
  • Core materials and flow media
    • Foam core
      • Foam core, epoxy
    • Honeycomb
      • Honeycomb, aluminum
      • Honeycomb, aramid
Primary manufacturing equipment
  • Autoclaves
  • Autoclaves, lab size
  • Autoclaves, software and controls
  • Other primary manufacturing equipment
  • Presses
    • Presses, vacuum
Tools/tooling materials
  • Other tools/tooling materials
  • Tools
    • Hot-air
    • Integrally heated
    • Composite
      • Composite, carbon fiber/epoxy
      • Composite, fiberglass
      • Composite, prepreg
      • Composite, other
    • Metal
      • Metal, aluminum
Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Auxiliary processing equipment
    • Abrasive tools
    • Adhesive applicators
    • Bonding equipment
    • Compressors
    • Curing ovens/lamp arrays
    • Drilling and cutting tools
    • Drying equipment
    • Dust-recovery/odor/ventilation equipment
    • Freezers/coolers
    • Grinders, granulators, pulverizers
    • Heaters
    • Kitting equipment and software
    • Laminate thickness gauges
    • Leak detectors
    • Material handling equipment
    • Metal-treating and metal bonding equipment
    • Ovens
    • Process controls
    • Resin injection equipment, pultrusion
    • Routers
    • Sanders, grinders
    • Temperature control devices
    • Other auxiliary equipment
  • Composite repair equipment
    • Heater blankets
    • Heaters
    • Hot bonders
    • Repair autoclaves
    • Repair kits and equipment
    • Repair ovens
    • Vacuum/repair tables (heated/unheated)
  • Supplies
    • Abrasive papers
    • Bleeder cloths
    • Breather cloths
    • Brushes
    • Carrier films
    • Caul plates
    • Filler paste
    • Film and sheet
    • Gasket materials for vacuum bags
    • Hand layup tools (cutters, rollers, scissors, etc.)
    • Heat tapes
    • Hoses, vacuum
    • Peel plies
    • Peel plies, nylon
    • Peel plies, polyester
    • Quick disconnects for vacuum hoses
    • Sealing tapes and materials
    • Vacuum valves and pumps
    • Other supplies
    • Vacuum bags/bagging materials
      • Vacuum bagging materials, nylon
      • Vacuum bagging materials, polymide
      • Vacuum bagging materials, reusable
      • Vacuum bagging materials, silicone
Testing, gauging, monitoring, analytical equipment and software
  • Cure-monitoring equipment
  • Leak-testing equipment
  • Pressure monitoring equipment
  • Temperature monitoring equipment
  • Thickness measuring equipment
  • Other testing equipment
Fabricating Services
  • Thermoplastic materials
    • Adhesive bonding
    • Autoclave cure
    • Metal bonding
  • Thermoset materials
    • Adhesive bonding
    • Autoclave cure
    • Metal bonding
Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, flight control surfaces
  • Aerospace, fuselage/wing
  • Aerospace, radomes
  • Automotive, body panels & substructures
  • Pressure vessels
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Education/Training
  • Repair services, composites
  • Repair services, equipment and machines
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, materials
    • Consulting, process development
    • Consulting, other