Integran Technologies Inc.

Can electroplate onto composites with high adhesion. Can help improve part resistance to erosion/impact or add EMI protection. Low thermal expansion metals, such as Invar, are used to improve durability of composite tools (e.g., Carbovar). AS9100-certified.

6300 Northam Dr.
Mississauga, ON L4V 1H7 CA

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Integran achieves key certification
The company has received its AS9100C:2009 certification quality management system standard.

Integran Technologies unveils structural metal-plated polymer technology
The Canadian firm announced further advances in its trademarked “structural metal plating-on-polymer” technology, dubbed Nanovate NP, for cost-effective manufacture of lightweight transportation parts.

Integran awarded patent for vacuum-tight nanometal coating
Integran's Nanovate is a nanometal coating for thermoplastic and composite parts that provides a vacuum-tight, pore-free coating that is said to be as durable as hardened tool steel.

Tooling for composites: Evolutionary trajectory
New technologies and improved methods keep up as tools get bigger and more complex and toolmaking gets ever more challenging.

JEC Composites Paris: 2011 Product Showcase
The news from this annual Parisian in-gathering of composites professionals is heavily weighted toward automotive lightweighting.

JEC Composites 2011: Show highlights
Skies outside were gray but the atmosphere inside was all sunshine at the 2011 JEC Composites Show in Paris. Held March 29-31 at the Paris Expo in Porte de Versailles, the event’s upbeat buzz reflected the current upward trend in the composites industry.

New metal coating to optimize composite tooling
Near the end of its development cycle, this nanostructured metal overlay promises to extend the working life and improve the cost-effectiveness of carbon/epoxy tooling.

Tooling Update: New dimensions in tooling
Nanoenhancements, out-of-autoclave strategies and low-pressure RTM headline efforts to increase mold quality and productivity and cut tool cost.

Composite tool coating - 5/1/2007
Integran Technologies Inc. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) offers Nanovar, a hard-metal coating for composite tooling. Carbon composite tooling is used extensively in preproduction, but sees limited use in production, according to the company, because previously available hard-metal surface coatings have exhibited poor

Composite Tool Coating
Integran Technologies Inc. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) has developed Nanovar, a low-thermal-expansion, hard-metal coating designed to improve the durability and extend the lifespan of composite tooling. Tooling made from carbon composites is used extensively in preproduction but sees limited use in production because

Product Categories of Integran Technologies Inc.

Materials
  • Coatings and sizings
    • Conductive
    • EMI-attenuation
    • Protective
    • Other coating materials
Tools/tooling materials
  • Other tools/tooling materials
  • Tools
    • Hybrid materials
    • Composite
      • Composite, carbon fiber/epoxy
      • Composite, other
Fabricating services
  • Other fabricating services
  • Thermoplastic materials
    • Injection molding
    • Metal bonding
    • Surface treatment
  • Thermoset materials
    • Coating and painting
    • Metal bonding
    • Roll forming
    • Roll wrapping
    • Surface treatment
Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, flight control surfaces
  • Aerospace, fuselage/wing
  • Automotive, underhood
  • Laminate sheets, solid
  • Metal matrix composites
  • Rods
  • Tubes
  • Other composite structures
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Materials analysis