Plasan US Defense Composite Structures

Specializes in high-performance composite structures and low-cost automated composites manufacturing. From design and analysis through prototyping and manufacturing, the company's technology offers a variety of applications in ship structures, building structures, space systems and numerous commercial applications.

10F Gill St.
Woburn, MA 01801 US

Additional Locations:
9-11 Sagamore Park Dr.
Hudson, NH US
(781) 932-5667

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Plasan expands carbon nanotube manufacturing capacity
Tripled output will target electromagnetic interference (EMI) and infrared (IR) suppression among other applications.

Report: Plasan Carbon Composites to close Vermont facility
Automotive composites specialist Plasan Carbon Composites will move out of its Bennington, Vt., USA, facility in May and consolidate operations in Grand Rapids, Mich., USA.

Improving laminates through anisotropy and homogenization
Dr. Stephen Tsai, professor research emeritus in the Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics at Stanford University, discusses the merits of unbalanced (anisotropic) layers in composite laminates.

Plasan Carbon Composites’ parent acquires pultruder KaZaK Composites Inc.
Defense and automotive composites specialist Plasan has acquired composites engineering and pultrusion specialist KaZaK Composites, based in Massachusetts.

KaZaK announces several composites-related initiatives
KaZaK Composites announces development of a composite transmission shaft as well as a device for delivery of sensors used by the U.S. Navy in antisubmarine warfare.

KaZaK wins work on Boeing miniature weapon technology
KaZaK engineers will build the airframe for unmanned aerial vehicles, which will provide the housing for electrical and other components within the weapon.

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Antiballistics: Composites in the cross hairs
An increasing quantity and variety of fiber/polymer solutions are stopping bullets and blast debris in armored ground vehicles and stationary structures.

KaZaK, Ratheon finish design of composite ballistic screen
KaZaK Composites and Raytheon have completed the design phase of the composite ballistic screen for integration on board the Zumwalt-class destroyer (DDG 1000) for the U.S. Navy.

KaZaK forms advisory board
KaZaK Composites Inc. announced on Sept. 24 the formation of a Technical Advisory Board, comprising leaders in the fields of composites engineering and material sciences.

KaZaK: Pultrusion has a place in ship structures
KaZaK Composites reports that pultruded panels can help reduce weight and assembly time for ship structures.

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Pultruding cost out of aerospace parts
 Design-for-manufacturing effort proves to be cost-effective for carbon/epoxy airfoil on expendable UAV.

People briefs - 2/1/2007
Specialty chemicals manufacturer Sartomer Co. (Exton, Pa. ) has named Dr.

Product Categories of Plasan US Defense Composite Structures

Fabricating services
  • Thermoset materials
    • Prototyping
    • Pultrusion
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, process development
    • Consulting, structual design