Matrix Composites, Inc.

Matrix Composites designs and manufactures high-performance composite components and serves the aerospace, defense and commercial/general aviation industries. Full service capabilities include design, development, tooling, fabrication and testing.

275 Barnes Blvd.
Rockledge, FL 32955 US


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Matrix Composites carbon fiber edge beam.

CAMX 2018 preview: Matrix Composites
Matrix Composites Inc. (Rockledge, FL, US), a designer and manufacturer of a range of high-performance composite components and assemblies, is emphasizing its design, development, tooling, fabrication, testing and integration services. 

Matrix Composites

Matrix Composites accredited by Nadcap
Matrix Composites, Inc. reports it will appear on the Qualified Manufacturers List (QML) for composites as a Nadcap accredited company.  

Matrix Composites sample part

CAMX 2017 preview: Matrix Composites
Matrix Composites Inc. (Rockledge, FL, US), a designer and manufacturer of a range of high-performance composite components and assemblies, is emphasizing its design, development, tooling, fabrication, testing and integration services. 

RTM-based redesign advances safety for one-of-a-kind wind tunnel
Glass fiber and honeycomb spacers between compressor blades get upgraded to a higher factor of safety with less weight using solid carbon fiber and RTM.

Matrix Composites appoints Paul Oppenheim as vice president
Oppenheim will focus on achieving operational improvement for aero-engine composite programs as well as developing new initiatives and partnerships for the company.

CAMX 2015 preview: Matrix Composites
Matrix Composites (Rockledge, FL, US) is emphasizing its Hot Isostatic Resin Pressure Molding (HiRPM) process, an out-of-autoclave system designed for composite mold and composite part fabrication.

CAMX 2014 show report
Bigger, better and more inclusive than any previous U.S. composites trade event, the inaugural show turns North American eyes forward to the future.

CAMX offers unprecedented new product access
CAMX 2014, Oct. 13-16 in Orlando, Fla., promises to be North America's largest ever composites trade show and conference. As a result, exhibitors are coming to the event with a wide array of new and existing materials, machinery, software and technology designed to help make composites fabrication faster, easier and more adaptable. CompositesWorld has been gathering information from CAMX exhibitors about what they will be featuring and introducing in their booths. This week's CAMX newsletter offers a preview of some of what you will find on the show floor.

CAMX 2014 preview: Matrix Composites
Matrix Composites (Rockledge, Fla., USA) will emphasize in its booth the company's range of high-performance composite manufacturing services including design, development, tooling, testing and integration.

Composites business does grow on trees
This advanced composites contractor welcomes down-to-earth opportunities to bring aerospace quality to fantasy foliage.

Matrix Composites names new business development manager
Jeffrey Sharbaugh brings more than 34 years of aerospace experience to his new job as business development manager at Matrix Composites.

16-ply, 6K carbon fiber fabric, OOA-cured tool

BMI and benzoxazine battle for future OOA aerocomposites
Offering weight, cost and process advantages, these “hot zone” resins are moving down the thermometer and into out-of-autoclave structural applications and autoclavable tooling now dominated by epoxies.

Benzoxazine: An alternative to phenolic for interior fire safety?
As research into benzoxazine resin chemistry proceeds, this budding high-performance system has the potential to challenge phenolic resins in aircraft interiors.

Matrix Composites delivers composite spacers to U.S. Air Force
Matrix has delivered its final low rate initial production wind tunnel blade spacer to the U.S. Air Force at Arnold Air Force Base in Tennessee.

Matrix Composites recognized by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Matrix Composites, which already had Lockheed Martin Aeronautics’ STAR Supplier designation, has been recognized for its attention to detail and customer commitment in 2012.

Matrix Composites wins contract for composite missile assemblies
Matrix Composites has been awarded a contract from Materials Sciences Corp. to produce carbon fiber composite Hardback assemblies for the U.S. Army's Reduced Weight Missile Launcher program.

Biz Briefs: September 2012 HPC
Business briefs from Umeco, AXSON, GKN Aerospace, HITCO, Matrix and T.E.A.M.

News Briefs: July 17, 2012
Axion publishes thermoplastic bridge construction guide; CCG launches Chinese language website; Matrix Composites receives AS9100 Revision C certification; Real Carbon completes ITAR registration, begins AS9100 Rev C certification; HITCO to make 777 Empennage Rib Chords for Boeing.

SAMPE 2011 Long Beach Product Showcase
Huge show, huge new product offerings … huge success.

Matrix Composites delivers final F-22 part
As the composites-intensive F-22 Raptor fighter jet program winds down, Matrix Composites has finished the its last critical structure for the airplane.

SAMPE Tech Wichita Exhibit Area

Wichita welcomes SAMPE Tech
 The Society’s Fall Conference flourishes in one of the epicenters of U.S. aerospace activity.

Product Categories of Matrix Composites, Inc.

Tools/tooling materials
  • Tools
    • Cast
    • Graphite, monolithic
    • Hybrid materials
    • Integrally heated
    • Prototype
    • Prototype, plaster
    • RTM/resin infusion
    • Composite
      • Composite, carbon fiber/epoxy
      • Composite, prepreg
      • Composite, other
  • Tooling equipment, materials and supplies
    • Backup structures
    • Master pattern material, polymeric
Fabricating services
  • Thermoset materials
    • Adhesive bonding
    • Autoclave cure
    • Ceramic matrix composite casting
    • Compression molding
    • Hand layup
    • Honeycomb structures
    • Metal bonding
    • Prototyping
    • Resin transfer molding (RTM)
    • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
    • Other thermoset fabricating services
Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, aircraft interior
  • Aerospace, flight control surfaces
  • Aerospace, fuselage/wing
  • Aerospace, radomes
  • Armor, ceramic
  • Armor, composite
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Ceramic matrix composites
  • Infrastructure, composite
  • Laminate panels, with core
  • Laminate sheets, solid
  • Metal matrix composites
  • Pressure vessels
  • Profiles
  • Rods
  • Tubes
  • Other composite structures
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Finite element modeling/analysis (FEM/FEA)
  • Materials analysis
  • Product design
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, materials
    • Consulting, process development
    • Consulting, structual design
  • Testing
    • Testing, materials
    • Testing, product
    • Testing, structural