Rock West Composites

Develops and manufactures composite products and assemblies for custom applications and online sales. Stock manufactured offerings include tubes, plates, raw materials and related accessories. Custom services include full design, engineering, tooling and production. 80,000 composite parts shipped last year.

3392 West 8600 South
West Jordan, UT 84088 US

Additional Locations:
1602 Precision Park Lane
San Diego, CA 92173 US
(858) 537-6260

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Drones: Composite UAVs take flight
First seen in defense applications, unpiloted aircraft development is surging in the commercial world, enabled by a host of new material, process and assembly technologies.

RWC deploys new custom-built filament winding machine
To meet growing market demand, Rock West Composites adds to its filament winding capability with investment in a six-spindle, four-axis winder.

Rock West Composites adds three new product offerings
The three product systems included in the announcement are INFINITube telescoping tubing, CARBONNect composite connector system and PROPreg composite prepreg materials.

Rock West Composites achieves ISO 9001:2008 certification
California-based Rock West Composites has received ISO 9001:2008 certification, with AS9100C certification as well.

Rock West Composites opens assembly business
Utah-based Rock West Composites has opened its new Precision Assembly Division, which is expected to provide composite components at an overall cost that is said to be competitive with offshore operations.

Product Categories of Rock West Composites

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Benzoxazine
    • UV-curable
    • Vinyl ester
    • Other thermosets
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure
      • Epoxy, toughened
  • Fibers, inorganic
    • Ceramic
    • E-Glass
    • Other ceramic
    • Quartz
  • Fibers, organic
    • Aramid
    • Carbon, PAN-based
    • Carbon, pitch-based
    • Hybrid commingled fibers
    • Other organic fibers
  • Fibers/fiber forms, natural (bio-derived)
    • Hemp
  • Prepregs, thermoset
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, >12K tow
      • Epoxy, 3-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 6-inch tape
      • Epoxy, 12-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, 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
  • Adhesives
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, Film
      • Epoxy, Foam
      • Epoxy, Paste
      • Epoxy, Solvent-based
      • Epoxy, Other
  • Core materials and flow media
    • Balsa
    • Flow media for resin infusion
    • Syntactic core, expanding
    • Syntactic core, nonexpanding
    • Other core materials
    • Foam core
      • Foam core, epoxy
      • Foam core, polyurethane
      • Foam core, other
Primary manufacturing equipment
  • Autoclaves, lab size
  • Bladder molding equipment (formerly pressure bag)
  • Casting equipment
  • Continuous laminating machines
  • Filament winding machines and software controls
  • Roll-forming machines
  • Roll-wrapping machines (not tables)
  • Spray booths
  • Spray guns
  • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding equipment (VARTM
Tools/tooling materials
  • Other tools/tooling materials
  • Tools
    • Prototype
    • RTM/resin infusion
    • Composite
      • Composite, carbon fiber/epoxy
      • Composite, fiberglass
      • Composite, prepreg
      • Composite, other
  • Mandrels
    • Mandrels, aluminum
    • Mandrels, inflatable
Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Supplies
    • Fasteners
      • Fasteners, composite
Fabricating services
  • Other fabricating services
  • Thermoset materials
    • Adhesive bonding
    • Coating and painting
    • Compression molding
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Filament winding
    • Hand layup
    • Honeycomb structures
    • Metal bonding
    • Moldmaking and patternmaking
    • Prototyping
    • Roll wrapping
    • Surface treatment
    • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
    • Welding and sealing
    • Other thermoset fabricating services
Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, aircraft interior
  • Aerospace, flight control surfaces
  • Aerospace, fuselage/wing
  • Aerospace, radomes
  • Automotive, body panels &amp; substructures
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Ceramic matrix composites
  • Flywheels, composite
  • Infrastructure, composite
  • Laminate panels, with core
  • Laminate sheets, solid
  • Profiles
  • Rods
  • Tubes
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Product design
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, process development
    • Consulting, structual design