Sigmatex

Manufactures woven, unidirectional, 3-D and multiaxial carbon fiber fabrics for applications in space, aerospace, industrial, marine, automotive, defense and leisure markets. Utilizes 1K to 80K tow sizes in standard to high-modulus PAN fibers and high-modulus pitch fibers.

6001 Egret Ct.
Benicia, CA 94510 US

Additional Locations:
Bldg. No. 1, 65 Huan Dong Yi Lu Fengjing Town, Jinshan District
Shanghai, 201501 CN
+86 21 6735 5986

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Sigmatex receives Jaguar Land Rover award

Sigmatex wins Jaguar Land Rover Innovation Award
Sigmatex just received the JLR Innovation Award, presented on behalf of the Northern Automotive Alliance at their annual awards dinner on November 12, for its sigmaRF thermoplastic/carbon fiber hybrid material that can be press-formed into a finished product.

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Sigmatex wins sustainability award
The award, given by Composites UK, is for Sigmatex’ sigmaRF material, derived from carbon fiber waste that the company produces.

Turkish ferries built with Sigmatex carbon materials
A four-year supply agreement between Sigmatex (UK) Ltd. (Runcorn, UK)  and Özata Shipyard (Yalova, Turkey) has drawn to a successful completion after fabrication of 15 carbon fiber ferries.

Sigmatex achieves AS9100C certification at South Carolina facility
Sigmatex Carbon Textile Solutions Inc. (Orangeburg, SC, US) has attained accreditation to aerospace standard AS9100C.

Orro Terra C road bike Sigmatex carbon fiber

Orro bike features Sigmatex fibers
British bike manufacturer Orro's new Terra C features sigmaIF, a combination of Innegra and Sigmatex fibers.

Collaboration produces winning paddleboard
Design, and design for manufacturability, come together in this racing SUP for one-off and serial production.

JEC World 2017 exhibit preview
JEC World will be held March 14-16 in Paris. CW previews some of the products and technologies that will be at the show.

CAMX 2016 Show Report
The 3rd annual joint ACMA/SAMPE-sponsored trade event comes to Anaheim with an exhibition and conference program attractive to professionals across the composites world.

Innovate UK funding to boost 3D textile composites for aerospace
The expected benefits of the project will include structural lightweighting, reduced manufacturing and inherent assembly costs.

Sigmatex to produce hockey sticks for CCM Hockey
The upcoming product line will incorporate Sigmatex’s sigmaST fabric.

Structural work of art
Composites fabricator uses an innovative molding approach and digital techniques to actualize architect’s customized residential stairway.

Infusion enthusiasm
Although CW didn't attend the EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh in 2015, we did learn about an infusion demo that was the largest ever accomplished at the fly-in event.

Why South Carolina? Why now?
CW guest columnist Tom Lemire (T.F. Lemire Consulting Inc., Irvine, CA, US), comments on the aerospace industry's current attraction to this particular spot on the US map and wonders if it's the beginning of a trend.

Sigmatex awarded government funding
The carbon converter is part of a program to improve composite material adoption and lightweighting in the UK automotive sector, funded by AMSCI.

Sigmatex CEO discusses new planned U.S. facility
South Carolina plant will open in 2015 and offer expansion up to 450,000 sq-ft for growth in aerospace and automotive composites.

Destroyer deckhouse roof meets U.S. Navy fire code with phenolic composite
An all-composite deckhouse superstructure, built by Huntington Ingalls Industries (Gulfport, Miss.) cuts topside weight and enables stealth capability by reducing the radar signature of the U.S. Navy’s new, nearly $4 billion (USD) Zumwalt-class destroyer.

JEC Americas 2014 Review
Composites industry exhibitors at this combined show emphasized the textile side of the fiber/resin mix and touted process automation.

Sigmatex invests in new capital equipment
The company will spend $3.8 million USD on a new Liba multi-axial line, new looms, and more, and is hiring staff, at its UK facility.

Sigmatex snags new auto contract
The converter announces a major new contract for an innovative fabric product that will be used in auto production.

Product Categories of Sigmatex

Materials
  • Fibers, organic
    • Carbon, PAN-based
    • Carbon, pitch-based
  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Aramid, 5-harness
      • Aramid, 8-harness
      • Aramid, Basket-weave
      • Aramid, Plain-weave
      • Aramid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Aramid, Twill
    • 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, Multiaxial
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Twill
    • C-glass
      • C-glass, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • C-glass, 5-harness
      • C-glass, 8-harness
      • C-glass, Basket-weave
      • C-glass, Multiaxial
      • C-glass, Plain-weave
      • C-glass, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • C-glass, Twill
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Carbon, 5-harness
      • Carbon, 8-harness
      • Carbon, Basket-weave
      • Carbon, Multiaxial
      • Carbon, Plain-weave
      • Carbon, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Carbon, Twill
      • Carbon, Other
    • 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, Multiaxial
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Twill
    • 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, Multiaxial
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Twill
    • Ceramic
      • Ceramic, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Ceramic, 5-harness
      • Ceramic, 8-harness
      • Ceramic, Basket-weave
      • Ceramic, Multiaxial
      • Ceramic, Plain-weave
      • Ceramic, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Ceramic, Twill
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • E-Glass, 5-harness
      • E-Glass, 8-harness
      • E-Glass, Basket-weave
      • E-Glass, Multiaxial
      • E-Glass, Plain-weave
      • E-Glass, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • E-Glass, Twill
    • Metallized
      • Metallized, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Metallized, 5-harness
      • Metallized, 8-harness
      • Metallized, Basket-weave
      • Metallized, Multiaxial
      • Metallized, Plain-weave
      • Metallized, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Metallized, Twill
    • 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), Multiaxial
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Plain-weave
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Twill
    • Other unimpregnated fabrics
      • Other, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
      • Other, 5-harness
      • Other, 8-harness
      • Other, Basket-weave
      • Other, Multiaxial
      • Other, Plain-weave
      • Other, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Other, Twill
  • Preforms, unimpregnated
    • Carbon