Specialty Materials Inc.

Manufacturer of boron and SCS silicon carbide fibers for aircraft, aerospace, sporting goods and industrial applications that require high-performance mechanical and physical properties. The company also manufacturers nano-sized boron powders. New products include fiber-reinforced aluminum (FRA) composites.

1449 Middlesex St.
Lowell, MA 01851 US

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CAMX 2018 preview: Specialty Materials Inc.
Specialty Material Inc. (Lowell, MA, US) is showcasing its boron monofilament and prepreg, as well as its SCS silicon carbide monofilament (SiC).

CAMX 2015 preview: Specialty Materials
Specialty Materials Inc. (Lowell, MA, US) is featuring its line of boron and silicon carbide fibers, boron prepregs and boron nanopowder.

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: Specialty Materials
Specialty Materials Inc. (Lowell, Mass., USA) is featuring its line of boron and silicon carbide fibers, boron prepregs and boron nanopowder.

Ceramic-matrix composites heat up
Lightweight, hard and stable at high temperatures, CMCs are emerging from two decades of study and development into commercial applications.

SAMPE 2013 Long Beach new product showcase
The SAMPE 2013 trade show (May 6-9, in Long Beach, Calif.) was the venue for introductions of a large number of new composite materials, technologies and manufacturing processes. Here's the HPC editorial staff's compilation of what was on display.

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SAMPE 2009 Product Showcase
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Roll-wrapped golf club shafts feature sophisticated prepreg layup
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Product Categories of Specialty Materials Inc.

Materials
  • Fibers, inorganic
    • Boron
    • Silicon carbide
  • Prepregs, thermoset
    • Cyanate ester
      • Cyanate ester, 6-inch tape
    • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, 6-inch tape
    • Epoxy, 350 F cure
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, 6-inch tape
    • Other
      • Other, 6-inch tape
Composite Structures & Components
  • Metal matrix composites