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Glasforms, Inc.

www.glasforms.com/
Birmingham, AL 35217   map
Phone: 408-297-9300, 888-297-3800 (toll free)
Fax: 408-297-0601
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ISO 9001 registered manufacturer of standard & custom pultrusions & filament wound products. Pultrusions include round rods, rectangular bars, round tubings, oval solids, angles, square bars, channels, More... half rounds, tees & custom shapes. Filament wound products include tubing handles, thin walled tubings from .20 in. O.D. to 2.25 in. O.D. & UL® compliant components. Materials include fiberglass, carbon, exotic fibers, hybrids & epoxy resins. Services include design, formulation, analysis & testing. Testing capabilities include mechanical testing, physical testing, thermomechanical testing, flammability testing, polymer testing & electrical testing. Markets served include recreation, defense, consumer, electrical, infrastructure, corrosion control, telecommunications, transportation, construction, aerospace, medical, energy & sporting goods. UL® registered. Less

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Company description by Glasforms, Inc.
Glasforms is one of the world's most respected manufacturers of fiber reinforced polymers (FRP) and advanced composite products. For over 30 years, Glasforms' expertise, innovation, quality and competitiveness have led to industry leadership and extraordinary customer satisfaction. Glasforms is an ISO 9001 Registered Firm with facilities in Birmingham, Alabama and San Jose, California.

Glasforms designs, formulates and produces fiber reinforced composites utilizing continuous molding processes. Established in 1978, Glasforms’ expertise, innovation, quality and competitiveness have led to industry More... leadership in unidirectionally reinforced pultrusions, complex custom profile shapes and continuous filament winding. We constantly diversify and expand our capabilities to meet an extensive assortment of composite applications. Glasforms’ quality systems are registered by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) to the ISO 9001 Standard. This world wide recognition of our quality and consistency is unprecedented in our industry as we are the first pultruder with such a broad product range to achieve ISO registration.

Our technical, engineering and quality personnel assure material qualification and product quality to exacting design specifications. State-of-the-art commercial machinery and proprietary custom design equipment are employed to achieve efficient processing of consistent quality composite products. Instrumental to our impressive growth is our commitment to research and development supported by our comprehensive analytical lab capabilities. Glasforms develops and formulates proprietary resin systems for improved performance, efficient production and optimum compatibility of resin formulations with fiber architecture and a multitude of reinforcements.

Advancement in process and composite materials technology is our ongoing goal. Our superior and inventive products, combined with over 20 years responsive, quality oriented customer service enables us to supply the electrical, telecommunications, corrosion, transportation, medical, infrastructure, energy generation, aerospace, consumer and sporting goods industries with standard and custom components. Glasforms’ multiprocess technology, applied to customer needs, results in successful solutions for demanding requirements. We invite you to find out how our innovative composite components can contribute to the success of your finished products. Less

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Glasforms’ CRTM™ (Continuous Resin Transfer Molding) - Flexural test video Glasforms’ CRTM™ (Continuous Resin Transfer Molding) - Flexural test video
CRTM is for the production of high quality, high volume, sandwich laminates for use as marine bulkheads and decks, truck and trailer walls and floors, and more. High Strength/Stiffness to Weight 24" x 108" Profile Envelope Modular tooling Balsa, Foam and Laminated Wood Cores Polyester, Vinyl Ester, Epoxy and Custom Formulas Custom Engineered Reinforcements of Glass, Carbon, & Hybrids This video illustrates determination of maximum moment. Note: video compressed for time
GLASMED Composite Medical components - Case Study
GLASMED™ Endostiks® are used and distributed by some of the most prominent surgical components corporations worldwide. The end tips are precisely contoured to close tolerances for a variety of surgical sponge attachments.
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Filament Wound Tapered Tubular Masts & Battens Perform in Demanding Marine/Sporting Applications - case study
The precision placement of prestressed fibers in continuous axial and biaxial plies optimizes the stiffness, durability, transverse and bending strengths. The inherent flexibility and memory of the composite tubes dampen the effect of overpowering windloads and reflex to maintain an efficient sail shape.
Advanced Composites Pultruded for Geodetic Beam - case study
A 25 foot long geodetic cone and cylinder pultruded from rod stock utilizing select properties of graphite, glass, and polysulfone prepreg tape has been successfully tested by NASA's Johnson Space Center.
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Company Data

URL:www.glasforms.com/
Employees:200-499
Activities:Manufacturer, Custom Manufacturer
Year Founded:1978
Certification:
From Company WebsiteISO 9001:2008
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Brand Names:CRTM, Dual-Flex, GlasArmor, Kenworth, Triflex
Export Markets:Western Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Canada, Mexico
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