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Glasforms, Inc.
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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GlasArmor - Ballistic resistant FRP composite panels
GlasArmorTM Ballistic Resistant Panels manufactured by Glasforms, Inc. are constructed to provide any facility with the latest in military grade protection from armed attackers. Originally developed for use by the Department of Defense for protection from mortar fire, our FRP Composite panels offer superior ballistic resistance at a weight less than 25% that of a comparable steel panel.
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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FRP Composite Marker & Highway Delineator Posts Show the Way
Glasforms’ Markers and Delineators are composite posts designed to display and protect 3” wide reflective sheeting and/or decals. The one-piece design offers easy installation and maintenance free service. Posts provide the proper combination of stiffness, to withstand both ground driven installation and high wind loads, with the flexibility and memory to return upright after vehicular impacts.
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.
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Company Data
Activities:Manufacturer, Custom Manufacturer
Year Founded:1978
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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