The defense industry researches, designs and produces military weapons systems, components, and parts. In the U.S., over 100,000 Defense Industrial Base companies are under contract with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), as well as companies that provide materials and services to the DoD and government-owned or -operated facilities.
Altas Fibre provides thermoset composite laminate shapes and parts to the defense industry. We’ll work with your defense organization to help you choose radio-transparent, radar-transparent, and insulation materials that best meet your needs.
There are multiple uses of composites in military and defense applications, which typically create demanding, high-impact environments. The thermoset composite materials’ properties are set through a high-pressure and high-temperature lamination process, which provides several benefits for the defense industry:
Atlas Fibre is the leading supplier of thermoset composite laminate in the U.S., thanks to our large selection of in-stock materials. Our 120,000-square-foot warehouse in Illinois has more than $8 million worth of inventory. We also hold an additional $4 million of raw materials at partner facilities in Massachusetts and Hyderabad, India.
We use machine-ready precision blanks to custom-fabricate parts to your specifications. As a resource center, we aim to work with you and help you choose the best material. Work with us to determine which material will provide your defense vehicles with the best weight reduction, corrosion resistance, and flexibility.