Of all the industries we serve, this one evolves the most quickly. One of our UAV customers stands out for their unique use of drone technology. They create drones that don’t rely on GPS signals and can be used for inspection and surveillance in confined spaces like tunnels, electrical vaults, tanks and underground mining — places that are dangerous or impossible for humans to go. And with the advent of Covid-19, they’ve developed a new model that provides UVC disinfection in large commercial buildings. How cool is that?
We’ve been working with this company since their prototype days. For them, carbon fiber parts mean lower energy consumption and longer flight times. Our quicker lead times mean they can prototype, trial and make revisions quickly, shortening the ramp-up to production.
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size of the commercial drone market by 2026
A customer working with electron and photon optics contacted us for a carbon fiber dampening arm, requiring unidirectional carbon fiber offset at specific angles to provide the precise degree of rigidity and stability they required.
These customized wheelchairs include carbon fiber side guards, foot plates and seat plates designed specifically for each user. We develop made-to-fit parts for every one of their customers.
One of our UAV customers creates drones that for inspection and surveillance in confined spaces like tunnels, electrical vaults, tanks and underground mining — places that are dangerous or impossible for humans to go.
An innovative boat builder that makes high performance, collared, aluminum boats with industry-leading safety features came to us for carbon fiber dash panels and interior surfaces.
One customer specializes in powered exoskeleton technology that helps patients stand and walk during rehabilitation. They required an extremely strong, lightweight material — and carbon fiber fit the bill.
This customer approached us with finished prototypes that he wanted to produce in quantity. Our challenge was to develop the molds and production system to replicate the cases on a large scale while maintaining their handcrafted detail.
Protech partnered with Seattle’s Common Fibers to bring their vision for a high-tech, lightweight, RFID-blocking wallet to life. The resulting products are stylish, sleek, high quality and protect your info…
We worked with a racing company to develop light, durable parts that could withstand the heat of a race car engine. They’re now standard in certain engines — and are winning races again and again.
Knife makers and manufacturers are often looking for innovation and new materials that will set their products apart. This sector pushes us to keep us looking for new materials, layups and production methods to give our customers an edge.