A reinforcing fibre, these are chosen to enhance the properties of the material and again a number of reinforcing materials are available, the choice of fibre used would be application specific.
A very large range of standard mandrel sizes are available accommodate our customer requirements, custom sizes can be quickly and economically produced for special applications.
Once the tubes or rods are produced they go through an initial curing process (green phase). After the allocated amount of time they can be easily handled to move on to a post cure process in a large temperature controlled curing oven.
Once cured, the tubes/rods are ready to be machined or are ready for shipment if the customer has ordered raw material tubes.