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Composite Manufacturing NORCO Composites & GRP

Bespoke advanced composite manufacturing centre specialising in engineered composite structures.

Facilities & Equipment

  • High temp curing ovens 9m x 5m / 1.5m x 1.5m x 2m
  • Large curing oven 6.5m x 6.5m x 3.5m
  • Curing oven 6m x 6m x 3m
  • Ovens are extendable to adapt to larger projects
  • 54,000 sqft dedicated to advanced composite construction
  • 50 tonne twin gantry crane
  • 8 tonne twin gantry crane
  • 5 tonne twin gantry crane
  • Autoclave ø 2.2m x 5.5m
  • Autoclave ø 1.5m x 3.5m
  • Prototyping autoclave 0.6m x 0.8m
  • Climate controlled laminating area
  • Spray Shop with 4,500 sqft floor space
    • Spay booth 1 (10.3m x 6m x 3m)
    • Spray booth 2 (9 m x 4m x 3m)
  • CNC Centre with 7,200 sqft floor space
    • CNC 5 Axis Router (15m x 8.5m x 3.5m)
    • CNC 5-Axis Router (X = 3600mm Y = 1800mm Z = 1200mm)
    • CNC 3-Axis Routers (1300mm x 2500mm bed (8’ x 4’) / 1820mm x 3090mm bed (10’ x 5’))
    • Assyst Bullmer prepreg & dry fabric CNC ply cutter

Specialist Manufacturing Processes

Highly skilled workforce utilising Prepreg & Infusion manufacturing techniques suited to each project.

Specialist OUT of Autoclave (OOA) processing knowledge.

CNC Patterns

  • 36m x 6m x 2.8m CNC machine on same industrial estate
  • Sister company but all contracts managed through Norco allowing for complete service
  • High accuracy 0.25mm over 8m
  • Patterns, jigs & direct tooling suited to each project

Composite Tooling

Tooling solutions to match requirements of each project

  • High temp prepreg
  • Metal coated tooling
  • Infused tooling
  • Integrated heating systems
  • Hinged tooling
  • Integrated drill bushes for accurate assembly requirements
  • Silicone re-usable vacuum bag production
  • Complete design service offered

At NORCO, our Composites Centre focuses on specialist composite manufacturing processes including pre-preg and infusion techniques on a project by project basis. Our composite tooling solutions include high temp pre-preg, metal coated tooling and silicone vacuum bag production.

We offer our clients an unparalleled mix of high quality service, ground-breaking technological manufacturing and a complete composite moulding service.

Our Composite Capabilities

Operating from five sites with an overall capacity of 100,000 sq ft.

Our Composite Case Studies

Successfully meeting our
customers requirements.

Our Composite Customers

Working in partnership
with our customers.

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