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News and Updates

  • Going Down Under to Get Carbon Fiber Wheels

    An Australian company known as Carbon Revolution has the distinction of being the main supplier of carbon fiber wheels for the automotive industry. They are responsible for manufacturing those slick wheels featured on the Ford Shelby Mu ...
  • Aerospace Driving Composite Growth in Europe

    While carbon fiber struggles to get a foothold in some industries, it is certainly not struggling in aerospace. In fact, the aerospace industry continues to be the single largest consumer of carbon fiber and other composites. Their consum ...
  • The 2 Ways to 3D Print with Carbon Fiber

    The high costs associated with manufacturing and fabricating have kept carbon fiber out of reach for some industries. As a result, the composites industry has been working hard to develop new technologies and processes that could help bri ...
  • The Composite Motorcycle Helmet that Talks to You

    Imagine tooling down the interstate on your motorcycle and hearing what sounds like voices in your head talking to you about traffic and weather conditions. You are either having an incredibly stressful day or you are wearing a carbon f ...
  • Yes – DIY Carbon Fiber Fabrication Is Possible

    Most of the customers who purchase carbon fiber materials from Rock West Composites are pros. They use what they buy from us to fabricate individual parts and finished products they intend to sell to their own customers. But believe it or ...
  • New Baja Facility Grand Opening and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rock West Composites Celebrates the Grand Opening of Its New Production Facility in Tijuana, Mexico with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony At the end of October, Rock West Composites hosted the grand opening of its new facil ...
  • Rapid Prototyping and 3D Printing: A Perfect Match

    Rock West Composites has been involved in our fair share of prototyping projects over the years. Customers rely on us to help them design and build composite prototypes that either move into mass production or remain as limited run parts ...
  • How NASCAR Teams are Combining Carbon Fiber and 3D Printing

    The use of composites in competitive racing is nothing new. Composites have been part of NASCAR racing for decades. But as time marches on, both composite materials and the ways they are utilized gets better and more interesting. Racing t ...
  • Rock West Composites Expands into Binational Operations, Opening a Production Facility in Tijuana, Mexico

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rock West Composites Expands into Binational Operations, Opening a Production Facility in Tijuana, Mexico Rock West Composites announces the opening this month of a new Tijuana production facility, expanding production capacity for its rapidly growing business. While its US-based locations are growing and adding staff, the business’s new binational operations strategy is ...
  • Carbon Fiber Tubing with Wheels Isn't Necessarily a Good Bike

    There have been quite a few news articles in recent years detailing catastrophic failures of carbon fiber bikes. Such stories seem contrary to what most people know about carbon fiber as a replacement material for aluminum and steel. What ...