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NEW: Wet Layup Starter Kits, Small and Large

Are you interested in doing a project with composites but not sure exactly where to start? Perhaps you know what you want to do but just want a kit to get you going? We've got the solution! Get started on your own project with our new Wet Layup Starter Kits. We have two sizes available depending on the size of your project and your level of experience. We recommend everyone have a well-ventilated workspace, a work surface that is protected from damage or will not be harmed by potential epoxy resin spills, and as always safety glasses (not included). The small wet layup kit includes carbon

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5 Things You Should Know Before Ordering a Telescoping Tubing System

Rock West Composites offers a variety of telescoping tubing systems. Consequently, we get a lot of calls from customers asking for advice on how to design their custom system and what to order. While we are always happy to assist, this can be a difficult task for our staff if you don’t know the basics of your specifications. Here are the basics that every customer should know before trying to place an order for telescoping tubing. What is the required length when fully extended? Every telescoping application will have a maximum reach that the user is trying to access. In general a longer

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Customer Highlight: Joshua and his Customized BMW

We love hearing from our customers, especially when they are doing something awesome with our products. So we want to give a shout out to one of our Salt Lake City customers and friend, Joshua Hadlock, on taking home this year's Scrapefest Season Opener "2018 Best Interior." He bought our 1.5mm carbon fiber fabric plate and in his spare time cut and machined it into a dash after he rebuilt his BMW M3. The orange roll cage and accessories really make that bright blue pop, not to mention that amazing light-up heart in the rear window. We'd be afraid to rip the E-break and dump the

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Opening the Door to Creativity

When did you first fall in love with something? When did you know that you’d spend the rest of your life enjoying that “something”? One of our customers fell in love with fishing and from that love emerged an obsession. His love of fishing opened the door to inspiration with carbon fiber.Brian Harris, who is an engineer by day, an inventor by night and a fly fisher/outfitter by weekend has used Rock West Composites' materials to fabricate some of the most beautiful fishing/hunting tools out there, and it all started with his love of fishing. Because fishing is the life source

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