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21st October 2015, Leicester

Formax to present portfolio of multiaxial reinforcements at Composites Engineering Show 2015

Formax, the manufacturer of carbon fibre and speciality composite reinforcements, will be showcasing a selection of their optimised multiaxial fabrics for the automotive, aerospace, marine, sports and industrial markets at the Composites Engineering Show in Birmingham, UK, this November.

Composites Engineering Show is a leading platform for all the suppliers and manufacturers to come together to discuss more about the composite design and manufacturing industries. The event features various discussions on composites, raw materials and semi finished products, composites design, analysis, simulation and processing technologies and more.


Samples on display will include +/-45 biaxial fabrics made from intermediate modulus carbon fibre for motorsports and sporting goods applications, and carbon fibre multiaxials specifically optimised for the resin infusion process.

Formax will showcase its multiaxials expertise at the Composites Engineering Show. © Formax

The company will also be highlighting the capabilities on its recently opened Innovation Centre, where current areas of focus include fabric permeability testing, process simulation, automation of composites manufacture, and recycling.

At the exhibition Formax will also display:

  • aFORM, a range of +/-45 fabrics in weights of 150-300 g/m2 and optimised for a Class A surface finish
  • lightweight unidirectionals (UDs)
  • laminated veils for a Class A finish
  • lightweight 0/90 fabrics
  • balanced biaxials in weights from 200 g/m2
  • heavyweight glass multiaxials for infusion processes
  • +/-22 biaxials


Formax (UK), headquartered in Leicester, UK, is a leading manufacturer of composite reinforcements, specialising in the production of lightweight glass and carbon fibre multiaxial fabrics for use in the automotive, aerospace, marine, wind energy, and industrial markets.

With continuous investment in R&D and new technology the company aims to make its products lighter, stronger and more cost effective, while delivering materials of the highest quality, specifically tailored for each customer's application.

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