Composites

Composites is an area in which we pride ourselves and excel, with years of experience.

Our expertise and experience of working at the cutting edge of design for composites comes from our pedigree in sectors including F1, aerospace, marine, Olympic sport and medical technology.

We see many occasions where composite materials are applied to a project but without the requisite knowledge and experience. Such mistakes can cost a lot of wasted time and money.

Composite materials are gaining ground within manufacturing due to the ever-present drivers of weight, strength and cost. Although when many think of composites they automatically assume carbon composites, the term ‘composites’ covers a multitude of materials and engineering skills and knowledge. These materials may well become ‘the norm’ in many industries and used more in many more.

Composites offer compelling opportunities to meet today’s increasingly cost-driven market requirements and environmental concerns. Uses include aircraft fairings, automotive and motorsport structures, boat hulls, wind blades, high performance sports equipment and prosthetic limbs.

Ultra-light, strong, highly resistant and durable, composites are ideal for producing lightweight structures with tremendous performance capabilities. Yet, the design and mass-production of such sophisticated, production-ready composite parts is highly complex and expensive.

The PES team specialise in the optimisation and transformation of old technologies. We may challenge your current thinking and will ensure you are aware of all the alternative technological advances that could benefit the performance of your project and product.

A generic composite lay-up will enable most parts to perform adequately, and probably show some improvement. Such lay-ups are often not fully optimised and so do not exploit the performance that composite materials really provide.

It is important to understand that the unsuccessful application of composites in the past does not necessarily mean that they are unsuitable for your project. With the correct knowledge and application, they may well provide the right solution.

Our service offering stretches from structural lightweight design using the latest CAD packages, through to entire turnkey projects from conception to delivery. We offer consultancy, part-projects, or full projects, across all sectors and industries. Most importantly we offer fresh thinking, new perspectives and an unquenchable thirst for improvement.

If you would like to discuss your project and how our solutions can help you, then please call us for a chat at +44 (0) 114 321 6375 or email with your enquiry. 

 

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Aerospace

The team have provided solutions for UAV composite propellers, the F-35 (Joint Strike Fighter) project, and reverse engineering projects, with our blue light scanning service.

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