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Carbon fiber architectural panels added to Rock West Composites' lineup

The panels are versatile, heat-flexible, chemical resistant and host a variety of colors for the architecture and design markets. 

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Rock West Composites carbon fiber architectural panels

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Rock West Composites (RWC, West Jordan, Utah, U.S.) has reported the addition of 3Form Varia Ecoresin carbon fiber architectural panel products to its lineup. According to RWC, the resin-encased carbon fiber fabric results in panels durable enough for use in indoor or outdoor spaces. In the near future, the company says it anticipates expanding offerings to the architecture and design markets, including matte or high gloss carbon fiber panels, lighting fixtures, furniture and more. There are also plans to offer integrated accessory product lines enabling railing, banister and other construction finishes.

RWC says the newly available carbon fiber panels are versatile, heat-flexible and can be formed into a variety of shapes, bends or sizes. Since the panels are significantly lighter than glass, RWC notes they require less structural support and are easier to install. Available in hundreds of tints, the panels are said to enable designers to achieve their desired vision.

Further, the panels are said to be very tough, allowing for easy fabrication and maximum durability, and to offer chemical resistance, reducing potential harm incurred by cleaning agents, and making them an option for those looking to separate working areas according to distancing requirements during the pandemic. The SCS-certified recycled content help builds the panels’ sustainability, and the Ecoresin is Greenguard Indoor Air Quality Certified.  

“We are excited to be adding these new architectural panels to our line, so excited in fact that we are currently building out office partitions with them in our offices in our Utah facility,” says Dave Erickson, general manager of the Salt Lake City facility. “We know the aesthetics of carbon fiber have infinite application in the world of design and look forward to seeing the creative ways our customers deploy these new products.”

For more information on Rock West Composites’ offerings, visit www.rockwestcomposites.com/shop/shop-by-application/architecture.