Established in 2000, Engineered Textile Solutions & Associates, LLC (ETS) is a privately owned Sales, Design & Trading Company. The primary core competencies are textile engineering, chemistry, mechanical engineering, and mechanical testing: all used to help their customers design complex, structural, industrial composite products. ETS provides carbon and glass thermoset hot melt and solvent prepregs for technically demanding INDUSTRIAL composite laminate applications such as high-end fishing rods, bike rims, bike tubes, x-ray parts, electronics, and machined laminates to North American, UK and European customers. The company also exports key raw materials to Korea that are required for their partners’ production.
ETS offers custom product and process design expertise to their customers backed by their Partners’ modern chemical and mechanical laboratories. Carbon, S-2 & E-glass prepregs are available in weights from 10 gsm to 600 gsm; with a range of carbon fibers with modulus values from 35 msi to 66 msi and pitch prepregs to 120 tons. ETS offers 12 epoxy resin systems: from simple clear sporting goods resins to complex toughened systems for automotive parts. Materials can be supplied in the following ways: in roll form: slit, kitted, decorated and as cross plied rolls and sheets of prepreg using a variety of industrial fibers: carbon pan, carbon pitch, glass, Innegra®, polyester, & S-2®. ETS works confidentially with their customers and therefore do not support a general web page to sell their products.
ETS's partners have over 200 weaving looms, 10+ solvent treaters and 6+ UD hot melt lines. Distribution is available from their freezer warehouses in Hartford, CT, Anaheim, California, and Liverpool, England; and from seven additional warehouses in North America maintained by their stocking distributor: Composites One.