SKAPS is an expert in supplying high-performance and sustainable composite reinforcements for a broad spectrum of applications in the marine and sports industries. Our best-in-class assortment of multiaxial fabrics is trusted by many market-leading players for their compatibility and durability. Owning our experience in delivering custom-engineered composite reinforcements, we are capable of delivering products that match your exact performance requirements and exceed your expectations.
SKAPS Multiaxial Fabrics enable reinforcement glass fibers to be laid at angles between 20⁰ and 60⁰ (+/-45⁰ is most common). Further, these angled glass fibers can be added to the standard 0⁰/90⁰ construction in various combinations with a maximum of five layers. The individual layers are connected by stitching according to custom requirements. On special request, we can use hot melt yarn for stitching the selvedge of the tapes and woven roving.
HIGH PERFORMANCE DELIVERED
Better tensile, flexural, and compressive properties in the finished laminate
Improved strength and lower resin consumption
Flexibility to suit custom requirements
Fabric can be precisely draped to fit any end application
Fewer layers are needed in the finished laminate due to the thickness of the fabrics which increases component build speed