Polyply Composites, LLC. is located on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan in southwestern Michigan. Our 60,000 square foot facility is 40 miles west of Grand Rapids and is about a three hour drive from Detroit or Chicago.
Press Molding Capabilities
Polyply Composites has 16 compression molding presses equipped to provide steam or electric heat for processing fiberglass reinforced thermoset materials. All presses have hydraulic and mechanical knockout capabilities.
|Press Information||Bed Size||Open Height||Stroke|
|Press 1||150 Ton||Dake||48 x 72||58||54|
|Press 2||150 Ton||Dake||48 x 72||58||54|
|Press 3||75 Ton||Dake||36 x 50||48||47|
|Press 4||500 Ton||Wood||80 x 116||82||60|
|Press 5||150 Ton||Dake||40 x 130||40||37|
|Press 6||860 Ton||Erie||68 x 86||64||54|
|Press 7||250 Ton||Erie||37 x 54||71||59|
|Press 8||150 Ton||Erie||37 x 56||81||63|
|Press 9||300 Ton||Leopold||18 x 168||20||20|
|Press 10||600 Ton||Dake||60 x 115||84||48|
|Press 11||462 Ton||Erie||50 x 124||34||24|
|Press 12||400 Ton||Dake||76 x 101||58||50|
|Press 13||1000 Ton||W&W||48 x 72||48||48|
|Press 14||750 Ton||Lawton||60 x 86||84||72|
|Press 15||850 Ton||W&W||60 x 80||66||36|
|Press 16||1000 Ton||Erie||72 x 108||99||84|
Polyply Composites, LLC. has secondary machining equipment to provide sheets, channels, and angles cut or sheared to customer specifications. We also have a full electrical and mechanical testing laboratory which is integrated into our quality control program and can also provide special customer testing.
Our manufacturing capabilities are fully integrated, beginning with bulk delivery of raw materials for production of SMC's, BMC's and Wet molding mixes. Molding materials used at Polyply Composites are engineered and formulated by our staff to meet specific requirements and needs. We also offer our molding compounds to other molders.
Ashcraft 24" SMC Machine 100 gallon Baker Perkins BMC mixer
250 gallon Baker Perkins BMC Mixer
14 gallon sample BMC Mixer
Three 25 HP Cowles high Shear blenders
1.5 HP Cowles dissolver
Pultrusion Technology 2408 Pultrusion Machine