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Axiom Materials is dedicated to providing excellence in the quality of our materials, products and service while conforming to our customer’s unique specifications and requirements.
AS9100D is the most up-to-date standard set forth by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG). In the global aerospace market, suppliers must rise to the challenge of meeting or exceeding regulatory and statutory requirements in producing safe, reliable products.
Laboratory Testing Capabilities
- Prepreg resin content (various methods)
- Prepreg gel time
- Prepreg volatile content
- Prepreg resin flow
- Laminate thickness / hardness
- Laminate density
- Laminate void content
- Laminate porosity
- Laminate Resin Content
- Laminate Porosity
- Laminate or Adhesive Moisture Absorption
- Adhesive Expansion
- Platen Presses (5) up to 24”x24”
- Vacuum bag oven 3’x3’x2’
- Sintering Furnaces (4)
- Humidity Chamber
- Lab Autoclave, curing up to 400°F / 250 PSI (coming soon)
- RDS / Dynamic viscosity
- DSC / Calorimetry
- FTIR / Chemical Analysis
- Moisture Content
- Extraction / Filtration
- Muffle Furnaces
- ASTM D3039 & D638 – Tensile strength, modulus & poisson’s ratio
- ASTM D1002 – Single Overlap Shear Strength
- ASTM C297 – Flatwise tensile strength
- ASTM D695 & D6641, SACMA SRM1 – Compression strength & modulus
- ASTM D6484 – Open hole compression
- ASTM D790 – Flexural strength & modulus
- ASTM D3518 – In plane shear strength & modulus
- ASTM D2344 – Interlaminar shear (short beam shear) strength
- ASTM D1876 – T-peel
- ASTM D3167 – Floating roller peel
- ASTM C273 – Sandwich Shear Strength
- ASTM C393 – Sandwich Beam Flexure
- ASTM D953 – Bearing strength
- ASTM D1781 – Climbing Drum Peel
- ASTM D3762 – Wedge Test
- ASTM D3528 – Double Lap Shear Strength
- ASTM D3846 – In-Plane (Double-Notch Shear) Shear Strength
- ASTM D6272 – Flexural Strength by Four-Point Bending
- ASTM E990 – Tube Shear Strength
- ASTM D952 – Bond Strength of Sheet Plastics
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What we do
Axiom Materials, Inc., is a progressive composite materials manufacturer founded with the intention of combining a quality prepreg, adhesive, and ancillary composite products platform with customer-focused service and forward-thinking design.
Our reputation for agility and flexibility sets us apart in our industry. We work closely with clients across the globe in aerospace, military, automotive, industrial, sports and medical industries to create exceptional, next-generation solutions.
Axiom Materials, Inc. is AS9100D and ISO90012015 certified.
Kordsa acquired Axiom Materials, Inc in 2019. For more about Kordsa..
News & events
NIAR Automated Technologies Laboratory for Aerospace Systems (ATLAS) partnered with Axiom Materials for investigating the automated fiber placement (AFP) of AX-7810-610, a solvent-based Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMC) prepreg that can be used for ...
Jun 24, 2022
Axiom’s Composite Materials Help Track & Field Athletes Win the Gold, Bronze & Silver Olympic Medals in Tokyo
Axiom recently identified that UCS Spirit’s vaulting poles, which leverage the highest quality of our composite materials, helped track and field athletes at the Tokyo Olympics ...
Sep 17, 2021
Axiom Materials Prepregs tackle Garmin Unbound Gravel 2021 presented by Craft in the Flint Hills of Kansas
Aug 04, 2021
Axiom Materials Introduces New Narrow Tow Prepregs Targeted at Electric, CNG and Hydrogen Powered Vehicles
Kordsa’s US subsidiary, Axiom Materials, is pleased to contribute to sustainable mobility with the introduction of its tow prepregs. Compared to traditional two-dimensional composite counterparts, these carbon fiber composite tow prepregs are ...
About Axiom Materials Inc.Axiom Materials, Inc. has manufactured materials for the world’s most complex applications for over a decade. As a global leader in composites — Axiom creates solutions such as: providing heat protection for rockets, making aircraft lighter weight, and industrial equipment more durable. Axiom’s advanced technology composite materials have become the industry standard in the composite market through R&D studies, new chemistry, and customer-driven applications.
About KordsaKordsa is the global player of tire, construction reinforcement, and composites technologies market. As the worldwide leader of the tire reinforcement technologies market, it carries out production through a vast area from USA to Asia Pacific and supplies its reinforcement technologies to the whole world. With its business processes all based on R&D and innovation, Kordsa has 892 patent applications worldwide. Please visit our site for Corporate Identity Elements.
Jul 08, 2021
Axiom Materials, one of Kordsa’s US-based subsidiaries, has announced the launch of its latest novel product line of Oxide-Oxide CMC surfacing films under the trade name of CerFace. The first product of the line is CerFace™ AX-8810, a ...
Axiom Materials, one of Kordsa’s US-based subsidiaries, has announced the launch of its latest novel product line of Oxide-Oxide CMC surfacing films under the trade name of CerFace. The first product of the line is CerFace™ AX-8810, a surfacing film designed to improve the outer finish of ultra-high temperature CMC components to reduce manufacturing costs and improve part lifecycle.Axiom Materials Inc., one of Kordsa’s, a global player in the tire, construction reinforcement, and composites technologies market, US-based subsidiaries, announced the launch of its latest Oxide-Oxide Ceramic Matrix Composite product line: CerFace™ surfacing films. Axiom, the only worldwide qualified manufacturer of Oxide-Oxide ceramic matrix prepregs on an industrial scale, has also introduced its first CerFace™ product, AX-8810, which is uniquely engineered to co-cure with Axiom’s Ox-Ox prepregs to reduce surface porosity and to improve surface finish. The product protects exposed fibers and minimizes surface roughness of CMC components for operating temperatures of up to 1093⁰C. Application of the film in a single-step process eliminates the need for traditional coatings and secondary processes for significant cost reduction. Axiom Materials had filed for an international patent for the CerFace™ surfacing films in 2019. The CerFace™ AX-8810 film is non-toxic and environmentally benign. The Oxide matrix is applied to an Oxide carrier using advanced solution coating techniques to maximize product performance. CerFace™ AX- 8810 is currently being offered in rolls of 61 cm width, and 23 m length. Wider widths will be available in the future. Raj Dhawan, Senior Vice President of Business Development at Axiom, is the inventor and patent holder of the product. Regarding the product, Mr. Dhawan commented, “CerFace™ AX8810 is a flagship product for Axiom’s CMC product line and its new High-Temperature Composite Center in Santa Ana, California. High surface porosity and roughness of Ox-Ox CMC, that is typical of Ox-Ox components, can be detrimental in applications where airflow, drag, and friction are a factor in overall efficiency of the component. Our CerFace™ AX-8810 can be co-cured and sintered with the Ox-Ox prepregs to produce CMC components of superior surface quality without the costly steps of secondary coatings and processing. CMC components with the surfacing film result in superior performance and life cycle. I’m proud to say that the product has received wide and enthusiastic acceptance by our aerospace and industrial customers based on their evaluation and manufacturing trials.” CerFace™ is used in high-temperature components for industrial and aerospace markets. Typical industrial applications may include combustors, shrouds, gas filters for power generation and furnace hardware, and typical aerospace applications may include lightweight aero-engine components such as the mixer, center body and cone sections; hot sections of the aircraft structures near the engine, and radomes. Application of CerFace™ also enhances the precision of machining and drilling of the CMC component. The Company plans to introduce additional CerFace™ films for modifying the surface properties of Ox-Ox CMC components in the future. About Kordsa Kordsa is the global player of tire, construction reinforcement, and composites technologies market. As the worldwide leader of the tire reinforcement technologies market, it carries out production through a vast area from the USA to the Asia Pacific and supplies its reinforcement technologies to the whole world. With its business processes all based on R&D and innovation, Kordsa has 868 patent applications worldwide. Please visit Kordsa for the Corporate Identity Elements About Axiom Materials Inc. Axiom Materials, Inc. has manufactured materials for the world's most complex applications for over a decade. As a global leader in advanced composite materials, Axiom creates solutions such as providing heat protection for rockets, making aircraft lighter, and industrial equipment more durable. Axiom’s advanced technology composite materials have become the industry standard in the composite market through R&D studies, new chemistry, and customer-driven applications. Axiom Materials Inc. was acquired by reinforcement leader Kordsa in 2019. Please visit Axiom’s website to find out more.
Feb 01, 2021
January 20, 2021 - Axiom Materials Inc., a global leader in composites materials is pleased to announce it has received the Carbon Neutrality Certification for calendar year 2019, demonstrating its commitment to corporate social responsibilities and ...
Jan 20, 2021