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Alpha Composites Ltd is a multi-award winning company which specialises in the design and manufacture of high quality carbon composite components for global industries including Defence, Aerospace and Security markets.

Our production portfolio includes UAV's (fixed wing and vertical take-off), ROV's, Satellite Dishes, Radome, X-Ray Machines, Robotic Mannequins which are fully automated and used to test NBC suits and gas masks, and soldier portable bridge crossing and ladder capability.

The company has vast experience in the manufacture of composite components covering all disciplines where the customer or designer requires

  • Superior strength to weight and stiffness to weight ratios

  • Excellent fatigue resistance

  • Low thermal co efficient

  • Vibration dampening

  • Inert in harsh or corrosive environments

  • Radio, radar and x-ray transparency

  • Electrical insulator or conductor

The inherent strength/stiffness to weight properties of carbon composite has significant advantages over many traditional materials and has been utilised to great effect in the development of composite structural and non-structural components.

Alpha Composites Ltd offers the complete composite process using a range of pre-preg fabrics including, Carbon, Kevlar, speciality hybrid fibre reinforcements, impregnated with standard or toughened epoxies to meet the component requirements. Where required, we also have the ability to provide a design solution or take an initial submitted design through the manufacture of tooling block, patterns and shuttering to mould making, component laminating, trimming and assembly of the complete bonded structure.

The company has developed an externally assessed NVQ 2 training programme for staff. We have the expertise to provide a complete design, tooling, manufacturing and engineering solution to meet the component requirements.

Our focus on quality, delivery and cost efficient production, is of paramount importance to the success of ACL, as is evidenced by the AS 9100 and ISO9001 standards which are incorporated throughout all areas of our business. We are also members of ADS SC21 (21st Century Supply Chain), and committed to improving our performance and competitiveness in the UK Defence and Aerospace sectors.

Our experience of responding proactively to demanding time scales and performance quality standards, has earned us a reputation for excellence in the engineering and manufacture of carbon composite components and enabled us to build strong relationships with our customers


14 Top Angel
Buckingham Industrial Estate
MK18 1TH

Tel: +44 (0) 1280 814400

Fax: +44 (0) 1280 815599



Contact: David Taylor (Business Development Director)

Products/Services :

  • Carbon Composite Components
  • Carbon Manufacturing
  • Composites
  • Composites - Polymers - Plastics
  • Defence Composites

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