FAQ

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Frequently Asked Questions

About Tricel

How can I become a Tricel Composites Customer?

To register to do business with Tricel Composites – please fill in the Contact Form

Can I speak to your Technical Team?

We’ve been in the composites industry for over 60 years. We pride ourselves on always having our technical team on hand to offer you the best advice when it comes to choosing the most appropriate products for your business.

If you’d like to speak to one of our technical team to discuss your needs you can fill in our contact form, or call UK +44 (0) 1132 703 133 or NI +44 (0)2841 753 738

Where are Tricel Based?

With manufacturing and distribution operations in 12 locations across Europe, we supply a comprehensive range of products to over 50 countries worldwide. Our brand is built on product diversity, exceptional technical expertise and reliable delivery.

Our UK depots are as follows:

Tricel Composites (NI)

Units 10 & 11, Milltown Industrial Estate,
Greenan Road,
Warrenpoint,
Newry,
BT34 3FN
Tel: +44 (0)2841 753738

Tricel Composites (GB)

Unit 1 – 4 Larchfield Road,
Leeds,
West Yorkshire,
LS10 1QP
Tel: +44 (0)1132 703 133

2 Crowland Street,
Southport,
Merseyside,
PR9 7RZ
Tel: +44 (0)1704 540 626

What markets do Tricel Composites cover?

Our technical and professional skills which make our product offerings and manufacturing capabilities unique. Tricel stock and distribute an extensive range of products to meet the requirement of GRP manufacture. We stock the leading brands within the composites industry at competitive prices across the Automotive Industry, Marine Industry, Transport Industry, Wind Energy, Building Industry, Moulding Industry.

What products do Tricel Composites distribute?

With over 60 years in the composites industry, our technical staff are always on hand to offer our customers the best advice to ensure you are using the most appropriate products for your business, maximising your production capabilities whilst looking to minimise costs and wastage. We stock the leading brands within the composites industry and competitive prices:

  • Resins
  • Reinforcements
  • Advanced Reinforcements and Pre-pregs
  • Gelcoats
  • Pigments
  • Core materials
  • Release agents
  • Specialist Toolings
  • Ancillaries
  • Bonding Adhesives

Distribution

How do I become a distributor for Tricel?

With access to the most competitive pricing, delivery through our own fleet or in partnership with our logistics provider, and depots situated in the UK and Ireland, we are primarily placed for both local and national supply, enabling us to get the right composites materials to your customer. For further information please fill in our contact form or if you’re in the UK call +44 (0) 1132 703 133 or NI call +44 (0)2841 753 738.

Why should I choose Tricel?

Tricel is a globally recognised brand employing nearly 400 people worldwide. We develop, manufacture, distribute and sell an innovative and extensive range of solution based products in over 50 countries worldwide.

Tricel has a long standing history in composites manufacturing ranging from general moulding, spray up through to advanced production such as sheet moulding compound processes, RTM and hand lay-up. It is from these manufacturing processes that Tricel have built up the expertise and product knowledge that we use in identifying and sourcing the best products for composites manufacture. With depots in the UK and Ireland, we are primarily placed for both local and national supply, enabling us to get the right composites materials to our customers.

Evolved from its beginnings as a manufacturer of GRP solutions, Tricel is today globally recognised provider of high-performance solutions across Composites, Construction, Water and Environmental. We take pride in the delivery of innovative, high-quality, products, and business solutions that our customers can trust, employ and use to facilitate their own

Downloads & Certificates

Where can I find the certficates and data sheets I need?

Tricel is dedicated to providing high-quality products and services across its range.  In order to achieve the highest standards of quality within Tricel’s production processes, operations and customer service.

Strict codes of practice are in place for employees and their responsibilities and obligations are clearly defined to ensure that quality is never compromised.

View our downloads here. 

 

Product Information

What kind of reinforcements do you stock?

Tricel offers a range of glass, carbon and fibre reinforcements which are in stock and ready for next day dispatch. Our glass reinforcements come in a a range of formats including; CSM, woven rovings, and glass cloth. We also offer e-glass which can be used with epoxy resins.

Our fibre reinforcements often perform better than their glass counterparts, and are available in naural and synthetic fibres.

Our Carbon, Kevlar and Hybrid fabrics offer high performance and decorative features and offer superior strength as well as a light weight. Available in a range of weights, patterns and sizes.

View our advanced composites here. 

 

What is the best resin?

We offer a range of resins including: Epoxy, Polyurethane, Vinyl ester and Polyester.

All of our resins are sourced from the highest quality manufacturers and subject to vigorous batch testings by our in-house technical team for full traceability. Each resin has it’s benefits:

Epoxy Resin:

  • good resistance to thermal and chemical stress
  • adapable to most substrates
  • use with cabon fibre, kevlar, hybrid fabrics, natural composites and e-glass

Polyurethane:

  • great flexibility
  • good weather resistance
  • good impact resistance
  • good insulating properties

Vinyl ester:

  • good chemical resistance
  • lower shrinkage than polyester
  • higher mechnaical properties than polyester

Polyester:

  • low cost
  • easy to use in a range of processes
  • not impacted by uv radiation

The best resin for you usually depends on the type of job and process you are working with. Our technical sales team are always willing to review your current products and processes and help you maximise your production capabilities, whilst looking to minimise costs and wastage.

 

 

 

Still need help? Contact us!

For any other questions, please email us at [email protected] or call us on +44 (0)1132 703 133