Leader in machined plastics and resin bonded fabrics Engineering plastics and composites




“Every time a Lancaster took off, a thousand Tufnol parts went with it.”


This wartime saying showed Tufnol as the epitome of UK-made, high quality and reliable composites for the aircraft industry.


Tufnol composites materials have benefited the aircraft industry throughout its history due to their unique properties:

  • 1/3 the weight of aluminium
  • High strength
  • Non-corrodible
  • Dimensionally stable
  • Chemically resistant


Today our materials development expertise keeps us apace of the needs of the modern aerospace engineering industry. Customers include:

  • Agusta Westland
  • GKN Aerospace
  • Boeing