Integran News Blog

Integran featured in PEO Engineering Dimensions Magazine

Posted on Thu, Nov 12, 2015


The Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) recently visited Integran Technologies to tour our facility and learn about Nanovate technology. PEO is the licensing and regulating body for engineering in the province. It fulfills the same role for engineers as the College of Physicians and Surgeons for doctors or the Law Society of Upper Canada for lawyers. We got a chance to discuss how our advanced materials are used in applications from the aerospace, biomedical and defense industries. Of course, they also wanted to see COLT Hockey in action and talk about how our technology is re-inventing the hockey stick.

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Tags: Composites, Structural Plating on Plastics, Colt Hockey

Trying To Break The Highly Durable Colt Hockey Stick

Posted on Thu, Nov 21, 2013

Here is a great new video demonstrating how Integran's Nanovate metal coatings can be used to significantly improve the durability of composites without adding much weight. Composites, while strong and lightweight, are very vulnerable to impact and wear damage that leaves them prone to failure.

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Tags: Sporting Goods, Composites, Intebond, Plating on Composites, Structural Plating on Plastics, Erosion Resistance, Plating Carbon Composites, Colt Hockey, Durable Composites, Composite Durability

Colt Hockey: Kickstarter Successful, Stick pre-orders now available!

Posted on Thu, Nov 07, 2013

Congratulations to our partners, Colt Hockey, for meeting and exceeding their goal on Kickstarter to develop a higher performance and more durable composite hockey stick with PowerMetal Technologies.  The project exceeded expectations with over $100,000 raised from almost 500 supporters.  

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Tags: Structural Plating, Sporting Goods, Composites, Intebond, Plating on Composites, Partnerships, Plating Carbon Composites, Colt Hockey

Engineering a Better Hockey Stick: The Colt Kickstarter with Nanovate

Posted on Tue, Sep 10, 2013

Yesterday, Kickstarter launched in Canada, and one of the first products on there was uniquely Canadian: a better hockey stick!  After 24 hours, the stick campaign is already 25% funded and is leading Kickstarter Canada as the most successful launch day campaign!

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Tags: Structural Plating, Sporting Goods, Composites, Intebond, Plating on Composites

Cervelo launches Rca bike with Nanovate metal reinforced composites

Posted on Thu, Mar 14, 2013

We're excited to talk about a new high end race bike that Cervelo Cycles lauched today. The Rca is Cervelo's newest lightweight, stiff race bike and it features a Nanovate metal toughened composite fork steer tube to maximize toughness, damage resistance and weight of the component.

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Tags: Sporting Goods, Composites, Intebond, Plating on Composites, Plating Carbon Composites, Awards