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Kilwell Fibretube was established in 1968 to manufacture specialist fishing rod blanks for New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. Knowledge gained in this industry was soon applied to other Sporting equipment and a rapidly expanding Industry using specific tubing for their industry. Over the years more than 75% of our production is exported worldwide.

Continuous research and implementation of developments in fibre and resin technologies has seen Kilwell Fibretube become world leaders in innovative and efficient design and manufacture of a diverse range of composite tubing.

We stock a large range of standard and high modulus carbon fibre, fibreglass and aramid materials and combine these to supply the best possible performance and price option for your application.

Our range of tooling is second to none, from the finest of fishing rod tips to heavy walled compressions tube up to 220mm diameter and 5250mm length in parallel, tapered and oval configurations. Most specifications can be met using existing tooling, providing significant savings, particularly on one-off or short run items.

Custom design expertise supported by an extensive range of materials and tooling results in elegant solutions to your design challenges. Close liaison from concept to production ensures the best possible combination of strength, stiffness and weight for your application.

Fishing rod blanks, paddle shafts, rowing oar shafts, masts, booms, prods and spinnaker poles, stern tubes, outriggers, earthsticks, and telescopic pole sets are some examples of the myriad of applications using Kilwell Fibretube products. Precision grinding, sanding, painting and machining operations are carried out in our premises or can be arranged with outside composite machining specialists.

Fishing rod blanks, paddle shafts, rowing oar shafts, masts, booms, prods and spinnaker poles, stern tubes, outriggers, earthsticks, and telescopic pole sets are some examples of the myriad of applications using Kilwell Fibretube products.

Custom design expertise supported by an extensive range of materials and tooling results in elegant solutions to your design challenges. Close liaison from concept to production ensures the best possible combination of strength, stiffness and weight for your application is always achieved and we manufacture from one-off to high volume production runs.

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