WMR Composite Armor

Strike face of WMR's lightweight composite.

Multi Hit Capable

Three shots from a .44 magnum, 1400 fps at the same impact point. Read More...


WMR has a new division to better serve you. WMP will handle the production phase of all WMR materials.


Wright Materials Research Composites

Wright Materials Research Co. (WMR) is a small disadvantaged business.  It was founded in the Dayton area of Ohio on 1 January 1990 .   The President is Dr. Seng C. Tan.  WMR was awarded 8(a) status on June 15, 1993.

WMR has been working on government and industry sponsored R&D projects.  We have extensive experience in the processing and fabrication of many materials, including:

advanced compositesmicrocellular& nanocellular polymer
graphitic foamssandwich foams
reconfigurable toolingreconfigurable  mandrel
carbon nanofibersnanotubes
thin film coatingsresin transfer molding

WMR also performs stress analysis for various static and dynamic loadings using analytical, finite element, boundary element and combined FEM/BEM methods, failure prediction, and design.  WMR has several allowed and some pending patents. 

Wright Materials Research Our Mission

Our Mission is to Produce Materials and Structures that are Ultra Lightweight yet Stronger than Steels.

WMR Award Winning Performance National Tibbetts Award

WMR has won the National Tibbetts award issued by SBA at Washington D.C. Named for Roland Tibbetts - acknowledged as the father of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program - these prestigious national awards are made annually to those small firms, projects, organizations and individuals judged to exemplify the very best in SBIR achievement. The emphasis is on recognizing those accomplishments where, in the judgment of those close to hand and often most immediately affected, the stimulus of SBIR funding has made an important and significant difference.

WMR is a two time winner of the National Tibbetts Award. 2001(6th) and 2007 (12th)


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