Materials and Finishes

Each stage of the end-to-end service that we provide will have its own range of materials available for use. Please see details and a selection of images of materials and finishes available below.

If you have a different material in mind that you’d like to use or a certain finish that you’d like to achieve, then please contact us and we’ll see what we can do to accommodate your ideas. You can call us on 01455 890 571 or email

Pentapatterns materials and finishes


Our 5-axis CNC machines are capable of processing a range of materials including, but not limited to:

  • Polyurethane model boards
  • Epoxy model boards
  • Polystyrene
  • Aluminium
  • Timber

The composites team here at Penta are qualified and experienced in working with a range of materials. The materials that we offer through our composites services are:

  • Carbon fibre (in a variety of colours)
  • Kevlar
  • Fibreglass
  • Flax



We predominantly work with the following resins and materials:

  • Polyurethane Resin
  • Epoxy Resin
  • Jesmonite

There are a number of different materials, pigments and paints available for you to use alongside resin. This includes, but is not limited to

  • Gold leaf
  • Foils
  • Paint
  • Metallic shimmer powders


You can have your composite components finished in any of the following styles:

  • Gloss
  • Matt
  • Satin
  • Lacquer (in a variety of colours)

There are a broad range of finishes that we can achieve for resin projects including, but is not limited to:

  • Polished and unpolished surfaces
  • Lacquering
  • Sprayed and metal sprayed
  • Deliberately added defects

If you’d like to see some physical samples or come and visit our facility, then please get in touch by calling 01455 890 571 or emailing


    Established in 1985, we have built a strong reputation for manufacturing excellent products within tight timescales and to extremely high tolerances. In order to achieve this, we use state of the art equipment and traditional, time honoured processes and skills.

    Call us on:
    01455 890 571