In the June 2008 issue of CT, our education story, "Retooling Theory and Practice" on p. 48, misidentified a new composites training facility associated with Southern Maine Community College (Portland, Maine). An alert reader informed us that the facility we reported as the Advanced Technology Center is actually the Maine Advanced Technology Center. CT is happy to set the record straight.
Editor PickDeepFlex Composite Deepwater FFRP Pipe Begins Commercialization
DeepFlex Inc. (Houston, Texas), a manufacturer of glass fiber-reinforced pipe for use in subsea and deepwater oil exploration applications, has announced that its pipe is being used in the Gulf of Mexico, West Africa and Far East Asia. The pipe is an all-composite flexible fiber-reinforced pipe (FFRP), a lightweight,