Marine Composites

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Published: 5/10/2017

Composite submersibles: Under pressure in deep, deep waters
Manned deepsea exploration calls for a highly engineered composites solution that saves weight and preserves life — at 6,500-psi service pressure.

Published: 3/3/2017

Closing in on commercial-scale ocean-energy capture
Water-flow power pioneer preps to place major composites-enabled submersible tidal power generation system near energy-rich Bay of Fundy.

Published: 8/8/2016

Styrene-free resins: More than emissions reduction
Since the first introductions of low- and no-styrene resins, the emphasis has shifted from mere compliance to comparable — or better — performance.

Published: 1/29/2016

Boat propellers with replaceable, interchangeable blades
Long glass fiber-reinforced polyamide makes this modular propeller tough enough for a challenging application, eliminating costly prop repair.

Published: 1/29/2016

Alternative precursor R&D: Lignin in the lightweighting limelight
This abundant, renewable resource shows promise as an alternative to PAN for low-cost, functional carbon fibers.

Published: 1/1/2016

World’s largest center console with single-skin hull
Navy RHIB concept goes commercial in the new HydraSports Custom Sueños high-performance offshore fishing boat.

Published: 11/30/2015

Volvo 65: Identical and optimal composite spars and rigging
“One design” concept takes the boat out of the yacht-racing equation, pitting teams against the wind, sea … and each other.

Published: 9/30/2015

Composite pontoons undergird update of 1820s-vintage floating bridge
Modular composite flotation system triples potential lifespan of New England town’s signature single-lane auto/pedestrian timber bridge.

Published: 8/31/2015

Composites upgrade marine infrastructure
All-composite docks best concrete in cost and time and aim toward future fastener-less construction for greater savings and sustainability.

Published: 1/6/2015

Dark knights: Sleek trimarans surveil the seas
Epoxy-infused patrol boats outperform less nimble and more costly conventional naval craft.