Composites are used in building and construction, architecture and infrastructure applications, particularly as a reinforcing material. Lately, bridge construction has proven a particularly promising application.
U.S.-based Envirolastech is seeking funds to help it bring to market its line of recycled composite materials for use in construction and landscaping applications.Barracuda Advanced Composites to supply panels for Brazilian aquarium CompositesWorld
Brazil-based Barracuda Advanced Composites will manufacture 27 sandwich composite tanks to contain a total of 5 million liters of water for the city of Rio de Janeiro's new aquarium.Composites the clear choice in telecom tower rehabs CompositesWorld
Tower permit difficulties spur repairs/upgrades of aging steel structures.Sea lion exhibit: Pultrusions renew seaside aquatic show venue CompositesWorld
When Hurricane Sandy devastated the New Jersey and New York City coastline, Strongwell Corp. (Bristol, Va.) pultruded new bleachers and decking for the New York Aquarium's storm-ravaged Aqua Theater on Coney Island.KraussMaffei demonstrates new process for panels CompositesWorld
A twin-screw machine produces wood-look panels made from rice husks and PVC, for weather-resistant applications such as facades or outdoor furniture.