A new design aims to defeat the threat from debris, both as heavy piles preventing exit and as projectiles traveling at ballistic speeds.Full steam ahead for composite ship doors and hatches CompositesWorld
VABO Composites (Emmeloord, The Netherlands) has added to its wide range of composite products these ship doors and hatches that offer a 50% weight reduction vs. conventional steel doors.SAMPE Europe Summit 2016 CompositesWorld
SAMPE Europe held its one-day Summit Paris 2016 event at the Hotel Pullman Paris Eiffel Tower on March 7. CW’s technical editor Sara Black was in attendance and noted the following standout presentations.Ushering in a new era for windows … and more CompositesWorld
Superlative stiffness and thermal efficiency could make this highly glass-filled pultruded polyurethane insert a construction industry go-to material of choice.Gardner Business Index at 50.0 in March CompositesWorld
New orders and production are up. Capital spending plans foreshadow equipment investments.