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.
Six hours is all it took remove an old wooden pedestrian bridge in Daniel Boone National Forest and install a new FiberSPAN bridge from Composite Advantage.MIT researchers reveal how bonded joints fracture and fail CompositesWorld
Moisture reportedly plays crucial role.Faster...is better CompositesWorld
Ten months….that’s a lot of time, in my book. Why do public works agencies tolerate such drawn-out projects using traditional materials, when composites are faster, more efficient and more durable?Code-compliant FRP cladding for high-rise buildings CompositesWorld
Kreysler & Associates has introduced a new glass fiber composite cladding material, called Fireshield 285, which its designers say solves the riddle of fire code compliance on high-rise structures.Composite foundation wall system unveiled at AIA convention CompositesWorld
Poured-concrete foundation walls have been the industry standard for residential homes in the U.S. for more than 100 years. But that could change with the introduction of patented Epitome composite foundation walls from Composite Panel Systems.