Zone: Marine Composites
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The marine market is the most deeply penetrated of all end markets served by the composites industry. Yachts, sailboats and other craft make substantial use of gel coat, core material, glass fiber and, in some applications, carbon fiber.


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Sailing the sea with composite wings

Autonomous sailing vessel patrols with patented WingSail technology.
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Report from IBEX 2015 CompositesWorld

As always, IBEX supplied new products, processes and education, not only to boatbuilders, but to the composites industry overall.

Composite pontoons undergird update of 1820s-vintage floating bridge CompositesWorld

Modular composite flotation system triples potential lifespan of New England town’s signature single-lane auto/pedestrian timber bridge.

CAMX 2015 Preview CompositesWorld

ACMA’s and SAMPE’s 2nd combined event promises a conference and exhibition of unprecedented scale and value to composite manufacturers from all corners of the composites world.

CW Business Index at 42.9 – Lowest since December 2012 CompositesWorld

Steve Kline, Jr., the director of market intelligence for Gardner Business Media Inc. (Cincinnati, OH, US), the publisher of CompositesWorld magazine, presents the CompositesWorld Business Index for the US composites industry through August 2015.

Is a composites technical talent shortage looming? CompositesWorld

Regular CW columnist Dale Brosius, also the chief commercialization officer for the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI, Knoxville, TN, US), calls for more schools with curricula that mint engineers with undergraduate degrees in composites.

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