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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Integral Technologies, Advanced Battery Concepts form joint technology assessment program CompositesWorld

The JTAP will evaluate the production readiness of bi‐polar batteries manufactured with ElectriPlast bi‐plate materials and processes.

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.

JEC World 2016: Fully recyclable sailboat hull demonstrator CompositesWorld

Arkema (Colombes, France), in addition to news of its collaboration with Polystrand (Englewood, CO, US), had as the centerpiece of its stand a complete carbon fiber sailboat hull made with the company’s trademarked Elium liquid thermoplastic resin.

Gardner Business Index at 50.0 in March CompositesWorld

New orders and production are up. Capital spending plans foreshadow equipment investments.

In defense of glass fiber CompositesWorld

Given the hype around carbon fiber, CW columnist Dale Brosius says it's easy to overlook the importance and future of glass fiber.

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