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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Composites pioneer dies CompositesWorld

Heinz Bader, a member of the Scott Bader company family, started Swiss company Scobalit, which exists to this day.

SAERTEX announces 3D fabrics CompositesWorld

The company offers 3D reinforcements in fabric and billet form.

Wessex Resins and Adhesives launches West System International CompositesWorld

The new division will provide a greater level of international support for and information about the WEST SYSTEM and PRO-SET epoxy brands.

ClassNK, Nakashima Propeller install first CFRP propeller on merchant vessel CompositesWorld

Japanese classification society ClassNK and Nakashima Propeller Co. Ltd. installed a 2.12m diameter carbon fiber composite propeller on the main propulsion system of the Taiko Maru merchant vessel.

Destroyer deckhouse roof meets U.S. Navy fire code with phenolic composite CompositesWorld

An all-composite deckhouse superstructure, built by Huntington Ingalls Industries (Gulfport, Miss.) cuts topside weight and enables stealth capability by reducing the radar signature of the U.S. Navy’s new, nearly $4 billion (USD) Zumwalt-class destroyer.

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