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.


Most Recent Content: Marine Composites
Sailing the sea with composite wings

Autonomous sailing vessel patrols with patented WingSail technology.
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SCIGRIP to sponsor World Cup Solar Challenge boat team CompositesWorld

Adhesives specialist SCIGRIP will sponsor the Polish Green Solar Team in the DONG World Cup Solar Power Challenge 2014, taking place in Holland during the summer.

Sea lion exhibit: Pultrusions renew seaside aquatic show venue CompositesWorld

When Hurricane Sandy devastated the New Jersey and New York City coastline, Strongwell Corp. (Bristol, Va.) pultruded new bleachers and decking for the New York Aquarium's storm-ravaged Aqua Theater on Coney Island.

Quay cable tray: Composites upgrade container ship terminal CompositesWorld

When the Cape Town, South Africa, Transnet National Ports Authority began a 12-month effort to expand its facility and upgrade its existing quays (wharfs), engineers realized that the Authority had a safety problem at its main container quay. Composites provided the solution.

Thin-ply technology for marine CompositesWorld

Huntsman Advanced Materials and North Thin Ply Technology will be celebrating winning the JEC Europe 2014 Innovation Award in the Marine category for the manufacture and use of ultra-thin prepregs in ultra-light C-Class racing yacht designs.

Resin, manufacturing solutions for automotive, wind, marine CompositesWorld

BASF will feature a number of material and manufacturing solutions for applications in the automotive, wind and marine markets, including a polyurethane for the BMW i3 seat pan and a thermoplastic RTM resin.

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