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Published: 6/1/2014

GFRP enables first grid-connected U.S. floating wind turbine
Composite tower on 1:8-scale system reduces hull size/weight and helps mitigate the overall cost of electric power generation.

Published: 11/30/2013

Bus station pavilion: A marriage of design and manufacture
Architectural design studio and boatbuilder cooperate to make this passenger terminal "first" a first-class showpiece.

Published: 12/1/2012

Underground storage tanks: Rehabilitation without excavation
An unusual “lost-core” composite adds double walls protection to noncompliant tanks without excavation.

Published: 10/1/2012

Off-grid turbine: Helix in the wind
This new composite twist on the vertical-axis wind turbine makes no small impact on the private power market.

Published: 10/1/2011

Concert hall composites: Acoustic alchemy
Massive composite acoustic structures will reflect and diffuse sound to heighten audio quality in a new high-profile performance space.

Published: 8/1/2011

Automating swimming pool production
Small producer ramps up productivity with "entry level" robotics.

Published: 5/2/2011

Carrier-capable, all-composite external fuel tank
Legacy product positions builder for a shot at an F-35 contract.

Published: 5/2/2011

Nanotechnology: Into the realm of real
Fast, scalable process grows nanostructures directly on composite reinforcements for a “drop-in” use in volume production processes.

Published: 3/1/2011

3-D woven reinforcements update
Suppliers make progress toward reinforcement preforms that exhibit comparable properties in the x, y and z axes.

Published: 1/31/2011

Low-volume thermoplastics: Differential pressure molding
Cost-effective tooling and presses enable semi-automated prototyping and low-volume production of thermoplastic composites.