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Published: 8/1/2014

Mass reduction for mass appeal: FRPs and CMCs in RVs
Composites save weight, speed assembly, improve aesthetics and diminish warranty service and promote sales.

Published: 3/31/2014

Sea lion exhibit: Pultrusions renew seaside aquatic show venue
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.

Published: 5/31/2012

Pultruded windows: Rising high?
New pultrudable glass fiber/resin formulations enable window manufacturers to break in to commercial architecture and build market share in residential construction.

Published: 12/1/2011

A hidden revolution: composite rebar gains strength
Fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) replacing coated steel in more reinforced-concrete applications.

Published: 8/1/2011

Small wind gets big
Massive growth, complex blade designs reopen challenging market in wind energy niche.

Published: 6/1/2010

Structural makeover: Big bridge-strengthening project
The 2.5-km/1.6-mile long cable-stayed-concrete West Gate Bridge in Melbourne, Australia, is prepped for added traffic lanes with BASF's MBrace composite reinforcements, pultruded by EPSILON Composite (Gaillan-en-Médoc, France).

Published: 5/31/2010

2010 World Pultrusion Conference Report
The biennial pultrusion industry event reflected the effects of the recession but looked forward to better days.

Published: 3/10/2010

Structural polyurethanes: Bearing bigger loads
The versatile polymer shows new strength (and other advantages) in pultrusion and core materials applications.

Published: 12/1/2007

Inside Manufacturing: Multiphase Process Forms Complex Shapes
Manufacturer adds extrusion and injection molding to thermoplastic pultrusion process to produce corrosion-resistant threaded rod.

Published: 2/1/2007

Engineering Insights: All-Composite Hovercraft Rises to Performance Challenge
An exclusive look at a lightweight pultruded and resin-infused design that sets a new standard for amphibious craft.