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Published: 1/5/2018

Composite fendering piles fit the bill
Composites replace wood in New Jersey marine fender project.

Published: 11/14/2017

Higher performance in precast concrete with CFRP
C-GRID trusses in CarbonCast wall system cut construction time, cost, complexity and carbon footprint in energy-efficient urban student housing.

Published: 6/9/2017

Thermoplastic composite panels deliver affordable housing solutions
Modular construction concept takes composite housing another step forward, offering a wide range of comparably priced housing solutions to builders of all types.

Published: 9/13/2016

Fast-build construction with composites
A Brazilian modular wall system that can deliver affordable homes and schools in days is exported to meet global needs, including for refugee resettlement.

Published: 8/12/2016

Engineering large-diameter underground pipe
A combination of design and new materials enhances pipe performance without adding cost.

Published: 8/8/2016

Styrene-free resins: More than emissions reduction
Since the first introductions of low- and no-styrene resins, the emphasis has shifted from mere compliance to comparable — or better — performance.

Published: 6/30/2016

Melding aesthetics with structure
A stairwell shroud recently installed on a Michigan university campus could be a bellwether for the expansion of composites into architectural applications previously considered out of reach.

Published: 4/29/2016

Ushering in a new era for windows … and more
Superlative stiffness and thermal efficiency could make this highly glass-filled pultruded polyurethane insert a construction industry go-to material of choice.

Published: 2/8/2016

Thermoplastic honeycomb cores: Tough insulated sandwiches
Foam-filled nylon/polyester fabric yields sandwich panel cores with excellent mechanicals, durability, thermal insulation.

Published: 1/29/2016

Alternative precursor R&D: Lignin in the lightweighting limelight
This abundant, renewable resource shows promise as an alternative to PAN for low-cost, functional carbon fibers.