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Published: 7/1/2018

Composites perform water rescue in high-speed rail tunnel
Channeling out the great quantities of water that flow into Spain’s Pajares railway tunnels in the Cantabria Mountain range required an award-winning composites innovation.

Published: 3/27/2018

Wind blade spar caps: Pultruded to perfection?
Introduced to the market about five years ago, pultruded, carbon fiber-reinforced spar caps, incorporated as the reinforcing member of wind turbine rotor blades, are a byproduct of the evolution and increasing technological sophistication of the glo...

Published: 1/29/2018

Hybrid composite struts reduce vehicle weight, improve handling
Pultruded carbon/glass fiber composite underbody stiffeners move into medium-volume Mercedes-AMG production vehicles.  

Published: 4/11/2017

Curved pultrusion? No longer an oxymoron
Radius-Pultrusion process offers linear or curved profiles.

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: 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: 8/31/2015

Composites upgrade marine infrastructure
All-composite docks best concrete in cost and time and aim toward future fastener-less construction for greater savings and sustainability.

Published: 8/1/2014

Disaster-resistant housing: Framing the future
This need in developing nations could be met by a composite structural framing system capable of producing both fortified dwellings and jobs.

Published: 4/30/2014

Don’t call it a blimp!
The builders of this variable-buoyancy craft count on carbon fiber/epoxy trusswork to enable a new era of air transport.

Published: 4/1/2014

Composites the clear choice in telecom tower rehabs
Tower permit difficulties spur repairs/upgrades of aging steel structures.