Construction & Infrastructure

Composites are used in building and construction, architecture and infrastructure applications, particularly as a reinforcing material. From composite bridge fairings to carbon fiber rebar to innovations in architecture, composites are making their way into our buildings, roads and other infrastructure.
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Composites: Irrational exuberance?

Columnist Dale Brosius advises against overoptimism as he reflects that much of the composites technology on display at JEC World 2019 were prototypes and proof of concepts, not revenue-generating products.
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Index moves higher on new orders rebound

The Composites Business Index moved higher in February 2019, rebounding from January’s low.

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Polygon develops PolyLube composite bearings

The filament-wound fiberglass/epoxy bearings are lightweight, high-strength, corrosion-resistant and designed to easily replace existing metal bushings.