Fabric/Preform

Fibers of all types are typically produced as single tows. Tows are then used to weave or a knit a variety of fabric types, including preforms. Preforms are three-dimensional fabric forms designed to conform to a specific shape to meet specific mechanical and structural requirements.
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The markets: Construction (2019)

Composites materials advance construction projects globally, including combinations of wood and carbon fiber, foldable composites and more.
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The markets: Civil infrastructure (2019)

According to a report by the coalition Transportation for America (Washington, DC, US), titled The Fix We’re In For: The State of our Nation’s Busiest Bridges, there are 69,223 structurally deficient highway bridges in the U.S. alone — 11.5% of all US highway bridges — that require rehabilitation or replacement.

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