Marine Composites

The marine market is the most deeply penetrated of all end markets served by the composites industry. Yachts, sailboats and other craft make substantial use of gel coat, core material, glass fiber and, in some applications, carbon fiber.
Features

How is tow spread?

ITA characterizes tow spreading processes and parameters as it develops new technology to speed production (100 m/min) and reduce width variation (<1mm).
Features

UV-curing grows composites market share

Established and flourishing in the underground pipe relining arena, UV-curable resins are finding new applications in other out-of-the-way places.

New Product Announcements
New Product

Ashland launches new Derakane resin

New resin improves manufacturing efficiencies and lowers emissions with an innovative styrene suppressant technology while maintaining the performance of the legacy Derakane lines.