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.
Hinckley Yachts’ Dasher features carbon fiber/epoxy construction and electric propulsion
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The markets: Boatbuilding and marine (2019)

NMMA’s top trends for 2018 include more accessible and versatile recreational watercraft for families, an increase in saltwater and freshwater fishing boat sales, and increased sales for cruisers. Electric propulsion and 3D-printed hulls and molds are also gaining momentum.

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Composites 2019: A multitude of markets

The composites industry, in general, is continuing to show health and growth, powered particularly by its aerospace, automotive and wind energy sectors.

New Product Announcements
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Gurit expands Ampreg wet laminating product line

The product line is designed for the manufacture of large composite structures in the marine, wind and construction industries.