Category — Composite Industry News



The LAPD is going Electric

Law Enforcement is looking towards the future of transporation, with a potential new fleet of sustainable electric vehicles. Say hello to the BMW i9

December 16, 2015   1 Comment

Summer Kicks Off with Composites

Quickboat Pre-AssemblyComposites are designed to stand up to heat, saltwater, pool chemicals, and more—they’re perfect for summer use! See where you’ll find them this season…

June 11, 2015   No Comments

A First Look at Composites in 2015

DPSskisThe first quarter of 2015 is virtually complete, so we thought we’d follow up on some of our predictions for the year in composites

March 26, 2015   3 Comments

COUNTERVAIL® composites technology tackles rough road ahead

Bianchi Infinito CV RidingItalian bicycle manufacturer Bianchi teams with Materials Sciences Corp. to tackle vibration using composites technology. No matter how rough the terrain.

December 3, 2014   No Comments

Carbon Fiber Round-Up: November 2014

FormulaHybridCarCarbon fiber is in the everywhere in the news. It’s got wings. It’s got wheels. It’s changing shape all by itself. Check it out.

November 19, 2014   2 Comments

Makani Wind Energy Puts Composites on a Tether

WalktheMakaniThe switch to clean energy means wind power needs to be more cost efficient up front. See how composites play a role in this unique application.

August 27, 2014   No Comments

Mantis Shrimp Holds Key to Better Composites in its Fist

MantisShrimpEyesMantis Shrimp may hold key to creating better composites…in its fist.

August 13, 2014   No Comments

Fiberglass Sculpture: Composites Go High Brow

Waltzing Matilda by Alice Aycock One man’s composite may be another man’s art. See how artists are using fiberglass for sculpture.

May 21, 2014   4 Comments

Fiberglass Bridges the Gap: Composites at Work

Fiberglass component for bridge constructionIt’s not a new concept: structural engineers have been using fiberglass composites for bridge construction and repair for almost 20 years now. But the popularity of this practice has grown exponentially worldwide for a number of reasons.

May 7, 2014   5 Comments

Carbon Fiber elevator cables will take us higher


UltraRope
Finland’s Kone recently unveiled UltraRope, a carbon fiber rope they hope will replace old steel elevator cables, raising the ceiling on tall buildings.

June 19, 2013   2 Comments