The 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
The global composites market is anticipated to witness good growth and reach over $35 billion by 2019. What can we expect for the coming year?
December 17, 2014 No Comments
San Francisco-based Wind+Wing teamed ancient sailing methods with modern-day carbon fiber technology. The result may help Bay transportation go greener.
November 5, 2014 No Comments
The 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
In an episode of ‘World’s Toughest Fixes’ on National Geographic Channel, a giant, 115-ton wind turbine is being erected in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. In the future, residents will count on the wind to generate energy for their community, but first, engineers will have to battle that wind in order to erect this massive turbine.
September 22, 2010 No Comments
Wind farms are booming in the United States; and with all this growth comes an interesting niche job – “Rope Specialists”. Ascending 250 feet, these specialists reach and repair precarious parts of wind turbines in the field. These wind blades, made of fiberglass, sometimes get damaged by lightning strikes, ice, birds and harsh weather conditions. Someone has to repair them. That’s where Fibre Glast customer Rope Partner comes in. Armed with a belt full of supplies, these technicians brave the elements to get the job done.
August 20, 2010 No Comments