Workers unload composite panels that will close openings between tracks in the New York City subway.

Cast Polymer Goes Underground

New York City’s subway is big, with nearly 450 miles of underground track. And New York City Transit, which manages the subway system, had a big – as in billion dollar – problem. As part of a public...
A worker sits on a composites crossarm to install a conductor high above Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest.

Composites Carry an Electric Load

Nearly a decade ago, BC Hydro, an electric utility serving British Columbia saw that its transmission line stretching across 40 rugged miles along the northwest coast was nearing the end of its useful life....
The first composite footbridge in the United Kingdom has been installed.

FRP Composite Footbridge in United Kingdom Installed

A composite footbridge has replaced a 50-year-old timber footbridge in Sedlescombe, Kent. It  is a fraction of the weight of its predecessor. The production of the footbridge was a result of a partnership...
North Central Outfall Sewer Air Treatment Facility in Los Angeles

FRP Filters Pass the Smell Test

People living near wastewater and sewer treatment plants often complain about the odors that emanate from them. Now some of those plants are becoming better, less odiferous neighbors. The FRP biotrickling...