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Composites Assist a Worldwide Journey

In 1999, pilot Bertrand Piccard had a radical idea – build a plane capable of flying night and day without using any fuel, propelled solely by solar energy. Four years later, after Piccard conducted a...
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The “Wow” Factor

Five eye-catching composite applications that grab the attention of both industry professionals and the general public. Lots of composite applications are the workhorses of the industry, remaining largely...
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Five Big Opportunities for Pipe and Tank Fabricators

Creative suppliers can turn marketplace challenges into business opportunities. Suppliers of FRP pipes and tanks agree that the past year has been comparatively slow when it comes to new projects. Few of the...
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CAMX 2016 Excites and Inspires

Nearly 8,000 attendees flocked to this year’s CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo and were excited and inspired by the growth and bright future of the industry. The event reached new...
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DARPA Debuts Unmanned Sea Vessel

During the next two years, the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will perform open-water testing of an unmanned surface vessel at Naval Base Point Loma in San...
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Challenging Conventions with Composites

University R&D projects continue to push the limits of what can be done with composites. If there are three words you never want to tell a composites researcher, they are “no, you can’t.” You...