CFRP Panels Encircle Symphony Audiences

Audiences in the Seattle Symphony’s new Octave 9 Raisbeck Music Center are surrounded by a CFRP-backed circular enclosure that immerses them in a multi-sensory experience of live music, surround video...

Getting Architects on Board with Composites

Now that many architects are aware of FRP, how do we educate them on how and when to use the materials? The 8,000-pound bronze International Friendship Bell in Oak Ridge, Tenn., was installed in a park in...

Recycled PET Home Shows Its Strength

There are only a handful of companies around the world turning the polyethylene terephthalate (PET) found in food and drink packaging into a foam. The balance of cost-effectiveness with strength,...

GFRP Stands Up to Gorilla Strength

The gorillas at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo needed more room to roam. Two gorillas joined the resident male in 2017, and another was welcomed last year. So the zoo modified its gorilla habitat to support the...