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Composites Industry

The composites industry is comprised of thousand of manufacturers of products and materials. Discover more about the composites industry, associations, and events.

Advantages of Composite Materials
Composite materials are commonly used because their properties create significant advantages in the products that are manufactured from them.

Bio-Based Composites
Bio-based composites use raw materials derived from plant sources. It is a growing movement in composites and plastics.

Composites In Military
Composite materials continue to revolutionize military applications as their properties make for better equipment and armor.

CIPP - Cure In Place Pipe
CIPP, or Cured In Place Piping is a method of using composite materials to repair a pipe or drain with out digging.

Recycling Composite Materials
Recycling of composite materials is a new and growing segment of the composites industry, which is needed for and end of life solution.

History of Carbon Fiber
Developed for defense applications, carbon fiber composites are being used in a wide range of applications.

Composite Materials In Boats
Some form of composites have been used in boats since man first ventured into the sea. But modern FRP composite materials in boats is still relatively new.

Composite Material Distribution
The composite material distributor provides a great deal of value to the composites industry. Learn about the basics of composites distribution, and the service provided.

Fiber Reinforced Concrete
Fiber reinforced concrete is used day in and out, it is even used on the stucco on our walls. Learn why concrete is being reinforced with composite materials.

Composites In UAVs
Composites make UAVs possible. Learn what lightweight composite materials are used in Unmanned Areal Vehicles.

787 Dreamliner
Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner is a "game changer" in the aerospace industry, and it is dependent on lightweight composite materials.

American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA)
The ACMA is North America's primary association representing the manufacturers of products using fiber reinforced composite materials.

Composite Industry Information
Learn about the various composite material associations and how to get involved with the composites industry.

Q/A With Craig Collier of Collier Research
Question and answer session with composite industry insider Craig Collier of Collier Research.

Thermoset Resin Formulators Association
Composite industry association serving the thermosetting resin manufacturers and suppliers of epoxy, polyester, vinyl ester, urethane, silicone, acrylic and phenolics.

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