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About Composite And Plastic Materials

Learn the basic information on composite and plastic materials. Understand why they are unique, and the how their properties create unique benefits.
  1. Applications (23)
  2. What's a Composite? (8)

Composites In Transportation
Composites are the material of choice in modern transportation due to their lightweight and high-strength properties.

Composites In Space
Composite materials are the backbone of space travel. Learn about composites in space.

Thermoplastic vs Thermoset Resins
Thermoset vs thermoplastic composites, what is the difference? Both have advantages and there is demand for both thermoplastic and thermoset composites.

Entropy Bio-Based Resins
Entropy Resins is a manufacturer of bio-based epoxy resins that are truly environmentally friendly. Learn more about their products and company with a question and answer session with their founders.

Composite Resin Basics - Polyester and Vinyl Ester
Polyester and vinyl ester resins are the two most common resins used in FRP composites. Learn why these resins work so well.

Basics of Composite Materials
Learn the basics of composite materials. Find out what makes carbon fiber lightweight and strong or simply, what makes a composite... a composite.

History of Composites
What is the history of composite materials? Find out when the first composite was used, and how composites have changed through the years.

What Is a Composite?
When two materials are combined to make a stronger material, a composite is made. Learn what makes composite materials unique, strong, and lightweight.

Benefits of Composites

The numerous features of composite materials have led to the widespread adoption and use through many different industries. It is because of these unique features of composites that people benefit. Below are some of the most important features of composites, and the benefits they provide

The History of Plastic
Dating all the way back to 1862, plastic is the amazing man-made material that has changed the world, and open the door to composite materials.

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