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Applications of Composites and Plastics

Composites and plastics are used in a wide variety of products, from advanced spacecraft to sporting goods to joint implants. This page explores some of those uses.
  1. Automotive
  2. Bicycles
  3. Biomedical
  4. Golf
  5. Ground Transport
  6. Hockey
  7. Infrastructure
  8. Space

Applications Of Pultrusion
Pultrusion is the manufacturing method of choice of a number of industries. Understand why pultruded parts dominate various products.

Composite Armor
Composite materials are saving lives and assets around the world, every day. The lightweight and strong properties of composites make them an ideal fit for armor applications.

Carbon Fiber in Sports
If one wants to be the best in sports, then chances are they need to use carbon fiber. Be it in the sole of running shoes or used in the shaft of an arrow, carbon fiber dominates the sporting goods world.

Composites In Aerospace
The material of choice for aerospace is carbon fiber. Learn about the composites that are dominating the future of aerospace.

Composites In Transportation
Composites is changing the way we travel and ship goods. Learn what composite materials are used in transportation.

Examples of Composites
There are numerous examples of composites, many of which can be seen around the house. Learn about what every day products are manufactured with FRP composites.

Aeros Corporation
Aeros is a new company building composite aircraft which can move and install massive wind turbines.

The Composite Surfboard
The composite surfboard combines advanced materials to make the ultimate board. Learn about the key materials of a composite surfboard, and the future of board design.

Composite Decking
Composite decks are mainstream, and for good reason. Learn about the basics of composites decking.

Evolution Of Wind Turbine Blades
As the trend for larger wind turbine blades continues, new materials and manufacturing technology will be required to meet this demand.

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

Composite Shelter - Interview With peter Anthony
Peter Anthony is the designer of a modular emergency composite shelter. Learn about his unique design and his plans for the future.

Introduction to FRP Composites
Fiber Reinforced Polymer(FRP Composites) is an extremely useful material used in a wide range of industries and applications. Learn which industries are using FRP composites

What Is The 787 Dreamliner
The new 787 Dreamliner will be the most advanced commercial airplane ever, and it is composite materials that make it possible. Learn why.

Fiberglass Bathtubs and Spas
Fiberglass is the material of choice in bathtubs and spas, and for good reason.

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