Where are Composites Used?
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FRP composites are no longer considered "space-age" materials utilized only for stealth bombers and space shuttles. This versatile material system has become a part of everyday life.
Commercial, pleasure and military aircrafts, including components for aerospace and related applications.
Composite applications for the household and office including appliances, power tools, business equipment, etc.
The largest of the markets, products include parts for automobiles, trucks, rail and farm applications.
A relatively new market for composites, these applications include the repair and replacement of civil infrastructure including buildings, roads, bridges, piling, etc.
Includes materials for the building of homes, offices, and architectural components. Products include swimming pools, bathroom fixtures, wall panels, roofing, architectural cladding.
Products include sports and recreational equipment such as golf clubs, tennis rackets, snowmobiles, mobile campers, furniture, microwave cookware.
Products for chemical-resistant service such as tanks, ducts and hoods, pumps, fans, grating, chemical processing, pulp and paper, oil and gas, and water/wastewater treatment markets.
This encompassing market includes components for both electrical and electronic applications such as pole line hardware, substation equipment, microwave antennas, printed wiring boards, etc.
Products for commercial, pleasure and naval boats and ships.