Marine News

This section contains the latest news from the composites industry around the world. A selection of this news is also published in Reinforced Plastics magazine and in the Reinforced Plastics Newsletter

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Marine News Archive

Dyneema chains replace steel Dyneema chains replace steel

DSM Dyneema has formed a partnership with Load Solutions AS based in Bergen, Norway to develop link chains made with Dyneema fiber.

Lightweight canoes features TeXtreme fiber fabrics Lightweight canoes features TeXtreme fiber fabrics

Canadian canoe manufacturer Swift Canes & Kayaks has released a version of their Keewaydin 16 model, featuring TeXtreme Spread Tow carbon fabrics.

ATL Composites celebrates 35 years

ATL Composites says that 2015 marks its 35th anniversary as a producer of epoxy resins and supplier of structural materials to the Australian and Asian composites industries.

Prepreg-ACM certified for marine applications

JSC Prepreg-ACM, part of Holding Company Composite, has had its basic carbon and hybrid (with glass fibre) multiaxial fabrics approved for use in marine applications.

Search for innovation in composites

The AVK - Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe e.V. (Federation of Reinforced Plastics) is seeking composite products or processes to be submitted for its AVK Innovation Award 2015.