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Report adresses adoption of composites in infrastructure

Composites can help project owners and end users save construction costs and create a durable, sustainable 21st century infrastructure.

31st January 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Arlington, VA

Civil Engineering, Construction

Composites can help project owners and end users save construction costs and create a durable, sustainable 21st century infrastructure. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published a Roadmapping Workshop Report that suggests ways to facilitate wider adoption of composites in a variety of infrastructure applications, including dams, bridges, highways, railroads, harbours and waterfront structures, utility poles and buildings.

Composites can help project owners and end users save construction costs and create a durable, sustainable 21st century infrastructure that supports economic growth, according to the NIST report.

It summarises ideas gleaned from a February 2017 workshop facilitated by the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA), the leading trade association representing the North American composites industry.

Read the full article on our Inside Composites website

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