B&W Fiberglass News

How Glass Fiber is Making Airplanes Safer

Posted by Craig Barry on Aug 2, 2017 9:18:00 AM

Fiberglass has been a game-changer for the aviation industry. From aircrafts comprised almost entirely of composite materials to the limitless abilities of fiberglass tape, few areas of air travel have yet to be improved by advancements in glass fiber technology.

It’s easy to see how glass fiber is making airplanes faster, lighter, and cheaper. But is it making them safer? You might be surprised to find out the ways in which fiberglass actually makes air travel more dependable.

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Topics: Aviation

B&W Fiberglass Industry Spotlight: Aerospace

Posted by Craig Barry on Jan 11, 2017 10:39:00 AM

Although B&W Fiberglass works with customers in a wide variety of industries, one of the most prolific users of fiberglass year-after-year is the aerospace industry. As the airline industry works to make planes faster, lighter, and more eco-conscious, fiberglass is becoming an increasingly common go-to within the manufacturing process.

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Topics: Aviation, Aerospace