B&W Fiberglass News

3 Unexpected Uses of Glass Yarn in Construction

Posted by Craig Barry on Dec 6, 2017 9:55:00 AM

Glass yarn is an incredibly versatile building component. As innovators in the glass yarn sector, B&W Fiberglass is proud to have partnered on hundreds of cutting-edge construction projects to supply and produce glass fiber products that exceed expectations.

Why are woven and non-woven glass yarns so suitable for construction? Here are three applications for this customizable, readily-available technology.

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Topics: Construction, Glass Yarn

Why Composites Are Ideal for Constructing Outdoor Spaces

Posted by Craig Barry on Nov 14, 2017 9:05:00 AM

Composite materials are ideal for outdoor use. They’re long-lasting, low-maintenance, and weather-resistant. Add to that their incredible strength-to-weight ratios and it’s no wonder they’re used in so many outdoor applications.

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Topics: Construction, Composites

3 Recent Textile Composite Innovations in Construction

Posted by Craig Barry on Oct 17, 2017 9:02:00 AM

Materials science is innovating textiles in every sector, most notably construction. The textile composites used to construct buildings, vehicles, and infrastructure are changing every day. B&W Fiberglass is proud to play a role in this fast-moving industry; our fiberglass composites are the foundation of some of the most cutting-edge textiles in structural technology.

We’re always eager to learn more about the latest innovations in this space. Here are three construction textile composite developments we’re keeping a close eye on.

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Topics: Construction, Textiles, Composites

5 Things to Know About Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete

Posted by Craig Barry on Oct 4, 2017 9:02:00 AM

 

Glass fiber reinforced concrete, or GFRC, is one of the most commonly-used materials in construction today. It’s versatile, cost-effective, and best of all, endlessly customizable.

B&W Fiberglass works with builders and manufacturers to supply foundational glass fiber for GFRC. Our product applications range from outdoor fire pits to multistory buildings. The possibilities for GFRC are truly unlimited. Here are five things to know about this revolutionary building material.

 

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Topics: GFRC, Construction

Infographic: Where to Find Glass Fiber

Posted by Craig Barry on Jul 19, 2017 10:08:00 AM

Thanks to its many different properties, glass fiber has become a staple material in a huge swath of industries. Because of its strength, flexibility, and customizability, fiberglass products play a huge role in revolutionizing the manufacture of products in virtually every industry. 

Where can you find glass fibers in 2017? Check out our infographic to find out.

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Topics: Aerospace, Construction, Electronics, Sustainability, Recreation

B&W Industry Spotlight: Construction

Posted by Craig Barry on Jun 28, 2017 10:09:00 AM

Few industries have changed more with the invention of reinforced glass fiber than construction. Glass fiber’s strength, insulative properties, and cost-effectiveness make it an ideal material for a myriad of construction applications.

B&W Fiberglass works often with project managers to determine how fiberglass technology can improve their projects. Today, we’re spotlighting the impact glass fiber has made on construction.

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Topics: Construction, GFRP