B&W Fiberglass News

The Future of Spider Silk in Tech Textiles

Posted by Brent Beason on Apr 6, 2017 4:04:38 PM
For hundreds of years, mankind has been in awe of the near-mythical qualities of spider silk. Are spider webs really “stronger than steel” on a pound-for-pound basis? You may not believe it, but the saying is true. Spider silk has steel-comparable tensile strength with the added qualities of rubber-like elongation; it’s no wonder the tech textile industry has been racing to create synthetic spider silk for decades.
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Topics: Tech Trends, Materials

Product Spotlight: Basalt Fiber

Posted by Craig Barry on Feb 16, 2017 10:21:00 AM

As a company focused in the textile and advanced material space, we know there are many different fiber products to choose from for different applications. But how do these products perform to best achieve your needs? Maybe you’re looking for something like glass fiber, but a bit stronger?

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Topics: Textiles, Basalt Fiber, Materials