B&W Fiberglass News

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

3 Ways Glass Fiber Makes Widespread Wind Energy Possible

Posted by Craig Barry on Jun 20, 2017 10:32:00 AM

Wind energy is one of the most promising alternative energy sources in the world. In the U.S. alone, 41 states have operational wind power facilities producing the equivalent of enough power for 25,000,000 homes a year. Analysts expect the global wind turbine rotor blades market to grow well over 20% over the next five years.

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Topics: Sustainability, Sustainable Energy

3 Sustainable Fibers Revolutionizing Tech Textiles

Posted by Craig Barry on Jun 5, 2017 9:30:00 AM

The technical textiles industry is undergoing massive change. Not only are textiles themselves being entirely rethought, the process of producing said materials is being overhauled. A focus on sustainable alternatives to traditional textile production dominates the industry conversation.

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Topics: Sustainability, Sustainable Energy, Tech Trends

Can Tech Fibers Help Clean the Environment?

Posted by Craig Barry on May 23, 2017 10:15:00 AM

High-tech fibers are being touted as the “next big thing” everywhere from the garment industry to automotive production. But can technical textiles actually help save the planet?

There are an increasing number of textile applications in play designed specifically to protect and restore the environment. It’s an exciting time to be in the industry; positive changes are afoot. Let’s take a look at some of the ways in which tech fibers are improving the natural environment one thread at a time.

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Topics: Sustainable Energy, Sustainability