Category: Pultrusion

Composite Rebars For Concrete Reinforcement

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Wherever there is concrete there is rebar. Traditionally rebar is made from steel – but there are many reasons why the construction industry should be looking to pultruded composite rebars for upcoming projects: Composite rebar is lighter than steel This makes transportation to construction sites easier and more cost-effective than transporting the steel equivalent. Composite […]

Thermoplastic Pultrusion For University Education and Research

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To further the advancement of thermoplastic engineering, Pultrex is looking to work with research institutes, universities and colleges around the world. The combination of over 40 years of composite knowledge, coupled with the bright and innovative minds of a new generation of young engineers, could be the key to the next big manufacturing breakthrough in […]

Plastic Moulded Windows Vs Pultruded Windows

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Our presence at the K-Show in Dusseldorf highlighted many manufacturers that remain unaware of the advantages of choosing pultrusion over other manufacturing techniques – especially in Fenestration. Here are the top reasons why window and door manufacturers should be looking to pultruded profiles. Pultruded profiles are lightweight making them cheaper to transport and install. Which is […]

Pultruded Carbon Fibre Spar Cap for Wind Turbines

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To be truly eco-friendly, the technology that produces renewable energy has to be cost-effective to manufacture and install, efficient in its operation, and built to last. Pultrusion is the perfect process for meeting such high goals, and Pultrex is the leading manufacturer to deliver the service. Here are five reasons why pultruded profiles make better […]

Pultrex At K-Show 2019

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Pultrex will make their first trade show appearance as part of the Krauss Maffei Group at the K-Show in Dusseldorf, Germany. From 16-23 October 2019 the K Show will showcase the latest innovations in the plastics and rubber industry from exhibitors worldwide. Pultrex [Hall 15, Booth 15C27] will be represented by both Colin Leek, Managing […]

Pultruded Sub-Surface Cable Management For Railways

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Using pultruded products for managing railway signal cables has the potential to save money, and maintenance time. Here are six reasons why pultruded cable management is being used in railway construction. It’s anti-theft – With this product, there is no incentive for opportunistic thieves to steal it because, unlike ferrous counterparts, it can’t be sold […]

Why Are Architects and Engineers Choosing Pultruded Windows?

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Fibre reinforced plastic (FRP) has been a material of choice for architects and engineers for over 40 years. Today however, it is catching the eye of a new generation who are focussed on eco-friendly building solutions without compromise of aesthetic appeal – and the applications for its use are growing. Composites in Building Design Mondial […]

Composite Pultruded Profiles Set To Revolutionise Window Design

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In issue 682 of Industrial Process News, Pultrex has highlighted the reasons why recyclable, thermally efficient and lightweight composites are set to revolutionise window design. Read on to discover more! New thermal break regulations and triple glazing requirements are prompting architects, designers, and civil engineers to choose composite pultruded profiles over traditional aluminium and steel […]

Recycling In Pultrusion – Thermoplastics vs Thermoset Plastics

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Pultruded profiles made from thermoplastics have a big eco-advantage over their thermoset counterparts. They are made from a polymer that can be broken down and reformed multiple times without losing its structural integrity. Thermoplastic Pultrusion – the eco option for manufacture Fibre reinforced plastics are becoming the material of choice in a variety of industries […]

Pultrusion for Affordable Housing and Green Builds

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There is a new trend in the construction industry, and it has pultruded profiles at its heart. We take a look at the ways (and whys) architects and construction companies are turning to a material that has superpowers compared to its traditional counterparts. According to the European Pultrusion Technology Association (EPTA), there is an increase […]

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