March 11, 2021

    The Long, Long FRP Bridge

    Bermuda is just 21 miles long and 1.75 miles wide. Yet its iconic pink sand beaches, crystal and fantasy caves, historic settlements and striking coves draw close to 650,000 visitors a year. In 2012, Dr. Tucker Murphy and his...

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    Topics: bridges, composite bridge, bridge design, frp bridge, FRP, access structures

    March 03, 2021

    Logo Mojo

    In simplest terms, a logo is a symbol or design adopted by an organization to identify its products. But the idea of using colors and shapes to communicate a message is nothing new. The creation and use of logos can be traced...

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    Topics: FRP Manufacturer

    February 24, 2021

    A Camel by Any Other Name

    What does the word “camel” bring to mind for you? If you are an older film buff, you might think of many scenes from the classic movie “Lawrence of Arabia.” A younger generation may remember Indiana Jones riding a camel in...

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    Topics: waterfront infrastructure, FRP, field service, camels

    February 16, 2021

    It’s A New Day

    Some psychiatrists and scientists think the human brain is hardwired to do the same things over and over. They believe that this is the underlying reason people find change difficult. Navigating change can sometimes cause some...

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    Topics: Fiber-Reinforced Polymer, FRP

    February 11, 2021

    Custom Molding

    Kenway Composites has been open contact molding for over 60 years. Our open molding expertise enables us to build corrosion-resistant components for many challenging applications in multiple industries. Kenway designs optimum...

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    February 11, 2021

    Function and form: customize your FRP tank with accessories

    We’ve talked about the basics of designing an FRP tank to meet your storage and process needs, and that’s a critical first step. But in most cases, you’ll also need to accessorize your tank for optimal performance in your...

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    February 10, 2021

    Cliff Notes For the Design and Evaluation of FRP Infrastructure Products

    For the last few weeks, we’ve been talking about the installation of a complex fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite rail platform project at Chelsea Rail Station in Massachusetts. This particular project had a lot of...

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    Topics: Infrastructure, bridge design, Fiber-Reinforced Polymer, FRP, Weight

    February 05, 2021

    It’s All In The Details – Chelsea Rail Station Part 2

    Last week we took you back to Chelsea, a city in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, that sits directly across from Boston’s Mystic River. In 2019, we installed a fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) three level-switchback bridge at...

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    Topics: Rail Platforms, FRP Rail Platforms, FRP

    January 28, 2021

    Boston Firsts

    In December 16, 1773, American colonists staged the Boston Tea Party at Griffin’s Wharf in what most call today the city of Liberty or Bean town. The group dumped 342 chests of imported tea into the harbor to protest against...

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    Topics: Rail Platforms, FRP Rail Platforms, FRP

    January 20, 2021

    Reviving Historical SEPTA Rail Station Platform With FRP

    The Reading Railroad opened Wayne Junction in the 1800s. Today it is a multi-modal transfer point for six Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) regional rail lines. The junction is also the hub for...

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    Topics: Rail Platforms, FRP Rail Platforms, FRP