Composites World magazine interview basalt fiber market experts including Nick Gencarelle!

Nick Gencarelle (our own Basalt Guru) and other basalt fiber market experts were interviewed by Composite World magazine for their article "The still-promised potential of basalt fiber composites.". A few excerpts featuring Nick in the article: Gencarelle refers to basalt fiber as “leaner, greener and [...]

2022-01-18T21:37:42-05:00May 17, 2019|Basalt Fiber, Basalt in Composites, Basalt Rebar|

Rossignol uses basalt fiber to enhance power and stability while removing vibrations

Rossignol is using basalt fibers as a construction reinforcement in their skis and snowboards. As quoted from Rossignol's website ... "stronger and lighter than fiberglass and with more elasticity than carbon, BASALT fibers enhance power and stability while removing vibrations." Also used in Rossignol's snowboard [...]

2022-01-18T21:38:50-05:00February 22, 2018|Basalt Fiber, Basalt in Composites, Basalt in Sports|

Basalt fiber sailing boat nominated for JEC Innovation Award

LOOP 650: A sustainable cradle-to-cradle composite sailing boat built with Filava™ basalt fiber has been nominated for a JEC Innovation Award. Recognizing innovations in the composite industry. GS4C Sustainable Solutions is building a 100% recyclable sailing yacht, designed to race in the 2019 Mini-Transat, a [...]

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