Experts in composite materials offer a fresh approach to creating cladding for buildings

January 28, 2014

Dura Composites, the leading provider of composite building materials, are now offering a new approach to providing cladding for buildings that represents a serious alternative to traditional materials. As company founder Stuart Burns explains…

Given that our composite timber decking was such a runaway success, the team at Dura Composites were naturally keen to take things further. Thanks to our…

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Using composite materials to create high quality marinas

January 21, 2014

Whilst the industrial market was the first market we targeted almost 20 years ago, we quickly realised that the main advantages of our engineered flooring systems, namely their strength, durability and high slip resistance, made them perfect for marina environments too. Combined with my father’s extensive knowledge of the marine industry, having spent decades constructing fibreglass boats, this was an…

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Expert in composite materials aims to prove that they can be used for far more than industrial applications by offering a free information guide

January 17, 2014

Stuart Burns of Dura Composites, a renowned expert in composite building materials, has found that they have uses far beyond the industrial applications they are often associated with, some of them quite surprising. He is making his new information guide available for free to explain this. As Stuart explains…

It’s a common misconception that composite building materials are only for…

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Some of the ways composite materials can make an industrial area safer

January 13, 2014

Colour coding In industrial environments, anything you can do to improve signposting and increase safety consciousness amongst your staff is good, and one of the easiest and most efficient ways of doing this is through colour coding different areas. Perhaps you have one area which contains certain hazards and are looking for a way to ensure employees aren’t able to…

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Experts in composite building materials create the ultimate online resource for anyone looking to implement composite flooring and cladding in their next project

January 9, 2014

Dura Composites, the leading provider of composite building materials, have recently relaunched their website as a unique library of information for architects and site managers, packed with useful information on how to make effective use of composite flooring and cladding. As company founder Stuart Burns explains…

Although we’ve helped a lot of architects and site managers not only choose the…

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Why use composite materials for your floors and stair treads?

January 8, 2014

Non-corrosive If individuals on your premises are handling dangerous chemicals or corrosive liquids, you’ll need floors and stair treads that are capable of withstanding spillages and leaks, if you’re to avoid compromising their integrity and the safety of the occupants. Suffice to say, unlike many traditional flooring materials, our fibreglass flooring systems and stair treads are incredibly tough and will…

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Renowned authority on composite building materials captures his expertise on film to make it accessible to architects and site managers all over the UK

December 23, 2013

Stuart Burns of Dura Composites has filmed a series of short videos in which he personally clears up many of the myths and misconceptions surrounding composite materials and explains in clear, practical terms how architects and site managers can best take advantage of the possibilities they offer. As Stuart explains…

Part of the reason composite materials are still so underrated…

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How do composite materials compare to concrete for contract flooring?

December 17, 2013

Concrete is an extremely strong material, and performs extremely well in compression, making it ideal for contract flooring. However, related to this principal quality is concrete’s main drawback – namely its weight. Even small slabs can be difficult, if not impossible, to lift by hand, meaning jobs such as fitting concrete trench covers will require both a lot of time…

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