Category — Technology
The switch to clean energy means wind power needs to be more cost efficient up front. See how composites play a role in this unique application.
August 27, 2014 No Comments
Mantis Shrimp may hold key to creating better composites…in its fist.
August 13, 2014 No Comments
For two decades, the Swedish car maker has been turning heads in the automotive world at near warp speed. He’s got composite fabricators equally impressed.
July 16, 2014 No Comments
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The future of commercial carbon fiber may lie in the mountains of Tennessee. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, one of the nation’s top federal science research institutions, opened up a new carbon fiber manufacturing research facility this week to find a way to make the advanced material more cost-effective for commercial industries.
March 28, 2013 No Comments
Jeff Gordon blew out his right-front tire and collected Matt Kenseth during the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway March 17, giving fans a look at how NASCAR’s new carbon fiber hood reacts during a wreck.
March 18, 2013 1 Comment
The Olin Sailbot team isn’t going it alone — It’s not going at all. That’s the idea, at least, for its 2012-13 club project, a large model-sized sailboat they hope is the next step to sailing autonomously across the Atlantic Ocean.
March 6, 2013 No Comments
As fuel prices rise and people become more conscious of environmental impact, companies and consumers are reconsidering their daily vehicles. Enter the Vizio.M, a joint project between the Technical University of Munch, BMW and Daimler. The concept vehicle is an attempt to build a cost-effective, lightweight — yet still road-safe — electric vehicle for the future.
January 31, 2013 1 Comment