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New Facility in Tennessee Could Recycle 2,000 tons of Carbon Fiber Per year
New Facility in Tennessee Could Recycle 2,000 tons of Carbon Fiber Per year
Carbon Fiber Recycling, Inc. (CFR), a division of Modern Recovery Systems, Inc. is building a facility in Tazewell, Tenn., that plans to recycle up to 2,000 tons of carbon fiber per year. The plant will extract carbon fibers from finished composites, i...
Composites from Polynt Used in Areas of First Road-Legal Dallara Vehicle
Composites from Polynt Used in Areas of First Road-Legal Dallara Vehicle
Last week, Dallara�the legendary Italian engineering firm that�s developed chassis for IndyCar, Formula One, Formula Three, Formula E, IMSA and a bunch of other racing series�unveiled its first street-legal vehicle, the �Stradale.�
Tesla Unveils All-Electric Semi-Truck with 500-Mile Range
Tesla Unveils All-Electric Semi-Truck with 500-Mile Range
On Friday, Tesla unveiled its highly-anticipated Class 8 all-electric semi-truck, known as �BAMF Performance� to more than 1,000 Tesla passenger car owners, investors and potential customers. Back in September, Tesla CEO Elon Musk teased the truck, say...
Lamborghini to Study use of Carbon Fiber in Prosthetic Implants
Lamborghini to Study use of Carbon Fiber in Prosthetic Implants
Lamborghini announced it is collaborating with Houston Methodist Research Institute (HMRI) on a study focused on a biocompatibility study of composite materials to be used mainly in prosthetic implants and subcutaneous devices. The aim is to identify n...
Lowe�s and Virginia Tech Collaborate on Robotic Suit for Employees
Lowe�s and Virginia Tech Collaborate on Robotic Suit for Employees
Retail giant Lowe�s and researchers from Virginia Tech have joined forces to develop an exosuit � a wearable suit with lift-assist technology. According to Virginia Tech�s news department, the lightweight exosuit is designed to help employees lift and ...
UPS to Deploy Composite-Intensive Electric Vehicles in London and Paris
UPS to Deploy Composite-Intensive Electric Vehicles in London and Paris
Last week, UPS announced�that it is working with UK-based technology firm ARRIVAL (formerly known as Charge Automotive) to develop a state-of-the-art pilot fleet of 35 lightweight, composite electric delivery vehicles to be tested in London and Paris.