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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...
Portuguese Joint Venture Leads to Development of World's Lightest Kayak
Portuguese Joint Venture Leads to Development of World's Lightest Kayak
Last week, Portuguese graphene manufacturing company�Graphenest and Sipre,�a Portuguese kayak manufacturer, announced that they have produced what they believe to be the world�s lightest kayak, which weighs approximately 20.5 lbs (9.3 kg).
Pink Gin VI, World�s Largest Carbon Fiber Sloop, Hits Water May 12
Pink Gin VI, World�s Largest Carbon Fiber Sloop, Hits Water May 12
Baltic Yachts� all-carbon composite, 160-ton single-mast yacht the Pink Gin VI is one pace to debut in the water by May 12.
Plasan to Produce First Composite Accessible Boarding Technologies for Amtrak
Plasan to Produce First Composite Accessible Boarding Technologies for Amtrak
Plasan Carbon Composites (PCC), a leading supplier of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) components for the transportation market, announced on Friday that it has been awarded a contract to produce the first composite ramps and bridgeplates for Amt...
Owens Corning Forum Highlights Composite Solutions for Sustainable Infrastructure
Owens Corning Forum Highlights Composite Solutions for Sustainable Infrastructure
Last week, Owens Corning hosted a forum, �Sustainable Infrastructure: Building to Last,� that provided an opportunity for a wide range of stakeholders, including Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz�and dozens of engineers and other professionals from the O...
Scaled Composites Completes Test of Stratolaunch, the World�s Largest Composite Aircraft
Scaled Composites Completes Test of Stratolaunch, the World�s Largest Composite Aircraft
Mojave, Calif.-based Scaled Composites announced that its Stratolaunch aircraft was towed outside for the first time to begin its ground test phase. The concept of the plane was a product of combined innovation from Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and ...