Month: August 2013
In the ever-growing search to find cheaper, greener solutions to today’s inorganic advanced composites, scientists in Columbia are hoping to make the waste material from banana farms compete with modern glass and carbon fibre products.
The Reichhold’s Technology Centre in Sandefjord, Norway has been granted 7,1 mill NOK (approximately 1 mill EUR) over a 3 year period for the RenWind project
Professor Richard Hague, Director of the EPSRC Centre for Additive Manufacturing discusses the direction and current developments in additive manufacturing and 3D printing and how the centre is leading on many of these developments.
OceanGate Inc have announced the completion of the initial carbon fibre hull design and feasibility study for its next generation manned submersible – Cyclops.
GE Aviation has begun testing on its new composite fan blades for the GE9X, the next-generation GE90 engine that will power Boeing’s 777X aircraft.
The Plum Stool is a concept that organically combines structure, form and material into one. The aerodynamic form of the Plum Stool emulates the way that natural forms grow and evolve, always aiming for efficiency. The stool mimics this philosophy, ...