US researchers 3D print Shelby Cobra replica using carbon fibre

A team of scientists at the US department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has used 3D printing technology to produce a replica of the Shelby Cobra model from carbon fibre reinforced plastics. ORNL...
Nano Tech graphene

Teijin to showcase materials at Nano Tech 2015

International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference (Nano Tech 2015) Teijin, a technology-driven global group, will exhibit a wide range of nanotech materials and products incorporating advanced Teijin technologies during the International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference (Nano...

Kite Buggy

Introduction and History While the idea of kite-powered land vehicles dates back a couple of centuries, a patent was issued in 1823 to George Pocock of Bristol, England for his “char volante” (wind chariot), recent...
Anti - Vandalism Curtains

Anti – Vandalism Curtains

Anti-Vandalism Devices When transporting goods it is essential that the load is secured and protected during transit. Vehicles parked overnight are particularly vulnerable to attack as the tarpaulin, if unprotected, can be easily cut open whilst the driver...

Carbon fiber at Hyundai and BMW

Following the introduction of the carbon fiber-intensive BMW i3 and i8, the big question was, “What’s next?” Each automaker is taking a different tack in its composites integration, and there are some new signs...
ContiTech will unveil a complete suspension system for use in the secondary spring stage that meets the specifications of European standard EN 45545 at the very highest safety level, “Hazard Level 3” (HL3).

Fire Protection Standard EN 45545: New Products Increase Safety in Railway Transport

Air bellows for rail vehicle applications meet the requirements of European standard EN 45545, “Hazard Level 3” (HL3) New material for air actuator used in pantographs Potable water hose developed according to customer...
EDAG Light Cocoon RED

EDAG – 3D printing, bionic LEDs and textiles

THE STUFF THAT CHANGE IS MADE OF EDAG LIGHT COCOON - POSSIBLE PARADIGM SHIFT FOR FUTURE MOBILITY It has always been difficult to assess the long-term significance of inventions. When Nikolaus August Otto invented the four-stroke engine...
aircraft noise

Sound of Silence with Lightweight Membrane

Lightweight Membrane can significantly reduce in-flight aircraft noise If you’re someone who enjoys the sound of airplane cabins and the constant drone of jet engines, then there’s an 11-hour YouTube video just for you, one that will...

Autoneum to present Prime-Light technology for inner dashes and floor insulators

With Prime-Light, Autoneum, the leading producer of vehicle acoustics and thermal management systems, is launching a new technology for inner dashes and floor insulators that is designed to offer excellent shapeability, light weight and...
D8 GTO

Donkervoort continues with GTO Bare Naked Carbon Edition

More than two months ago the world was introduced to the Donkervoort D8 GTO Bare Naked Carbon Edition - the first Donkervoort fully fitted with visible carbon fibre – a technique in which the...
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