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...
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New Line of Technical Textiles for Aeronautics Sector

Solvay makes Technical Textiles called Tegralite Brussels-based chemical company, Solvay, has launched Tegralite, a family of high performance lightweighting materials which offer the aeronautics industry new downstream solutions and part making capabilities that improve fuel...

Innovative composite materials and solutions for automotive applications

Henkel highlights advanced automotive lightweight composite applications at JEC World 2017 At JEC World 2017, Henkel is putting the spotlight on high performance composites that provide car makers with new ways to design innovative lightweight...
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Carbon fibre finds use in aircraft interior and exterior

After being used in the structure of aircraft for long, carbon fibre is now increasingly being preferred in their exterior and interior. The use of carbon fibre gives a modern glossy look. While carbon fibre...
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Polish designer Aleksandra Gaca as a co-creator of RENAULT SYMBIOZ concept

The Renault new concept presents a vision of the car of the future that is not only a vehicle but also a part of a home. The French car manufacturer tries to show what...

Exosuit has been developed to help lifting weights

Virginia Tech and Lowe’s have collaborated to develop a lift assisting wearable exosuit. The exosuit has been developed to assist employees to be comfortable and safe while lifting weights in stores. The technology uses soft...

Soft exosuit for difficult terrains

In the future, smart textile-based soft robotic exosuits could be worn by soldiers, fire fighters and rescue workers to help them traverse difficult terrain and arrive fresh at their destinations so that they can...

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...

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...
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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...
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