Paddles consist of high-impact, non-woven composite that combines 40% recycled carbon fiber with a thermoplastic resin system and an aramid puncture-resistant layer for identical weight, strength and stiffness properties to non-recycled products.
Prepping the U.S. challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, Symmetrix applied its large format 5-axis CNC machine to produce the patterns and molds within sub-millimeter accuracy.
With the 36th America’s Cup yacht race approaching, Altair’s design platform has enabled a systematic and detailed approach to composite optimization for the racing team’s boat.
The lattice telecommunication structure is equipped with the structural capabilities for bending and torsion and is corrosion-resistant, an advantage to coastal areas.
Dalian University of Technology uses Swiftcomp software to calculate the effective mechanical properties on morphing honeycomb and corrugated sandwich structures.
Coordinated by Airbus Helicopter, the canopy structure was designed and manufactured to optimize low aerodynamic drag and meet bird strike requirements.
Dubbed Luca, the concept car incorporates EconCore’s recycled PET honeycomb cores, as well as other waste materials including horse hair, coconut fiber, flax and plastic bottles.