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Ultra-light "super-material" is ten times stronger than ....

Post by Will-I-Am » January 11th 2017 - 2:26 am

Ultra-light "super-material" is ten times stronger than steel
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/ultra-light ... han-steel/
A spongy new super-material could be lighter than the flimsiest plastic yet 10 times stronger than steel.

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Post by dcyel » January 11th 2017 - 10:04 pm

Nothing new under the sun but graphene is also very vulnerable as some plane developers tempted to produce fighters for the US air force which were partly made out of graphene but the experiments failed so they jumped on graphite instead but this wasn't a big success either.
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Re: Ultra-light "super-material" is ten times stronger than ....

Post by carpe » February 9th 2017 - 8:32 pm

our chemist here at work brought in a sample of graphene about a year ago. Its amazing stuff.

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