14 May 2008
14 May 2008
Just launched, the new Reflex 850 Spyder by Reflex Advanced Marine Corp (RAM) is a modular, centre console craft which uses the company’s patented “tri-hull technology.
The single skin flexing planing surface hull is resin infused using Kevlar/glass hybrid fabrics and vinylester resin. This provides a high strength, low weight composite structure. The centre hull extends aft to supply structural and buoyancy support to the stern platform and the dual outboards.
This novel hull design has proven fuel effecency and provides high speeds with lower than normal horsepower. Other features include shallow draft, high stability and a low wake and wash signature.
BÜFA Composite Systems is developing conductive gelcoats incorporating TUBALL single wall carbon nanotubes.
Finnish nanodiamond manufacturer Carbodeon and Dutch 3D printing specialist Tiamet 3D have announced the development of nanodiamond-enhanced filaments for 3D printing.
New Zealand company Revolution Fibres is tripling nanofibre production to meet increased international demand from a range of industries, from cosmetics manufacturers through to Formula One teams.