Jun 14, 2016

Hyperloop Company Claims New Material Is 10X Stronger Than Steel, 5X Lighter Than Aluminum

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Originally published on Gas2.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) says it has created a new material that is ten times stronger than steel but 5 times lighter than aluminum. Think about that for a minute. Assuming those claims can be verified, and also assuming the material is not otherworldly expensive, it may take the place of carbon fiber the way Saran Wrap displaced waxed paper.


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