New belts made from polyurethane avoid issues inherent in roller chain technology. Manufacturers’ Monthly reports. The utilisation of roller chains has been a standard feature of industrial production lines and manufacturing plants since its invention in 1880. However, recent advances in materials manufacturing have enabled the development of alternatives to the ubiquitous roller chain and … Continue reading Polyurethane belt removes need for lubrication
Geelong’s Carbon Revolution has shared its ambitious expansion plans, which include tripling staff to 300, achieving “real manufacturing” scale and raising an extra $50 million to help do so.
A start-up car maker, Divergent Microfactories, has claimed that its “3D printed” supercar, the Blade, can reach 60 miles per hour quicker than the Porsche 918 Spyder.
In composites, its strength to weight ratio is unmatched, and, if it can be made a little more cheaply, we might one day see it everywhere. Brent Balinski looks at some of the ways Australia is making use of carbon fibre.