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23/09/2014

Next-gen pylon to be made in UK

UK steel maker Mabey Bridge is to build the support towers for a new generation of pylon structures that could be rolled out across the UK network. The contract awarded by National Grid is for the first six T-shape pylons that are due to be trialled at a test facility in Nottinghamshire.

The new electricity pylon designs marks a departure from the traditional lattice structures that ...
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15/09/2014

Composites set to benefit transportation industries

Introducing exotic materials into industries where metallic's have ruled is an ongoing challenge for the composites sector. The materials' inherent low-density has always been its best selling point.

Though composites have become synonymous with performance, it's the superior strength-to-weight ratio and parts-consolidation capability that is able to offer dramatic reductions in ...
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15/09/2014

3D printing body parts

Using x-rays, scans, and a mixture of cells, scientists are making real progress toward being able to print human tissue and organs. Inspired by Star Trek, meet the scientist trying to make the ...  Watch Video

What to make of the ‘makers’

I thought I was getting too old to think about joining any sort of movement, particularly ...  Read Blog Entry

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