Otherworldly teardrop trailer uses chicken feather composite for light, tiny car-friendly towing

New Mexico-based startup Earth Traveler is developing a very different style of teardrop trailer, a skeletal archway built of lightweight composite meant to put minimal strain on your engine and wallet. And while the range-topper will be made from carbon fiber, the more interesting version will use a composite concocted from chicken feathers, a material that's literally featherlight. At camp, full-length gull-wing panels will rise up like a phoenix, creating standing room and a spacious, breezy interior intimately connected to the surrounding outdoors. .. Continue Reading Otherworldly teardrop trailer uses chicken feather composite for light, tiny car-friendly towing Category: Outdoors Tags: Camping Caravan Carbon Fiber Outdoor teardrop trailers Trailer trailers

Otherworldly teardrop trailer uses chicken feather composite for light, tiny car-friendly towing

New Mexico-based startup Earth Traveler is developing a very different style of teardrop trailer, a skeletal archway built of lightweight composite meant to put minimal strain on your ...

Wed 15 May 19 from Gizmag

Weight of Vulcanized Fiber Reduced by 20% by Using Carbon Fibers

Hokuetsu Corp added a small amount of carbon fibers to vulcanized fibers (VFs) reinforced by using cellulose nanofibers (CNF) and realized a composite material whose weight is about 20% less ...

Tue 14 May 19 from Tech-On

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