ORNL 3D Prints House and Car

ORNL 3-D Prints House and Car That Share Energy

According to a story first reported by 3Dprint.com, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has partnered with Clayton Homes and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) on a project to 3-D print an...
Graphene

DOE Makes Graphene Ready for Prime Time

A team at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has found a way to apply graphene to large-scale commercial use. In the past, researchers have only used tiny flakes of...
Airborne Marine’s composite blades, shown here attached to a Nautricity Ltd. turbine, are made without adhesives to reduce maintenance requirements. Tidal turbines can use smaller rotors to generate equal amounts of energy as wind turbines.

Green with Energy

Many in the composites industry are aware that making use of carbon fiber can greatly decrease one’s carbon footprint, such as through the manufacture of lighter automobiles. But when it comes to green...