30 May '16, 2pm

Oak Ridge Uses Lasers To Bond Aluminum And Carbon Fiber

Oak Ridge Uses Lasers To Bond Aluminum And Carbon Fiber

But scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory may have found a way to make bonding aluminum and carbon fiber faster and cheaper. They use lasers to replace the tedious and expensive hand preparation process. Once a top layer of material one or two atoms thick is removed, industrial adhesives can bond directly with the aluminum or carbon fiber molecules.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2016/05/30/oak-ridge-lasers-bond-aluminum...

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CAFE, Climate Change, And Carbon Fees

CAFE, Climate Change, And Carbon Fees

gas2.org 01 Jun '16, 6pm

The US government reasoned that if cars got better gas mileage, the country would need less oil. CAFE was a way of giving ...