29 May '14, 2pm

Could Renewable Bamboo Serve as an Alternative to Carbon Fiber in Cars?

Could Renewable Bamboo Serve as an Alternative to Carbon Fiber in Cars?

What makes bamboo incredibly appealing is that fact that it is entirely renewable, and – combined with an epoxy coating – it is also exceptionally strong and lightweight. According to some sources, bamboo’s strength falls somewhere between fiberglass and carbon fiber . Bamboo is also cheaper than carbon fiber since its very abundant.

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