Composites could revolutionize shipping containers

The humble shipping container has been around in its current form pretty much since its American inventor Malcolm McLean came up with the idea in 1956. At a meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science held in Chicago last month, Stephan Lechner, of the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre in Ispra, Italy, detailed how carbon fiber composites might revolutionize this tool of global trade. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  lightweighting read more

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