Carbon Fibre: The things you need to know

Well all know Carbon fibre is awesome, It’s as strong as a silver back gorilla and as light as a helium filled balloon. Its mesmerising texture mimics the well know chessboard or finish flag, It can be used to make just about anything and at times can be a right pain to work with. All…

Could a carbon fibre gear be the future of aerospace and cycling?

WHAT – A carbon fibre gear in a helicopter

On the left, a bog standard metal gear but on the right is the newest and lightest composite carbon fibre gear from a helicopters main rotor gear box. Designed to reduce weight and increase strength this carbon fibre gear is the first of its kind in a bid to take modern aviation to new heights.…