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MarkForged Mark One 3D printer prints carbon fiber objects

MarkForged Mark One 3D printer prints carbon fiber objects

When it comes to making parts for high-end racecars, many of them are made from carbon fiber. Making parts with carbon fiber is a labor-intensive process that requires lots of work by hand to create the parts. A man named Gregory Mark knows how labor intensive the process is because he owns a company that makes racecar wings using carbon fiber.

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Samsung carbon-fiber JV paves way for tough & light phones and tablets

Samsung carbon-fiber JV paves way for tough & light phones and tablets

Samsung has quietly formed a new carbon-fiber joint venture that will see the company develop new casings and components for electronics, among other things, paving the way for lightweight but super-strong phones and tablets. The new Samsung SGL Carbon Composite Materials JV comes as the Samsung Petrochemical division inks a deal with SGL Group, a specialist in carbon, graphite, carbon-fiber, and composites, which is expected to see the various Samsung affiliates - such as the electronics, chemical, and machine divisions - benefit from access to the new product development.

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Lamborghini Sesto Elemento carbon-fiber monster makes track debut

Lamborghini Sesto Elemento carbon-fiber monster makes track debut

When a company like Lamborghini describes a car as "extreme" then you know it's going to be uncompromising; unsurprisingly, then, the Sesto Elemento takes no prisoners on its first trip to the track. Designed as a limited edition to demonstrate the Italian company's carbon fiber talents, the 999kg Sesto Elemento is capable of a 0-62mph run in 2.5s from its screaming V10 engine. And, as vesuvius TOH's video of the car's first meeting with the track shows, even in comparison to other Lamborghini cars, the racer stands out.

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$4.6m Lamborghini Veneno debuts before Geneva event

$4.6m Lamborghini Veneno debuts before Geneva event

It looks like the Lamborghini Veneno just couldn't wait to be shown off at the Geneva Motor Show event later today. The car has been revealed right before the show is set to take place, and it shows off the beauty of Italian craftsmanship. The Lamborghini Veneno was inspired by and created to mark Lamborghini's 50th anniversary, and it's going to take on the likes of the McLaren P1 and the successor to the Ferrari Enzo.

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Apple rumored to be in long-standing partnership with carbon fiber manufacturer

Apple rumored to be in long-standing partnership with carbon fiber manufacturer

Last month, it was rumored that Apple put in a huge order for various carbon fiber parts from a Japanese carbon fiber manufacturer. Of course, we weren't really sure exactly what Apple had in mind with these carbon fiber components, other than they'll probably be used for upcoming mobile devices. More news about the relationship today says that Apple and the carbon fiber manufacturer have actually been in a partnership for several years already.

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Apple orders carbon fiber en masse

Apple orders carbon fiber en masse

The Apple product universe is such at the moment that every little detail is analyzed down to the makeup of the tablet casings - and now that makeup has been touted as changing drastically in the near future. The Japanese news source known as Macokatara has let it be known that sources speaking from their own carbon fiber production company have had Apple ordering "large" samples of their product very recently. Apple also recently had a patent granted for "carbon composite mold design" which includes a process for mass-producing carbon fiber molds - and a Reinforced Device Housing patent as well.

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McLaren MP4-12C Spider official

McLaren MP4-12C Spider official

McLaren has delivered on its new convertible promise, revealing the teased MP4-12C Spider and set to break some records (and some wallets) when it hits asphalt later in 2012. Built on the same underlying race-car technology as the 12C coupé, including the carbon MonoCell chassis, the 12C Spider introduces a folding hard roof that drops in 17s and can be operated while the car is moving at up to 30kph.

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