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Carbon-fiber epoxy honeycombs mimic the material performance of balsa wood

Harvard Engineers Use New Resin Inks and 3D Printing to Construct Lightweight Cellular Composites
In wind farms across North America and Europe, sleek turbines equipped with state-of-the-art technology convert wind energy into electric power. But tucked inside the blades of these feats of modern engineering is a decidedly low-tech core material: balsa wood.
Like other manufactured products that use sandwich panel construction to achieve a combination of light weight and strength, turbine

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