X endless

22nd July 2010

Another materiologist but working from a very different perspective is Neil Conley a recent graduate of Northumbria University. Showing his work during New Designers we got a glimpse into a new material that he has developed. A sustainable carbon fibre composite titled X Endless.

Basing his project on recent developments in composite recycling that allows carbon fibres from composites to be re-used he has created an entirely new material.

Taking carbon fibres from disused aircraft he mixed them with a bio resin derived from plant oils to create an entirely new carbon fibre composite.

Not only does his project create an entirely new material from perceived waste, it also prevents waste of carbon fibre and offers up new uses for it.

Taking his new materials Neil showcased a series of levels of the process during New Designers as well as showing a series of two urns that represent the full circle recyclability potential of such a material.

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