Crushed Wood is Stronger than Steel

www.nature.com

Imagine cities with buildings made of crushed wood. Or, perhaps, cruisin' down the highway in your very own wood-made Honda Civic. Come to find out, this may be a thing of the future. Compressing wood and removing some of its polymers can increase its strength by more than a factor of ten, which could make the humble material an eco-friendly alternative to using plastics and metals.

Read more...
Linkedin

Want to receive more content like this in your inbox?