The element is designed to be safer through eliminating wire failure, run cooler and last longer. Two retrofitted concentric cylinders can produce a forced convection assembly package for the new element. To guard against other component failure, thermal fuses can be built into a design.
A simple new chemical method for repairing and recycling notoriously difficult carbon fiber composites has been developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research. An entire component can be completely recycled, including reclaiming its expensive carbon fibers for reuse.
In today’s connected world we are seeing the beginning of connected homes, smart grids, self-driving automobiles, drones, and many other amazing devices. Out of all the soon-to-be connected devices, which device poses the greatest dangerous to its users and society?
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