Of all consumer products, which are most likely to get recycled? Most people name soft drink bottles, but their recycle rate is only 45 percent. With paper, its only 34 percent. Only 67 percent of major appliances get recycled. With cars however, the recycle rate is a hearty 95 percent.
Parallax Inc. is known for developing the Basic Stamp microcontroller development board and educational accessory kits. In addition to developing a user-friendly educational platform to learn about 8-bit microcontrollers and software programming, it created a multicore 32-bit chip called the Propeller.
Researchers working with additive manufacturing have said multimaterial techniques will allow industry to fabricate materials with combinations of density, strength, and thermal expansion that do not exist [yet].
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