CoolIP index Most recent edit: Sunday June 16, 2013
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Flying Carbon-Sandwich "UltraBelts"
is properly seen as an "ultra-belt". The advantage of a structural-fiber
belt is in aggregating threads for great strength and power, but without
excess thickness, allowing for smaller pullies and bullwheels. To make
such a belt according to sailmaking norms, unwetted (non-prepreg) carbon
fiber is sandwiched between two or more thin-film membranes. This allows a
high fatigue life. Quality nanotubes are on the way to further
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so now we are integrated with the latest standard cooperative IP model, but "coolIP" remains a nice shorthand.