View Full Version : Webcore Machine (@#$%$# Glass) knitting

Paul Denison
03-10-2002, 08:01 PM
I was watching a Discovery Channel program tonight about the feasibility of building a suspension bridge across the Straight of Gibralter, and what did they propose to replace the heavy steel? Why it was a glass and foam sandwhich. I said to myself, "Haven't they heard of delamination?" But, what to my suprise, there was this contraption that took a foam board, put glass cloth on both sides, and then stiched glass yarn through the whole thing in a web pattern. It was then vacuum bagged with goo. I wonder how long it will take Hinckley to use this?

You know, it reminded me of the internal structure of wood!