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Enthusiasts sent under the press “string” design of the “supermaterial”

The popular Hydraulic Press Channel video blogger tested the construction of carbon fiber elements with the help of an industrial press. The patented technology is called IsoTruss. The structures have a huge margin of safety and are superior in their characteristics to steel: it is 12 times stronger and weighs 1/12 of the mass of steel.

After the start of the test, it seemed that the construction under pressure would not last long, but the expectations were wrong. As follows from the description of the roller, with such characteristics of the material and design, the height of the tower can reach 8 kilometers. In theory.

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