Gallery: Nylon Bike Made Using Satellite Technology is as Strong as Ste...

 
The product of designers Andy Hawkins and Chris Turner at the Aerospace Innovation Centre in Bristol, UK, the nylon bike is constructed from a manufacturing process known as additive layer manufacturing (ALM) to form this amazing bike.

Spotted at the London Design Festival earlier this week, this awesome bike really blew us away when we found out it was made entirely of nylon but is as strong as steel! Launched this year by a team of development engineers, the bike is made up of successive layers of fused nylon powder that are each just one-tenth of a millimeter thick. Designed by Andy Hawkins and Chris Turner at the Aerospace Innovation Centre in Bristol, UK, the bike is constructed from a manufacturing process known as additive layer manufacturing (ALM), which is also used in the manufacturing of satellites.

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