Originally Posted by crankshaft
What's the French word for innovate?
Serioulsy PSI of HDPE is nothing (5K PSI ???). You can barely make filets out of it. Forget about Heli-Coils. PSI/lbs is pretty low compared to 7075T6 or better 7068T6 (100KPSI+). Number of cycles for 7075T6 at 25000 PSI load is more then 500,000,000 cycles. Which is many orders of magnitude higher then HDPE.
I see a good looking device. But in this case, "Innovation" is a word that one would hear from the marketing departement. Not from the engineering dpartment.
Originally Posted by tileman
In a crash situation I'd think HDPE/Delrin etc would result in a better outcome for the rider? But who wants to put there hand up to test it
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