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Uses For Space-Age Carbon Foam Range From Laptop Computers To Automobile Aerodynamics

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August 16, 1999
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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Poco Graphite is expanding its product base with Grafoam, a material developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) that could lead to more powerful laptop computers and better aerodynamics in automobiles. The Decatur, Texas-based company's license allows it to produce Grafoam, a patented carbon foam with thermal conductivity equivalent to aluminum at one-fifth its weight.

Texas company adding ORNL material to portfolio


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Oak Ridge National Laboratory. "Uses For Space-Age Carbon Foam Range From Laptop Computers To Automobile Aerodynamics." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/08/990816070501.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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