Making a song and dance of polymers

May 2005
Engineer (00137758);5/16/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7675, p7
Reports that researchers from Loughborough University are planning to showcase models of guitars made of polymers. Display of a hybrid wood/polymer acoustic guitar, an all-polymer acoustic and a semi-hollow electric guitar; Use of foamed polymer technology that produces similar-quality sound to conventional guitars; Development of technology for low-cost manufacture.


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