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Old 06-11-2017, 10:24 AM
am77494 am77494 is offline
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Originally Posted by Stranger On A Train View Post
I can't think of a single tool or other "simple" device which even approaches that.
I believe the amount of research that went into tires is comparable to the composite fan blades on turbine engines, that can bend while spinning at high speeds when being hit by birds.

The composite cryogenic (liquid H2) storage tanks developed by NASA come close too.