Articles about Hempline Inc., hemp and flax fibre and renewable materials
Scientists are reporting that fibers from the plant can pack as much energy and power as graphene, long-touted as the model material for supercapacitors
The environmental impact of modern buildings is cause for increasing concern, as is the occurrence of Sick Building Syndrome. Natural Fibre insulation has the potential to help reduce these factors.
The Kestrel is a three-door hatchbackand is made of a hemp composite as strong as the fiberglass in boats, yet incredibly lightweight.
A boast called the Araldite, the first racing boat to incorporate 50% flax fibres impregnated with epoxy resin, crossed the finishing line of the Mini Barcelona single-handed boat race.
The use of hemp in building construction reflects an increasing effort to make U.S. homes not only energy-efficient but also healthier.