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Hi-power nanotube wire

Hi-power nanotube wire

1/6 the weight, corrosion-resistant. Rice University.
http://www.kurzweilai.net/ultra-light-nanocables-may-replace-copper-for-...

Cars and transmission towers and planes and offshore oil rigs are suggested applications.

VolkerP | 15. september 2011

funny that space travel is missing from the list. It is the premium field for weight reductions using insanely pricey materials.

Another benefit I see is little resistance increase with temperature. This means you can overheat these cables for a (very) short period of time with a high current - let's say for 3,7 seconds?