Microlattice

New Metal is 100X Lighter than Styromfoam

HRL Laboratories in Malibu, California has developed a new material they’re calling “microlattice.” It is made up of tiny interconnected hollow tubes that mimics the structure of bridge supports. By adjusting the chemical makeup up microlattice they can adjust the its rigidity to either be highly flexible to absorb shock or exceptionally rigid for structural support.Read more here.