Ridgway Banks and the Nitinol Engine

September 10th, 2013

1980 CNN report by science editor Kevin Sanders:

The Individualist:

The Individualist from Zoe Banks on Vimeo.

Related: Proceedings of the NITINOL Heat Engine Conference, 26-27 September 1978, Silver Spring, Maryland

Mcdonnell Douglas Scale Up:

2 Responses to “Ridgway Banks and the Nitinol Engine”

  1. alvinroast Says:

    Thank you for posting this. I hadn’t seen either of these videos before.

    I did order a sample of Nitinol when I was about twelve or thirteen in the late seventies. I never understood why there wasn’t more interest in such things. I was so naive about many things…

  2. steve holmes Says:


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