3M – Sponsor Visit

Huge thanks to 3M for being one of our most valued sponsors!  During our visit to 3M’s headquarters in Saint Paul, Minnesota, we showed Arctan to many 3M employees and toured several fascinating departments.  Counting the number of 3M products used to make our car isn’t easy, but the fact that 3M epoxy holds …

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Christensen Fiberglass Tooling – Sponsor Visit

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Shout out to one of our most valued sponsors, Christensen Fiberglass Tooling in Holland, Michigan!  We enjoyed visiting their shop, seeing one of the largest mills in the United States, and showing off Arctan’s aero body – something we could not have made without Christensen’s expertise in mold making. Finding Arctan’s master molds …

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Bisco Industries Sponsorship

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Thanks to our most recent Friends-level sponsor, bisco industries! bisco industries is a premier franchised distributor of electronic components, fasteners, and hardware that is committed to supporting the growth and education of future engineers. bisco serves manufactures across the electronics and solar industries through their full-service e-commerce website and team …

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Arctan Unveiled!

Thanks to everyone who came out to Arctan’s unveiling yesterday! Sharing our work with the public has been very rewarding, and we truly appreciate the support of the alumni, sponsors, friends, and families in building our newest vehicle. What’s next? In the spirit of our motto, “test it again,” we have …

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Arctan Unveiling

The public is cordially invited to the unveiling of Arctan, the twelfth vehicle of the Stanford Solar Car Project. The event will take place at the Volkswagen Automotive Innovation Facility on Friday, July 10th at 5:30PM. Arctan is the product of thousands of student volunteer hours of design, construction and testing by a …

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Arctan Telemetry: Daisy

All solar car teams strive to choose the most aerodynamic design, balance weight with durability and find high-efficiency solar panels and high-capacity batteries. These decisions are far from clear-cut, but let’s pretend there’s a definitive right answer. And let’s assume all the teams have unlimited budgets and, having chosen this …

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Click Bond Sponsorship

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Click Bond has generously continued its support of SSCP this year by donating hundreds of fasteners, inserts, and tie mounts. We are a huge fan of their easy-to-use adhesive studs, adhesive grommets, zip-tie mounts, and other hardware for composites. SSCP proudly depends on Click Bond products to attach all of …

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Stanford Solar Car Documentary!

As promised, here’s the documentary about SSCP that was first screened on Monday! Titled Racing on Sunshine, it’s a fantastic, 45-minute video about Stanford Solar Car and our experience in the 2013 World Solar Challenge. Check it out when you have a chance!