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A Place to Stand
By Wes Phillips Posted: Sep 16, 2006
Archimedes famously said, "Give me a lever and a place to stand and I can move the world." Quartet Marketing's Stirling Trayle and Composite Products LLC's Gus Malek-Madani take that "place to stand" part seriously. Malek-Madani makes stands from carbon fiber and he's adamanant that metal and glass "are the worst materials for isolation and vibration energy dissipation." His solution? Carbon fiber.
Malek-Madani teamed with Quartet to produce the CF 2000 ($500–$600), which can either replace existing shelves in racks, or be used as stand-alone on-shelf support.
No job, as they say, too small.