Imaginative Youths Break New Ground

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I’ve been working at for almost a month now and every day I have the opportunity to learn something new regarding the welding industry. Prior to joining the team I had no idea how broad and expansive the welding and fabrication industry truly is…people use welding applications for almost everything! Read about this group of Michigan teens who are leading America’s innovative youth movement.

DPS “innovators” second in car-creation competition Jason Carmel Davis, Press & Guide Newspapers, 11/30/2008

DEARBORN- A group of 10 Dearborn Public School District (DPS) students-seven current and three recent graduates-worked seven days a week for 15 months to create something most teens dream about producing.

The team of students built a car.

The finished product can seat two people. It has a seat from a 2001 Ford Escape and neon green flames that start on the hood and make their way around both sides. The drive system on the car combined an 18:1 limited ship differential and axles from an electric golf cart, with a custom 36V, high-speed golf cart motor. The combination of the two provides excellent torque, traction and limited off-road capability, according to the team’s Web site, CONTINUE READING ONLINE –>


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