X-RAY Scooter Concept Study
The X-Ray Scooter was designed in the context of a biomimicry study into new materials. Biomimicry draws inspiration from nature’s highly intelligent, million-year-old solutions to many design problems. For example, organic bone structures, which perfectly balance weight with mechanical properties, belong to the most efficient of existing structures.
With the X-Ray this was translated into practice by applying an integral frame of foamed synthetic material with a variable density. This means that the material has a high density on spots where great strength is required and a low density on spots where it is not required, just like natural bone structure. In this way a significant weight reduction is achieved in comparison with conventionally-built scooters. Furthermore, the production of the design is cheaper because it contains relatively few parts.