Who we are
Since 2015 MicroTau has been working with the US Airforce Research Laboratory and leading aerospace and coatings companies to print drag-reducing microstructures on US military planes. This work is ongoing.
MicroTau’s initial commercial focus is to reduce the fuel consumption of the commercial airline industry, providing a US$4 billion potential saving in fuel costs annually. Two applications of its DCM technology – direct to plane and adhesive appliques – are under development for this purpose.
Microtau's partnership with research groups has led to a number of articles and papers;