Tamaulipas.- Conalep students in Tampico, they won the gold medal in the Informatrix World Finals Contest 2022 by creating a “block” that is bulletproof.

According to the Tamaulipas Secretary of Education website, the team made up of Conalep students represented Tamaulipas and Mexico with the Ecological Light Block projectobtaining the gold medal and being among the 178 finalists with 2,500 projects worldwide.

According to María Fernanda Mariño Salas and Luis Fabián Torres Muñozstudents of the technical career in industrial chemistry at Conalep campus Tampico, as well as their teacher Rocío de Leija Pimienta, the project tries to help the most needy families and protect the environment.

It is the first time that the world final leaves Romania and goes to MexicoMexico won the venue and it is the first time so well happy, it was from 3 to 7, we just arrived from Guadalajara, very happy and happy with the gold for Conalep Tamaulipas”, said teacher Rocío de Leija.

The team members They explained that the block is so resistant that it can withstand bullets.in addition to being sustainable, since it is made with paper, water and a natural resin with which the product is obtained.

The block weighs about three kilos, is made with 90% chopped paper, 10% cement, natural adherent and five liters of water; which makes it an ergonomic, thermal and highly resistant piece, to the extent that it does not break when falling from a height of three meters, it is bulletproof, it supports more than 120 kilos of weight per piece and it can be costly to produce 6 pesos.

María Fernanda, Luis Fabián and their teacher Rocío are proud / Photo: SET

The students are proud of their creation, which they have spent more than three years perfecting.

The student María Fernanda said that she is very proud because since she entered the ConalepIn addition to hoping to get good grades, she is grateful to be involved in the project.

We recommend you read:

Luis Fabián Torres, the other student, said that it is also a pride for him and he liked to innovate, for that reason he joined the project and now he is very happy for having won gold in the first world championship.

Disclaimer: If you need to update/edit/remove this news or article then please contact our support team Learn more

J. A. Allen

Author, blogger, freelance writer. Hater of spiders. Drinker of wine. Mother of hellions.

Leave a Reply