shark trust j mako /1
Produced for the Shark Trust and gifted by Carbon Art to help raise awareness of the Mako shark.
This sculpture is influenced by the Shark Trust logo to capture the racing-look of the fastest shark in our oceans.
All juvenile Mako sharks are exact smaller versions of their parents. The j mako is half the size of the original ‘racing mako’ sculpture.
Laminated in two moulds.
Carbon fibre, titanium, aluminium, inconel and selected F1 Grand Prix parts.
Unique sculpture limited to 1 piece.
Body: Carbon fibre 2 x 2 twill 200 gsm 2.4mm thick, with clear coating.
Fins and tail: CAD designed and machined on a five axis Haas 4SS from 30 aluminium.
Nostrils: Floor stay pivot cap titanium, Honda part number 080 D02 1003.
Teeth: Three layer 0.5 mm stainless steel, photo etched.
Caudel Keels: 3D printed CAD designed coated ABS.
Eyes: Modified fuel tank flap valve plugs, NS4 aluminium.
Vent: -2 bolt on 90° titanium fitting.
Gills: Laser scanned rear wing end plate, aero vents.
Exhausts: #1 and #5 Inconel stainless steel hydraulic cooler pipes cut down and coated.
Mounting: Carbon wave base, blue tinted with torsion bar from rear suspension of Sahara Force India F1 team part number 11J060081V71 with ball mounting joint.
Mounting methods: Suspended with 1mm braided stainless steel cable or desk mounted as above.
Dimensions: L1200mm W400mm H400mm not on base.
Weight: 2 kg