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2017-10-17
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In an EU-funded project called SelSus, 15 industrial and scientific consortium partners are developing maintenance technology capable of forecasting machine downtimes in production before they occur. This will allow plant managers to rectify faults before the machine breaks down.
2017-10-17
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This past week, Scaled Composites announced the first flight of its experimental aircraft design, Model 401. Scaled—a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman—has built two Model 401 aircraft for an undisclosed customer to demonstrate “advanced, low-cost manufacturing techniques.”
2017-10-15
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Engineers at NASA and Boeing are amongst the believers who foresee folding wings in-flight using advanced materials and technologies being a potential game-changer for future aircraft. The two organization have teamed to develop an actuation system that uses an SMA that will accomplish this goal using less complex, lighter, and more compact hardware than conventional systems.
2017-09-03
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Researchers from the University of Manchester have designed and fabricated a carbide coating that can withstand the speed and temperature associated with hypersonic travel. To develop the unique coating—a type of ultra-high temperature ceramic (UHTC)—the researchers collaborated with China’s Central South University.
2017-08-28
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BASF offers an improved process for manufacturing Lupranol (polyether polyol) so that car components made of BASF polyurethane systems emit an average of 20% less aldehyde.
2017-08-27
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Engineered Propulsion Systems (EPS) Graflite V8 4.3-L, four-stroke engine is rated at 320 to 420 hp. It is expected to go into production in 2018.
2017-08-22
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Digital data is expanding to include equipment on the factory floor, making it possible for designers and manufacturers alike to model and simulate nearly everything before vehicles and their production lines exist in the real world.
2017-08-21
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Additive manufacturing (AM) is seemingly the cure-all for the manufacture of complex products, but as the potential for AM continues to increase, so too does the cyber target on its back.
2017-08-04
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Deemed "the first" 3D printed metal radio frequency filter for use in a telecommunications satellite, the filter, a culmination of the research funded by the European Space Agency, was created using a direct-metal-printing process.
2017-08-02
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The American Chemistry Council and researchers at Michigan State University have demonstrated that a new “reversible” adhesive for multi-material joining actually gets stronger after use and repair/rebonding.
2017-08-01
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The prevalence of counterfeits, coupled with the critical nature of aviation components, has spawned an industry of supply chain verification technology and services.
2017-07-31
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Chrysler, Toyota, Faurecia and AP&T recognized with the 2017 Altair Enlighten Award for their efforts to reduce vehicle weight.
2017-07-03
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Tesla pegs July 28 for the first customer deliveries of its heavily-anticipated $35,000 Model 3 compact sedan.
2017-06-27
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Agile1500 Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) platform from Comau features the flexibility to be deployed across a wide range of manufacturing and non-manufacturing scenarios.
2017-06-13
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The body of the vehicle you're driving may be held together with more glue than welds.
2017-06-10
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Metamaterial Technologies looks to enter the solar power market by providing advanced photovoltaic technology to the aerospace and defense industry.
2017-06-10
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While 3D printing offers innovative new solutions for the future of aerospace manufacturing, it also enhances traditional aerospace manufacturing processes like investment casting.
2017-05-24
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Structural adhesives are gaining applications as engineers employ them with lightweight materials to help achieve a continuous bond for improved vehicle rigidity and other benefits.
2017-05-19
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At Envisage, traditional coachbuilding skills blend with 3D printing and other digital tools to create concept/show vehicles and individual bespoke solutions.
2017-05-16
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The In-Sight 7000 series from Cognex is a suite of ultra-rugged, highly modular standalone vision systems.
2017-05-16
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Now offered as part of Proto Labs' industrial 3D printing services, PolyJet technology provides product designers and engineers with the ability to manufacture elastomeric and overmolded prototypes without investing in tooling.
2017-05-05
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Improvements to Airbus A320 passenger air nozzles could potentially contribute to program-wide benefits.
2017-05-05
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NASA has selected proposals for the creation of two multi-disciplinary, university-led Space Technology Research Institutes (STRIs) that will focus on the development of technologies critical to extending human presence deeper into our solar system. The new STRIs will bring together researchers from various disciplines and organizations to collaborate on the advancement of cutting-edge technologies in bio-manufacturing and space infrastructure.
2017-05-01
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Kia Motors has signed a US$1.1 billion investment agreement to build its first manufacturing facility in India.
2017-04-18
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The MX-Z series of laser markers from Omron provide high quality, permanent identification with what the company claims is superior flexibility in terms of marking and connectivity with the ability to integrate easily to other systems or controls.
2017-04-17
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Audi reveals details of the structural technology of its upcoming A8 as Audi and Porsche Chairmen pledge closer co-operation.
2017-04-14
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be first commercial airplane to fly with FAA-certified, additive-manufactured titanium structural components.
2017-04-06
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A new design-simulation process allows FCA engineers to cut 3-5% from the weight of a truck frame by identifying areas in which holes can be drilled without affecting durability or fatigue properties.
2017-03-16
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Proto Labs Inc. (Maple Plain, MN) now offers insert molding service, expanding on the company’s rapid injection molding offerings.
2017-02-20
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Researchers from Purdue University are studying the fundamental mechanisms behind a method that uses electrical fields to enhance ceramics-sintering processing, which could aid R&D of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and fuel cells. The research also could shed light on a phenomenon called electromigration, which can affect the performance of electronic devices.
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