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2015-04-01
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To equip its flagship sedan for the challenge, Cadillac designers and engineers have built the CT6 on a unique vehicle architecture, an aluminum-intensive body structure that is fully one-third steel. Twenty-one patents are pending for the new full-size, rear-wheel-drive, transverse-engine configuration, a variation of GM’s Omega II platform.
2015-04-01
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GM's all-new premium flagship sedan is about 200 lb (91 kg) lighter than the BMW 5 Series but offers the interior volume of the short-wheelbase 7 Series, thanks to what is arguably the industry’s most aggressive combination of lightweight materials, forming technologies, and new joining methods in a non-exotic sedan.
2015-03-30
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RoHS-compliant Amphe-HST from Amphenol Industrial is available in multiple colors with a maximum operating voltage of 600 V for various applications.
2015-03-24
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In the area of electronics enclosures, traditional metal structures conduct and spread heat over large surfaces, but composites act as insulation. Heat generated by components causes internal temperatures to rise and has detrimental impact on the performance and reliability of the electronics.
2015-03-24
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The Oakwood Group and its technology licensee companies are designing engineered thermoplastic solutions to help protect vehicle occupants, sports players, and soldiers from severe impact injuries.
2015-03-24
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Aerojet Rocketdyne recently completed a series of hot-fire tests of additive manufactured components for its AR1 booster engine at its Sacramento test facility.
2015-03-24
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NanoSteel expands its additive manufacturing material capabilities to support metal 3D printing of complex high hardness parts.
2015-03-23
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The company has expanded its additive manufacturing material capabilities to support metal 3-D printing of complex high-hardness parts and the ability to customize properties layer-by-layer through “gradient material design.”
2015-03-16
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Three new adhesives from Dow Automotive Systems offer environmental benefits when bonding elastomeric materials to metal, engineering plastics, or other elastomers.
2015-03-12
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Zyvex Technologies announces the Zyvex Nanotube Technology, a polymer-modified carbon nanotube additive for a range of host matrices including epoxies, elastomers, thermoplastics, rubber blends, and more.
2015-03-12
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Delo partners with Bollhoff to develop the Onsert fastening method, which securely connects elements and provides fast joining of removable screw connections using light-cured adhesive.
2015-03-12
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BASF offers low-emissions Acrodur Power 2750 X binder for lightweight automotive composites with integrated functions.
2015-03-11
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Novel aluminum-rich steel alloy could find structural use in road vehicles and even aircraft.
2015-03-09
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Every ounce of weight that can be removed from a vehicle helps it use less fuel and perform better. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at the use of magnesium in Porsche's new 911 GT3 RS. 
2015-03-05
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One of the main goals of ThyssenKrupp’s InCar plus (phase 2) project is weight reduction, which experts achieved with new A- and B-pillar concepts.
2015-02-19
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Conventional CT scanners cannot accommodate long or bulky aircraft components.
2015-02-10
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EOS and MTU Aero Engines are cooperating to apply new quality-assurance technology to direct metal laser sintering. The strategic partnership is expected to help advance EOS’ existing control and monitoring processes and further promote product quality in AM series production.
2015-02-09
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Cadillac's new CT6, set for release in the fourth quarter of 2015, will be built with various types of advanced and lightweight materials and manufactured using a combination of joining techniques, a first for any GM model.
2015-02-03
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Hitachi Metals offers Hercunite-S heat-resistant steel casting for exhaust systems to improve fuel economy and reduce emissions.
2015-01-30
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Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies provides high-temperature alloy metal materials for use in its automotive stamped gaskets product division.
2015-01-23
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Expect to see more body-in-white and other vehicle applications using advanced high-strength steel in future model years.
2015-01-22
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Hydraulics out, electric in, is the philosophy of automotive design and development specialist MarchantCain. The company, which developed the underbody diffuser for the Porsche 918 Spyder, is now also developing fresh active aerodynamic systems.
2015-01-20
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The No. 1031 is a 650°F electrically heated walk-in oven from Grieve, currently used at a customer location for curing composite components.
2015-01-15
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The GT will be produced as a production street car and will also serve as a new GT-class racecar platform for Ford's 2016 return to the 24 Hours of LeMans. The automaker also debuted new editions of the Raptor high-performance pickup and an R version of the recently introduced Shelby Mustang GT350.
2015-01-14
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Car put on display is based on electrical and mechanical components from a Renault electric vehicle "city car" simply as a proof of process. Much testing and refinement remain. Help is being provided by Oak Ridge National Laboratory and SABIC.
2015-01-14
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The Concepts for Advanced Sustainability in Polyurethanes vehicle features polyurethane foams made from recycled content and bio-based polyols.
2015-01-13
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It has been 10 years since an all-new Toyota Tacoma launched in the North American market.
2015-01-12
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Oxford Performance Materials launched in December the first two grades of its OXFAB 3-D printing technology—OXFAB-N and OXFAB-ESD—suitable for aerospace and other industrial markets, including transportation, energy, and semiconductor applications. The company claims this is the first time PEKK is being used for 3-D printing in aerospace and industrial applications.
2015-01-05
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Current products from 3M can be used to repair aluminum- and carbon fiber-intensive vehicles, but the company is working with OEMs such as General Motors to develop optimized solutions for multi-material structural applications.
2015-01-05
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Treating molten metal with ultrasound is cleaner and more efficient than using argon rotary degassing to produce high-quality castings, according to scientists at Brunel University London. Cost reduction is another benefit, demonstrated in the research team's pilot-scale trials.
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