According the Celanese's Jeffrey Helms, engineered material innovations are helping OEMs and their suppliers develop the vehicles of tomorrow with components that not only reduce weight, but also deliver cost savings and help reduce emissions and waste.
Increasing productivity, reducing costs, delivering new innovations, improving quality, and responding faster to customer needs, are all key objectives of a business accelerator model, says Trelleborg's Joe Woods.
According to CD-adapco's Frederick Ross, the first, and most difficult, stage in the construction of a virtual prototype is the process of pulling together all of the individual CAD parts that define a vehicle.
According to Turck's Dave Lagerstrom, it’s realistic to forecast that future manufacturing facilities will continue to drive the evolution of automation, moving away from physical plant constraints and instead solving complexities of the processes that factories tie into.
Crystek’s 50-GHz low-loss RF cable assemblies feature corrosion-resistant 2.4-mm 303 stainless steel connectors and three levels of shielding for low attenuation (loss) over distance (1.44 dB/ft at 50 GHz).
As the incorporation of computers and electronics increases in off-highway equipment design, there will come a time when the operator is no longer required to physically operate the machinery, said Southco's Bob Straka.
The new book "Glass Engineering: Design Solutions for Automotive Applications" from SAE International uses a no-nonsense, step-by-step approach to examine the variables of automotive glass engineering.
Palmer Wahl Instrumentation Group’s Wahl DST500-FM temperature indicator with fixed probes is a high-accuracy, wide-range thermometer designed for hazardous locations where accurate and reliable temperature monitoring is critical.
With a patented approach to laser cutting of blanks from coil, LaserCoil Technologies systems enable companies to marry its laser cutting systems with any coil line automation, whether it be existing equipment currently in production or an investment in new or used equipment.