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2010-05-07
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Edmund Optics’ Deformable Mirrors are tools to correct optical aberrations via wavefront manipulation and control.
2010-05-07
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Deere offers a new line of harvesters and forwarders, all designed with stronger frames than their predecessors and equipped with rotating and leveling cabs.
2010-05-07
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Electric-vehicle charging company Better Place recently announced that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese automaker Chery to collaborate on EV technology and that it had formed partnerships in Japan to demonstrate fast-battery-exchange capability in taxis.
2010-05-07
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With production at its assembly plant in Chattanooga, TN, set to begin next year, Volkswagen recently announced the identity of the first five companies that will occupy its nearby supplier park. The companies include Chattanooga Seating (a joint venture recently formed between Magna Seating and Hollingsworth Logistics) for front and rear seats, Faurecia (Emcon) for front and rear exhaust systems, Magna Exteriors & Interiors for front and rear fascia, MTEK for headliners and door panels, and Thyssen Krupp for front and rear axles and corner modules.
2010-05-07
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Among the recent steps forward in the charge to create a "fueling" infrastructure for electric vehicles was the licensing by car-sharing company Zap of Smart Charger Controller technology developed at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL).
2010-05-07
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Though not finalized, BMW plans to build the X1 at a new €560 million plant it is building in Shenyang, China. When the plant opens in 2012, the automaker will have a total annual production capacity of 100,000 vehicles.
2010-05-07
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General Motors Co. recently announced a five-year partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy to help develop the potential of the Jatropha plant as a sustainable biofuel energy crop. Traditionally considered a weed, Jatropha plants produce an oil that can be refined into biodiesel.
2010-05-07
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To ensure maximum accuracy when overhauling turbine blades and vanes, Delta Air Lines has begun using the MAXOS noncontact measurement system from NVision in its contract maintenance operations.
2010-05-07
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Northrop Grumman and Bell Helicopter have joined forces to develop and demonstrate a new rugged, high-capacity unmanned aerial system based on the four-blade, single-engine Bell 407 helicopter. First flight of the new Fire-X medium-range vertical unmanned aerial system (VUAS) is expected by the end of 2010.
2010-05-07
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Boeing has chosen South Carolina as the location for fabrication and assembly of airplane interior parts to supply the 787 Dreamliner final assembly and delivery site currently under construction in North Charleston, SC.
2010-05-07
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Lockheed Martin awarded Alliant Techsystems (ATK) a contract in excess of $240 million to produce additional composite components for low-rate initial production (LRIP) lots 4-8 of the F-35 Lightning II.
2010-05-07
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BAE Systems has opened a new engineering hub in Melbourne, Australia, that will integrate the company’s aerospace, autonomous systems, and guided weapons research into a single facility. The building, which will accommodate more than 300 BAE employees, will give teams from BAE's Aerospace and Autonomous Systems Development, and Weapon Systems, access to modern laboratories to support a range of advanced design and test activities.
2010-05-07
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The U.S. FAA awarded Lockheed Martin a five-year, $28-million contract to design and integrate a supply chain software platform that supports operations to maintain, repair, and track equipment used throughout the National Airspace System (NAS).
2010-05-07
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Aerojet and Florida Turbine Technologies (FTT) formed a strategic partnership to compete for research, development, and production on NASA's new hydrocarbon engine and advanced upper stage engine. This partnership expands that which Aerojet and FTT have under way on the U.S.
2010-05-07
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By using a Zimmermann FZ42 portal milling center, Volvo gets the power and torque needed to cut engine fan cases, plus the accuracy to turn the machine tool into a coordinate measuring machine for inspection of finished parts.
2010-05-06
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Automakers are nervous about the substance and timing of some of the changes NHTSA wants to make on the 'stars on cars' portion of new-vehicle window stickers.
2010-05-06
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NASA and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are asking for proposals to better utilize the International Space Station as a test bed for advanced space technologies. The effort is centered on Synchronized Position, Hold, Engage, and Reorient Experimental Satellites (SPHERES)—bowling-ball sized spherical satellites used inside the station to test maneuvers for spacecraft performing autonomous rendezvous and docking.
2010-05-06
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The U.S. Air Force awarded AEgis Technologies Group Inc. a three-year contract estimated to be worth $74 million for the Air Force Modeling and Simulation Training Toolkit (AFMSTT). AFMSTT is a noncommercial, government-owned simulation system used to train the Joint Force Command, Joint Force Air Component Commander, and their battle staff in multiple federation environments.
2010-05-06
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Tognum's subsidiary premiered at Bauma the technologies that it will be using in its range of engines to meet upcoming 2011 Tier 4 Interim and 2014 Tier 4 Final regulations, while also announcing an extended engine lineup.
2010-05-06
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Controllers that can read the data, and CAM programs that can output the data in AP238 format, are key to more widespread use of STEP NC.
2010-05-06
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To achieve what it describes as "the lowest possible overall height," JCB says it challenged conventional design concepts and developed the 515-40 with an all-new, innovative, off-set single-spine main frame.
2010-05-04
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At Bauma, Hawe Hydraulik displayed its advances in programmable logic valve control and variable displacement axial-piston pump with a new load-sensing controller.
2010-05-04
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Michael Nathal, chief of the Advanced Metallic Branch at NASA’s Glenn Research Center, is looking to re-invigorate that facility’s GRCop-84 program, among others.
2010-05-04
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The latest addition to Sunnen's tube-hone line has a 16-m stroke length for extreme long-part applications including aircraft driveshafts.
2010-05-03
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Engineers at an Illinois company propose using pencil lead and paraffin to keep lithium-ion batteries from overheating in hybrid- and all-electric vehicles. The cooling concoction, known as a Phase Change Material, belongs to AllCell Technologies.
2010-05-03
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To create and display terrain and entities to provide a synthetic emulation of an airborne advanced targeting pod for training of frontline Royal Air Force (RAF) aircrew and Forward Air Controllers, BAE Systems has begun using Vega Prime and Creator software from Presagis.
2010-05-03
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The Bio-Mag line of magnetic fuel-decontamination units from RCI Technologies are inline magnetic devices designed to treat microbiological contamination in fuel systems and control further growth.
2010-05-03
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The Centaflex-KE series from Centa was developed to minimize negative forces and improve diesel-driven hydrostatic construction machinery with nonstandard engine flywheels and flange-mounted pumps.
2010-05-03
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Hard Lock Nuts from Hard Lock Industries are designed to withstand loosening from vibration, thus ensuring a secure connection for enhanced safety and reduced maintenance and inspection costs.
2010-05-03
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Validation Tool Version 9 from Kubotek USA offers improved performance for validating CAD models and managing change.
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