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2009-10-06
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While there were countless fuel- and emissions-saving automobiles debuting at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the green theme extended to the suppliers to those vehicles as well. Tire manufacturer Bridgestone used the occasion to unveil an eco-friendly model for the high-volume segment.
2009-10-06
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By bundling induction, fuel, and hybrid-system solutions with downsizing, Bosch is offering OEMs up to 40% greater fuel efficiency for approximately 1000 euros added cost per vehicle.
2009-10-06
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The chief engineer of the Chevrolet Corvette is tight-lipped about when the next-generation vehicle will debut but not completely mum about the sports car's material makeup.
2009-10-06
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Australia on Sept. 22 published a design rule, ADR 84/00, requiring trucks with a GVW greater than 12,000 kg to be fitted with a device to prevent smaller vehicles (i.e., passenger cars) from under-running them in a frontal impact.
2009-10-01
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In late September, Pentagon officials released the latest draft RFP to replace the U.S. Air Force’s Eisenhower-era KC-135R tanker fleet. In February 2008, a Northrop Grumman/EADS consortium won an earlier version of this contract in a competition with Boeing, but in June 2008 the Government Accountability Office recommended that the USAF re-bid the contract due to what it referred to as "irregularities in the contracting process."
2009-09-30
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The introduction of the EW230C wheeled excavator, Volvo’s largest to date, is said to offer improved stability in heavier lift operations.
2009-09-30
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John Deere's all-new lineup of 400 Series self-propelled windrowers for 2010 include the 125-hp (93-kW) A400, 125-hp (93-kW) D400, and 200-hp (149-kW) R450. The A400 and R450 replace Deere's 4895 and 4995 self-propelled windrowers, respectively.
2009-09-30
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Trelleborg Automotive's hydromount with vacuum-switchable bypass offers improved powertrain isolation and durability.
2009-09-30
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The ION from FARO Technologies is the company’s large-volume laser tracker.
2009-09-30
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Seica’s portable Break Out Box PTE-100 combines the features of different instruments including voltage generator, current generator, waveform generator, voltmeter, amperometer, frequency meter, and oscilloscope with the typical features of an automatic test system.
2009-09-30
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A versatile lightweight seat from Yingling Aviation provides Cessna Model 208 Caravan owners with an option that is comfortable and can be incorporated into the OASIS interior package or ordered as an option on the standard model.
2009-09-30
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The 200°C wire and cable from Tyco Electronics are higher temperature additions to the ElectroLoss Filterline family of EMI filtering wires and cables for defense and aerospace applications.
2009-09-30
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Royal Adhesives and Sealants’ WS8031 lightweight manganese dioxide cured polysulfide aircraft sealant is the first sealant to be fully qualified to SAE International’s aerospace material AMS3281D type 3 Class B aircraft fuel tank sealant specification.
2009-09-30
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The Phasor CV/DM from GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies is a phased array inspection device for corrosion spot identification.
2009-09-30
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Bobcat's seventh compact track loader was designed to work in residential backyards or other areas difficult for other equipment to access.
2009-09-30
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Known as the 0i-D SA, GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms' stand-alone version of the 0i-D CNC includes all the features of the LCD-mounted 0i-D but with the advantages of using a FANUC panel I PC front end.
2009-09-30
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The U.S. Air Force awarded Environmental Tectonics Corp.'s (ETC) Training Services Group a contract, valued at more than $35 million, to provide a high-performance training and research human centrifuge.
2009-09-30
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD, selected the Aerospace Corp. of El Segundo, CA, for the Specialized Engineering Evaluation and Test Services contract. Under this contract, valued at $35 million over 18 months, the Aerospace Corp. will provide specialized programmatic engineering and evaluation test services in its role as a federally funded research and development center of the U.S.
2009-09-30
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Hawker Beechcraft Corp. (HBC) and Lockheed Martin are teaming up to compete for the opportunity to provide a solution to address U.S. Air Force (USAF) needs for a Light Attack and Armed Reconnaissance (LAAR) aircraft.
2009-09-30
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AgustaWestland signed an agreement with Heli-One for the establishment of a Repair & Overhaul Centre in Vancouver, Canada. Under this agreement, the center will provide repair and overhaul services for the AW139 fleet of the CHC Helicopter group of companies as well as for third-party AW139 operators.
2009-09-30
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Orbital Sciences Corp. recently opened a new 83,000-ft² building adjacent to its current facilities in the Ocotillo area of Chandler, AZ. The building will house approximately 300 employees in the company’s launch vehicle design, engineering, manufacturing, and program management operations.
2009-09-30
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U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) awarded Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) a contract to provide technical analysis and risk assessments in support of SMC's Independent Readiness Review Team (IRRT).
2009-09-30
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Lockheed Martin awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne a 10-month contract for preliminary design of the high-speed accelerator for a turbine-based combined-cycle (TBCC) propulsion system, which could support flight up to Mach 6.
2009-09-30
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BAE Systems will provide identification-friend-or-foe (IFF) digital transponders, upgrade kits, and spares to the U.S. Navy and Army under a $20 million contract. The IFF systems increase situational awareness and help to positively establish the identity of friendly forces, reducing the risk of fratricide or "friendly fire."
2009-09-30
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ZF is looking into new material options for chassis designs. At the Frankfurt Motor Show, the company revealed studies that use fiber composite materials to bring down the weight of the rear axles and dampers.
2009-09-30
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Due to the lack of waste heat, electric vehicles need an auxiliary heat source; however, this should not impact vehicle range. During the Frankfurt Motor Show, Eberspächer presented options for diverse thermal management solutions. So far all technologies have strengths and weaknesses.
2009-09-25
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A Class 8 commercial truck loaded with 159,080 lb (72,160 kg) of concrete and iron was at a standstill two-thirds of the way through a 15% incline, but the upward climb resumed without the tractor-trailer backsliding.
2009-09-25
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Electric linear actuators have moved beyond applications where they merely apply force to perform work and are making substantial progress in electronically controlled systems while eliminating hydraulic lines and improving safety by performing what used to be manual tasks.
2009-09-25
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Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) and Enova Systems intend to jointly develop an all-electric commercial chassis and have already begun initial capability demonstrations for potential customers.
2009-09-24
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Collier Research has released an interface between its HyperSizer structural sizing software and Abaqus FEA from Dassault Systèmes’ Simulia brand that it claims streamlines the composite design optimization process.
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