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2009-08-07
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Ansys Inc. announced that one of its customers, Maxwell Technologies Inc., has made its ultracapacitor components library available for use with Simplorer software. As a result, automotive, aerospace, and industrial-power engineers developing hybrid vehicles and other electric-powered products and systems now can use the energy-storage device models in their simulations.
2009-08-07
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The European Union Project, Highly Automated Vehicles for Intelligent Transport (HAVEIt), is developing technologies to help produce a new generation of “intelligent vehicles,” equipped with advanced driver-assistance systems.
2009-08-07
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Wabco has introduced two technological enhancements for its electronic braking systems (EBS) for truck and trailer combinations. The two developments are designed to improve the performance of braking systems fitted to extra long trailers and also truck and trailer combinations where two or more trailers are used.
2009-08-07
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Traditional application of polycrystalline diamond (PCD) to cutting tools poses a number of problems. MegaDiamond's solution is to produce carbide tool blanks for routers and drills with complex geometries formed or pocketed into them. Diamond powder is filled into the pockets and sintered into PCD.
2009-08-07
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For those whose work environment is inside a heavy-duty dump truck, construction vehicle, or tractor, ride quality is not just a comfort issue but is also beneficial for health and safety.
2009-08-06
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Although there is no crystal ball for our industry, SPAL—always a leader in advanced cooling systems—is continuously innovating products in preparation for the off-highway mobility world of tomorrow. As we head into 2020 and beyond, SPAL sees the demand for efficient distributed cooling systems greatly increasing.
2009-08-06
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A rule issued by the U.S. FAA on Aug. 3 requires that makers of new transport category airplanes certified for flight in icing conditions ensure the timely activation of ice-protection systems. The rule does not apply to existing airplanes (unless they undergo extensive design changes), but the agency is considering one.
2009-08-05
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BMW's Megacity Vehicle is SB LiMotive's first customer for its lithium-ion batteries. The electric car will go into production early in the next decade, according to the Munich-based automaker. The SB LiMotive joint venture between Samsung and Bosch was created in September 2008 to provide Li-ion batteries for automotive use.
2009-08-05
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NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) awarded Boeing a contract to provide a spin mechanism for the Soil Moisture Active and Passive (SMAP) observatory, which seeks to help scientists understand the effects of global warming on water systems and crop yields.
2009-08-05
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Lockheed Martin Corp. has agreed to acquire Sarasota, FL-based Gyrocam Systems LLC, a developer and supplier of gyrostabalized optical surveillance systems and sustainment field services principally to the U.S. military.
2009-08-05
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Rolls-Royce has announced plans to invest in four new factories and two advanced research programs in the U.K. The company will invest more than £300 million in the four factories, with £45 million of support to be provided by the U.K. government.
2009-08-05
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Triumph Group’s gear systems operations in Park City, UT, and Macomb, MI, have been awarded a multiyear supply agreement by Bell Helicopter to provide the main transmission assembly for the 429 helicopter.
2009-08-05
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The Leica TDRA6000 Total Station from Hexagon Metrology is used for large-scale installation, assembly, measurement, adjustment, and alignment applications such as in aerospace tooling and any other requiring the precision location of components in three-dimensional space.
2009-08-05
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While modeling and simulation tools still have some obstacles to overcome, they are letting engineers try many innovative techniques without spending money on prototypes.
2009-08-05
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A derivative of Boeing's Next-Generation 737-800, the P-8A is a long-range antisubmarine warfare, antisurface warfare, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance aircraft capable of broad-area, maritime, and littoral operations.
2009-08-05
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Gradall's XL 3200 III has boom forces and cycle times comparable to conventional excavators, but the low profile of the boom design allows it to work under bridges, trees, and other obstructions where a knuckle boom simply will not fit.
2009-08-05
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Alcoa and CIMC Vehicles (Shandong) Co., Ltd., a specialty truck manufacturer in China, have formed a strategic partnership to design and develop a new aluminum fuel tanker trailer for the Asian market.
2009-08-05
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Bobcat says its new M-Series excavators were re-engineered to save time and labor while making operators more comfortable.
2009-08-05
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Hybrid drives have been gaining ground in passenger cars for years. That trend is starting to emerge in the off-highway industry, particularly in equipment with frequent acceleration and braking, such as excavators, loaders, and forklifts.
2009-08-04
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Waterjet technology is growing in popularity because of its advantages over other technologies in terms of how a process affects the material being cut or drilled. Contract manufacturer LAI International sees the technology as a way to grow revenue in the aerospace sector.
2009-08-04
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The VCT11 sealing compound from Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is a specially engineered low-temperature fluorocarbon material that is suited for aerospace engine applications requiring high-temperature performance combined with low-temperature capabilities.
2009-08-04
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ASM Sensors’ PCFP25 series, which is added to the Posichron family of magnetostrictive linear position sensors, is the thinnest available industrial grade housing at 0.32 in high and 1.1 in wide.
2009-08-03
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Instron’s ElectroPuls E10000 and E10000 linear-torsion all-electric dynamic test instruments are suitable for a wide range of testing requirements.
2009-08-03
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A test track's transformation includes a vehicle dynamics area capable of accommodating the unique needs of electronic stability control testing.
2009-08-03
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With few exceptions, a revised U.S. regulation on braking requires that new heavy-truck tractors be able to stop in 250 ft when loaded to their gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) and tested at 60 mph.
2009-08-03
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Alligator Technologies’ USBPGF-S1 signal conditioning instrumentation amplifier and low-pass filter is a USB-controlled programmable device that is adaptable to various applications and comes in a range of filter characteristics.
2009-08-03
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Instron’s ElectroPuls E10000 and E10000 Linear-Torsion all-electric dynamic test instruments are used for a range of testing requirements, from slow-speed static tests through high-frequency dynamic tests at over 100 Hz; they enable a variety of mechanical tests to be conducted.
2009-08-03
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The European Union published a new regulation containing the next level of emissions requirements for heavy-duty vehicles, known as Euro VI. The regulation was published July 18, according to InterRegs, an online resource for global vehicle safety and emissions regulations.
2009-08-03
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Providing ergonomic and performance-enhancing solutions for new and existing panels for most industrial environments, EAO Switch offers a line of options for the series 61 actuators.
2009-08-03
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ACE Controls' V-sensor detects damaging unit vibration levels in the automation process.
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