Delcam will launch in May the 2015 R2 version of its PowerSHAPE Pro software, which includes new options for reverse engineering as well as improvements to speed up and simplify the editing of product designs to make them more suitable for manufacture.
PowerINSIGHT 2.0 from Exa Corp. provides real-time collaboration to reduce the risk of product compromise and costly late-stage design changes. The upgrade derives compelling presentations from terabytes of simulation data rapidly and accurately, the company claims.
At the bottom of FPT Industrial’s range, the customizable 2.2-L R22 engine, developed in partnership with VM Motori, features common rail fuel injection and a fixed geometry turbocharger with aftercooler and wastegate valve.
Imagine a company being able to deliver feature-packed products at a competitive price and saving important R&D dollars along the way. A healthier bottom line for this company will lead to even more R&D to create the next generation of features and, ultimately, successful autonomous vehicles, says dSPACE's Mahendra Muli.
Biodiesel fuel is a viable supplement for traditional fossil fuels, as long as manufacturers make the necessary changes in equipment to accommodate these new types of fuels, according to Freudenberg-NOK's Joe Walker.
Most engine manufacturers hand the task of packaging the engine, cooling system, exhaust, aftertreatment, and controls off to a distributor or integrator, but Perkins' Jaz Gill says the company chose to take a different approach.
With any new technology, there comes a learning curve, says MTU's Andy Suda, and it has become clear that the service and maintenance methods of yesteryear may not be best suited for today’s streamlined engineering advancements.