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2013-09-05
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Global thermoset material supplier Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. (MSC) has announced a collaboration with the Fraunhofer Project Center for Composites Research at Western University (London, Ontario, Canada) with the goal of developing a total solutions approach to high-volume, lightweight composites manufacturing for the North American automotive market. 
2013-09-04
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Engineering efficient gasoline engines is more important than ever. However, using physical testing alone to determine an engine’s maximum efficiency is expensive. Fortunately, simulating knock phenomenon with CAE is more feasible than ever.
2013-09-04
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The Trimble TirePulse tire monitoring system was designed to reduce maintenance costs, increase overall fleet productivity, and promote site safety.
2013-09-04
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The new 6T80 transaxle and Haldex AWD with limited-slip rear differential enable the fwd sedan to handle the significantly higher output. The top-mount air box with intercooler also contains the throttle body.
2013-09-04
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The 2013 event promises to be a tour de force of technology as the industry in Europe tries to innovate its way out of recession.
2013-09-03
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For the first time at Volkswagen, a “collaborative robot” is now being used at one of the OEM’s plants, according to Universal Robots, supplier of the device. The Danish robot maker says its UR5 unit inserts glow plugs in various diesel engines at VW’s engine plant in Salzgitter, Germany.
2013-08-30
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TRW Automotive’s new anchor seatbelt pretensioner in a rotary configuration features a lightweight design and compact packaging for easy integration in vehicle interiors.
2013-08-30
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Amphenol Industrial Global Operations offers a line of heavy-duty medium voltage couplers for hazardous electricity transfer applications in the mining, utility, tunneling, and shore power industries.
2013-08-30
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The updated 3.0 version of the Bosch Rexroth GoTo Products app is now available from iTunes and offers delivery times for the company’s most requested drive, control, and motion products.
2013-08-30
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Ford engineers and university research partners are exploring adsorption-based thermal batteries that could provide power for HVAC systems and lessen the load on battery packs, allowing electric vehicles to travel farther.
2013-08-30
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While Jaguar has made impressive strides in the car's design, with an all-aluminum structure that provides a tremendously rigid foundation, company engineers recognized the risk of technical excellence is making an otherwise fabulous car too antiseptic. So they roughened up the F-Type’s edges a bit by focusing on its exhaust note.
2013-08-29
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Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a new oxygen "sponge" that can easily absorb or shed oxygen atoms at low temperatures. Materials with these novel characteristics would be useful in devices such as rechargeable batteries, sensors, gas converters, and fuel cells.
2013-08-29
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SKF System 24 LAGD Series single-point automatic lubricators deliver the proper pre-set amount of lubricant needed for bearings in machinery.
2013-08-29
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Larson Electronics releases a compact infrared LED light bar designed to provide high output and reliability in demanding operating and environmental conditions.
2013-08-27
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A European Union-funded collaborative research project designed to convert exhaust waste heat into onboard electricity via is moving into the prototype stage, according to Ricardo. The company, a partner in the project (called PowerDriver), reported that recently completed simulation work on a potential automotive application of the thermo-electric generator technology (TGEN) indicates a possible output of 300 W and equivalent fuel savings over the NEDC drive cycle of 2.5%.
2013-08-27
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BigLever Software’s Gears 7.2, the latest version of the company’s industry-standard product line engineering (PLE) lifecycle framework, delivers multistage configuration capabilities needed for engineering organizations to create, deliver, maintain, and evolve their entire product family tree based on product line features.
2013-08-26
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Developed by Denso, the i-ART system represents a step-change in diesel emissions-reduction technology, claims the head of Volvo Powertrain Engineering.
2013-08-25
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Chromalloy signed 10-year repair license and supplier agreements with Honeywell. The agreements cover aircraft engine components and engineering services for parts, and special coating processes. Chromalloy will repair and manufacture gas path components and provide thermal barrier coatings and other materials for aircraft engines.
2013-08-25
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ATK received a contract from Orbital Sciences Corp. to provide first- and second-stage propulsion for the Air Launch Vehicle (ALV) that Orbital is designing and building for Stratolaunch Systems Corp. as part of an air-launched space transportation system.
2013-08-23
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AgustaWestland’s Brazilian subsidiary AgustaWestland Do Brasil is undergoing a major expansion with the building of a new facility in Sao Paulo that will include maintenance hangars with space that could accommodate a helicopter final assembly line, training center, bonded warehouse, workshops, and other supporting services including a dedicated heliport.
2013-08-22
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UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by The Boeing Co. to manufacture landing gear for the new Boeing 737 MAX. The contract calls for UTC to provide the nose and main landing gear in addition to the main gear side struts.
2013-08-22
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NASA has selected Rockwell Collins to develop a new software analysis tools for verifying the safety of flight critical systems for future commercial aircraft. Under the terms of the one-year contract, Rockwell Collins will develop a set of software analysis tools, conduct demonstrations, and make recommendations to NASA.
2013-08-22
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Montréal, one of the world's leading aerospace centers, is site of the SAE 2013 AeroTech Congress & Exhibition, with Bombardier serving as host company. Fassi Kafyeke, Director of Strategic Technology, Bombardier Aerospace, and AeroTech Co-Chair, discusses the event and emerging industry trends.
2013-08-21
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Frank Popielas, Senior Manager of Advanced Engineering in the Dana Power Technologies Group and head of CAE for Dana, spoke with AEI Assistant Editor Matthew Monaghan about Dana's emphasis on innovation, supported by the right engineering tools.
2013-08-20
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The rapidly growing importance of energy efficiency in almost all engine markets has presented a variety of opportunities to develop technologies to recover waste energy from engines and vehicles.
2013-08-20
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Scientists in the U.K. have developed a lead-free, high-temperature ceramic capacitor using a dielectric material they call Hiteca (HIgh TEmperature CApacitor), which has a high energy density and operates stably at 200°C (392°F) and above.
2013-08-19
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Vibration-induced shaking of a part wastes energy, increases noise, boosts stresses on associated components, and accelerates bearing wear. Eventually, vibration can degrade an entire machine and significantly raise maintenance and replacement costs.
2013-08-19
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The small U.K. engineering company's new focus is enabling it to help customers establish the technical and commercial viability of new technologies.
2013-08-19
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The Elmiraj concept is a four-seat “grand coupe” that provides stylistic and dimensional clues to models planned for General Motors’ new large rear-drive architecture, the first model from which is expected to launch in late 2015.
2013-08-16
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Ever-tightening fuel economy and emissions regulations are prompting many design teams to explore the benefits of hybrid technologies. Engineers are looking at controls and power electronics as they strive to trim costs and improve efficiency of these powertrain alternatives.
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