The core of GKN’s Gyrodrive flywheel hybrid system was developed by Williams Hybrid Power for a kinetic energy recovery system designed for the Williams F1 team. GKN acquired the technology in April 2014 and has developed it for both endurance racing and heavy commercial vehicle use.
FPT Industrial's Massimo Siracusa says it is likely that emissions regulations imposed on countries where there is less economic opportunity for tomorrow’s innovations will be required to upgrade to existing technologies in response to demand.
Schmitt Industries announces availability of the AR 2000 line, with special capabilities for distance measurement on hot surfaces—e.g., red hot, glowing steel, and for outdoor use in bright lighting conditions with high constant or stray light levels.
Scientists at Fraunhofer have developed a high-resolution magnetic line camera to measure magnetic fields in real time, which is particularly useful for quality assurance during the manufacture of magnets.
Sciaky's patented IRISS closed-loop control, which powers its Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) systems, provides consistent process control for part geometry, mechanical properties, microstructure and metal chemistry for large-scale 3D printed parts.
The YASDA YMC 430 Ver. II micro machining center from Methods Machine Tools, Inc. is suitable for the ultra-precise manufacturing and high surface finishes required on small, complex features in components and dies or molds.