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Precision digital pressure gauge

2014-01-28
The Palmer model PTG200 digital pressure gauge from Palmer Wahl Instrumentation Group is an excellent substitute for mechanical precision pointer pressure gauges.
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Touchscreen concepts, thin-foam seats among interiors topics at SAE Congress

2014-02-26
Technical sessions focused on interiors at the SAE 2014 World Congress span the designated technology areas, including electronics, materials, and safety/testing. One example in the electronics area, to take place April 8 at 9:30 a.m., covers multi-media systems. As part of the discussion, Takata researchers will present new touchscreen concepts such as a smart display surface that could benefit steering-wheel design.
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SAE committee to work with VDA on R-744 A/C standards

2014-01-30
Interior Climate Control Committee reactivates development of standards for R-744 mobile air-conditioning (carbon dioxide as a refrigerant), after several German automakers choose to renew work on a system. R-1234yf maintains worldwide lead as low-global-warming refrigerant choice to replace R-134a. German association of the auto industry (VDA) assigns R-744 development work to automakers.
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Koenigsegg returns to U.S. market with carbon-fiber 'hypercar'

2014-04-21
The Agera two-seat sports car has all carbon-fiber body, carbon-fiber wheels, and an in-house developed 5.0-L V8 rated at 1100 hp (821 kW) on premium pump gasoline, 1200 hp (895 kW) on E85. The transmission is a special dual-clutch 7-speed design developed in conjunction with Cima.
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Electronic feature additions challenge carmakers to control costs

2014-04-14
Adding data buses allows new electronic features, but increases costs from wiring and modules. SAE Congress speakers suggest taking advantage of opportunities to transfer functions and merge modules; and they propose algorithms to give engineers greater choice in circuit routing through harnesses, to replace trial-and-error techniques.
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Engine start module

2014-04-17
Maxwell Technologies expands the ultracapacitor-based Engine Start Module product line from heavy-duty diesel to medium-duty trucks.
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Automotive fuels reference book

2014-04-15
Written for those who have an interest in or need to understand automotive fuels, SAE International offers the third edition of its best-selling Automotive Fuels Reference Book.
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Mobile generators

2014-04-17
Kohler Power Systems’ line of mobile generators offer increased power output and customization options.
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Hydraulic filtration

2014-04-17
Donaldson's FLK delivers a new way to meet efficiency and capacity needs for medium pressure applications.
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Proven solutions to enhance customer value

2014-04-09
Perkins' Karl Vandermyde believes that the off-highway industry faces no foreseeable regulations that will require new diesel engine technologies, with current technologies being robust and capable of addressing all foreseeable standards.
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Cylinder bore surface testing

2014-03-10
NanoFocus’ μsurf cylinder tool, which will be displayed at the SAE 2014 World Congress April 8-10 in Detroit, provides a nondestructive technique for high-resolution 3-D measurements of the inside of cylinder bores and liners.
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Temperature indicator with fixed probes

2014-04-01
Palmer Wahl Instrumentation Group’s Wahl DST500-FM temperature indicator with fixed probes is a high-accuracy, wide-range thermometer designed for hazardous locations where accurate and reliable temperature monitoring is critical.
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Solar flex panels

2014-03-19
Solar Flex GP-FLEX series panels from Go Power use monocrystalline cells to increase energy per square foot when powering tools, lighting, lift gates, and truck-mounted equipment.
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Thin-film chip resistors

2014-04-16
Vishay Intertechnology’s PTN series precision, surface-mount, thin-film chip resistors in the 2512 case size offer a power rating to 2 W.
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