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12/02/2016

Commercialised PBT moulding compounds for laser welding

Panasonic has announced that it will start mass production of polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) moulding compounds for laser welding in March, 2016. The company says this will contribute to the enhancement of long-term reliability and the flexibility of design of automotive switches and sensors.

Currently, processing methods used for the production of automotive sensors include sealing ...
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09/12/2015

The Weighting Game

Automotive researchers and engineers are looking for ways to knock the fat off nearly every part of a vehicle in their efforts to achieve higher fuel economy.

“Target the things that are—for lack of a better term—deadweight, because these are the things that drive mass into other subsystems,” says Dr Paul Krajewski, global manager and technical fellow for vehicle mass integration and ...
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25/01/2016

Concrete that de-ices itself

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) professor of civil engineering, Chris Tuan, has added steel shavings and carbon particles to a 200 square foot slab of concrete outside the Peter Kiewit Institute ...  Watch Video

Goodbye for steel industry?

The metals industry's woes continued this week, as Tata Steel, the UK’s largest producer, ...  Read Blog Entry

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