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Content posted in July 2008
Flooring Company Takes Innovation Cues From Mother Nature
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7/30/2008  Post a comment
Biomimicry R&D practices and the Goldfire innovation platform are steering Interface on a path to sustainability
New Zinc-Aluminum Molding Alloy Targets LEDs
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7/28/2008  Post a comment
Cool Polymers hopes Xyloy will replace die cast and plastic parts in heat management and mechanical applications
Converters Boost Performance of Medical Imaging Systems
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7/22/2008  Post a comment
ADCs reach speeds of 10 mega-samples per second
Aligni Goes Live With On-Demand Parts Management Software
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7/21/2008  Post a comment
Takes aim at design engineers frustrated with doing inventory management with Excel spreadsheets
Fastening onto a Solution
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7/21/2008  Post a comment
Often overlooked, fastener choices can enhance lean manufacturing and contribute to automation goals
Auto Industry Redesigns Engines While Ethanol Debate Rages
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7/17/2008  Post a comment
E85 engines are on their way, but some still question the value of ethanol
Ethanol Is The New Homebrew
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7/17/2008  Post a comment
The E-Fuel 100 allows motorists to make their own ethanol from sugar or even leftover booze
Advanced Plastics Lighten Solar-Powered Manned Aircraft
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7/16/2008  Post a comment
Eight thermoplastic parts have been qualified for the Solar Impulse
GM Reductions Won’t Have Broad Effect on Profession
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7/15/2008  Post a comment
Headcount reductions are more about the changing nature of automotive design
Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure in the Newborn Stage
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7/15/2008  Post a comment
Oil companies unwilling to make hydrogen production investment yet
Hydrogen FCVs Will Drive Initial Market, Fueling Infrastructure to Follow
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7/15/2008  Post a comment
It's the cars, stupid (and at least a few places nearby to refuel)
Feds Have Primed the Hydrogen Research Pump
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Much, much more government assistant will be needed to make a mass market
GM's Hydrogen Chevy Equinox FCV: A Seamless Transition
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Web Editor Regina Lynch also test-drove the FC Equinox - here's her take
Hitting the Hydrogen Highway
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7/15/2008  Post a comment
GM’s hydrogen-powered Equinox excels, but technical and economic hurdles remain
SMR Dominates Hydrogen Production, But There’s Many Ways to Make It
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7/15/2008  Post a comment
Making hydrogen is possible on any scale...even at home
ITM-Power Claims Polymer Membrane Breakthrough in Hydrogen Electrolysers
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7/14/2008  Post a comment
ITM-Power's new polymer cuts the cost of membrane polymer
Hall Effect Finds Niche in Current Sensing
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7/14/2008  Post a comment
Technology saves money, reduces power consumption, eliminates bulk
Electric Motor Breaks New Ground
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7/14/2008  Post a comment
A patented electric motor design from NovaTorque improves efficiency and design flexibility by shoehorning an axial motor design into a rotary motor package
Servo Rated Ball-Detent Torque Limiters
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7/14/2008  Post a comment
Newer style torque limiters adapted for modern motion control
Safety in Automation
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7/14/2008  Post a comment
The spotlight on safety is creating opportunities for safe technologies
Integrated Drive Safety
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More safety-related software functions in drives create flexibility
Ethernet Components Do More
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7/14/2008  Post a comment
Automation products gain enhanced communications, security functionality
Wireless Power Meters Help Olympic Athletes
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7/8/2008  Post a comment
Low-power wireless provides a foundation for better training




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