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Content posted in September 1996
New ideas from the old country
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Turnout at the Geneva Annual International Exhibition of Inventions demonstrates the universality of the inventive spirit. The following are just a few samples of the more than 1,000 patented designs on display this year, representing some 650 exhibitors from 40 countries.
Focus on fasteners
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Like the heel of Achilles, the humble fastener can destroy the biggest of projects if it fails. The fastening industry, to prevent such catastrophes and improve the state-of-the-art in general, regularly introduces new joining and assembly techniques. Here are some examples:
CAD across the water
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When it comes to CAD/CAM and CAE, Europe embraces a number of markets with different motivators
Power Punches
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Manufacturers of power transmission equipment and systems innovate to punch up the value of their products
Powder metals press new frontiers
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International developments spur powder-metal applications
CD player looks good inside and out
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By combining servos, dc motors, sensors, Danish engineers create the ultimate CD player
Agility+Stealth = X-36: formula for an advanced fighter
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McDonnell Douglas and NASA team to create a tailless next-generation demonstrator fighter that blends cat-like agility and stealth--for $17 million
Turbo power reaches new heights
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The Teal Rain triple-turbocharged reciprocating engine could soar to 90,000 ft
Working Model 3D
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Big science from a small satellite
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Combining a standard structure, quick construction and new technology, Lewis conforms to the NASA motto--faster, better, cheaper




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