Latest Content tagged with Materials & Assembly
Millions of cycles are made possible with plastic bearings.
Converting Machined Parts to Die Castings
While there are a number of situations where machined parts are a good option, it is clear that even with fairly low volumes, die casting is something that should be considered, as it is often the better option.
How Advanced Materials Improve Aerospace Engines
As aerospace manufacturers look for high-temperature materials that increase performance, improve fuel efficiency and satisfy safety standards, while lowering manufacturing costs, advanced ceramics and high-performance superalloys play an increasingly important role in aerospace engine design.
Recovery rates for wounded U.S. soldiers are improving dramatically because of advanced processes for producing custom cranial implants.
Boeing Eyes Next-Generation Composites
Boeing's next-generation aircraft, developed with NASA, will use up to 90 percent composites and be delivered as an integrated assembly, eliminating the need for thousands of fasteners.
More than 350 fittings are available in standard configurations including barbed ends for tubing, threads, caps and plugs.
Forget doping. Officials at this yearís Tour de France are looking for a very different form of cheating -- electric motors hidden inside the seat tubes of bicycles.
Through my first-hand experience at MEMS Engineer Forum in Japan, itís clear to me that the IoT is real and that the Japanese are amply prepared for it and are executing on it today.
A new fixings and fastening system for assembling structural, load-bearing composite components promises 54% better adhesion, plus less weight and better mechanical performance than current composite fixing designs.
A cross-disciplinary team of scientists at Harvard University have invented a bionic leaf that can turn solar energy into fuel.
Following in the tracks of the fabled rocket plane programs of the 1940s, NASA engineers are now laying the plans for a new twist on the future of aviation -- a battery-powered airplane.
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