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.
A study by the Swiss government determined the type of human errors that lead to engineering disasters and ranked those errors by percentage.
General Motorsí growing commitment to electric cars took a new turn last week, as the giant automaker said it would use EV batteries in the future to help boost its use of renewable energy.
A fabric designer and chemical engineer have teamed up to design fabric woven with solar panels for the future of wearable, autonomously powered technology.
A new linear encoder will offer measurement resolution of about 31 picometers -- less than the diameter of an atom -- when it hits the market in prototype form later this year.
Apple made some controversial decisions with its new iPhone 7 models, so what did they do with the extra space? The latest teardown from iFixit digs under the hood of Apple's new sensor-heavy phone.
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