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Content tagged with Automotive
posted in February 2004
Leaner, not meaner
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2/27/2004  Post a comment
Close relationships throughout supply chain yield big payoff
Manufacturing in Space
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2/26/2004  Post a comment
Assembling machinery while in orbit just one of NASA’s challenges
Composite body panels, hold the paint
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2/26/2004  Post a comment
Now they're deemed tough enough and pretty enough to reside on car exteriors
Bevilaqua, DiGioia, Samardzich Lead Design News honorees
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2/25/2004  Post a comment
Magazine Honors Engineering Stars
Two-Section Gas Spring
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2/25/2004  Post a comment
tabilus unveils Inter-Stop that offers different opening functions
Harley remains committed to U.S. production
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2/25/2004  Post a comment
Loyalty is a hallmark of company’s success
Plastic Bearing Design Winners Show Ruggedness, Precision
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2/24/2004  Post a comment
From amusement park rides and farm equipment to medical uses, bearings handle tough environments and precise requirements at lower costs and parts counts
Win Formula 1 Tickets at the Design News Booth
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2/24/2004  Post a comment
Ferrari and technology partners show leading edge vehicle design-with a chance for you observe it in action at Indy
A driving force
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2/23/2004  Post a comment
Barb Samardzich has transformed Ford's automatic transmissions, making them more reliable than ever
Ergonomics Conception
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2/23/2004  Post a comment
Through pregnancy, Ford engineers have learned a few tips on ease-of-use
Good Vibrations
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2/23/2004  Post a comment
Harley-Davidson engineer Brian Ruffert led a team that redesigned Harley-Davidson's legendary Sportster motorcycle, taming the vibration and boosting the quality without changing its signature look.
In electronics assembly, new film star for LCD makers
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2/12/2004  Post a comment
The coated diffuser films used to mange the light in liquid crystal displays can give manufacturers a real headache. Usually made from polyester film coated with micron-sized optical beads, these films can lose bits of coating and develop optical defects as they make their way through the LCD manufacturing process, driving down yields substantially. GE Advanced Materials has come up with a new line of polycarbonate diffuser films that can eliminate these coating-related failures.
Chipmakers vie for control
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2/11/2004  Post a comment
Motor control is becoming a huge market, driven by energy saving demands in consumer products and the growing use of small motors in autos. Microchip Inc. is the latest company to jump on this bandwagon, unveiling a microcontroller with peripherals tailored to motor control.
The Misunderstood Material
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2/3/2004  Post a comment
Just because a property is listed on a data sheet doesn't mean it's useful
Streetwise Composite Bonding
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2/3/2004  Post a comment
Widespread use of automotive composites depends on good joining techniques to reduce stress concentration and fatigue
Silver Still Rules the Road—But for How Long?
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2/3/2004  Post a comment
Darker grays and high-chroma colors that create a sense of richness have taken over a bigger share of the automotive color palette
Soft Autos
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