The Dual-Fuel™ technology by Clean Air Partners (www.cleanairpartners.com) has enabled the first heavy-duty truck in Japan to meet the country's emissions guidelines, some of the toughest in the world. Dual-Fuel allows engines to operate on both natural gas and diesel simultaneously. The majority of the fuel burned is natural gas, and diesel serves as a pilot for combustion that ignites under the heat of compression to produce substantially less nitrogen oxide and particulates than engines that burn only diesel.
An in-depth survey of 700 current and future users of 3D printing holds few surprises, but results emphasize some major trends already in progress. Two standouts are the big growth in end-use parts and metal additive manufacturing (AM) most respondents expect.
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