Rubber Industries (Shakopee, MN) has expanded its rubber contract manufacturing capabilities to include liquid injection molding of liquid silicone rubber. The company will use 24-ton Boy Presses, which can handle mold sizes up to 10x12 inches and a maximum shot size of 65g. The molding systems utilize a modular mold base system that accommodates cavity blocks of 4x4, 6x6, and 8x8 inches. For more information, visit www.rubberindustries.com.
A simple new chemical method for repairing and recycling notoriously difficult carbon fiber composites has been developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research. An entire component can be completely recycled, including reclaiming its expensive carbon fibers for reuse.
In today’s connected world we are seeing the beginning of connected homes, smart grids, self-driving automobiles, drones, and many other amazing devices. Out of all the soon-to-be connected devices, which device poses the greatest dangerous to its users and society?
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.