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  1. What is the Use of Welding Clamps and Welding Magnets?

    Apr
    02
    2020

    Welding is a key technical fabrication process that is done in accordance with specific methods. All in all, the goal is to achieve maximum quality and life expectancy, as well as to ensure that safety is never compromised. For this reason, technicians are using aiding tools such as clamps or adjustment magnets that help them […]

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  2. The All New Fiat 500 has Arrived and It’s Solely Electric

    Mar
    26
    2020

    Fiat has announced the third generation of its market sensation, the “500”, and it’s going to be made available only in purely electric form. No petrol, no diesel, and no hybrid units. This means that the new 500 will also bump up a market category, entering high-end premium range with a pre-order cost of £29,000 […]

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  3. Airbus Shows a Hybrid Passenger Airplane that Looks like a Bird

    Mar
    23
    2020

    Modern airplanes are becoming safer every year, but there are still worries about their carbon impact. Also, I think we can agree that planes start to look increasingly like each other – can you really tell the make and model from afar? Airbus, one of the largest and most advanced aerospace companies, will try to […]

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  4. Toyota Invests $400 Million into an Autonomous-Driving Startup Pony.ai

    Mar
    20
    2020

    Toyota is the largest vehicle manufacturer in the world, mostly thanks to its hybrid powertrain strategy. However, the company seems to be slow to employ new technologies, such as BEV (Battery-Electric Vehicles) and autonomous driving in their models. The company was known for its reliance on in-house research in the area, which probably slowed them […]

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  5. Powder Metallurgy Steel Making

    Mar
    16
    2020

    Conventional steelmaking using electric-arc furnaces and decarburization is still very common. However, the internal structure of the cast ingots made with this process isn’t uniform, which negatively affects the qualities of the steel. Sure, a hot method can be used on the ingots to break up the segregated structure, but the structure still won’t be […]

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  6. What is Metal Extrusion?

    Mar
    12
    2020

    Metal extrusion is a process used to create longer objects with a fixed profile by pushing a cylindrical billet inside a closed cavity. The end product is called an extrudate and can have several desired characteristics and qualities. The metal extrusion process was patented by Joseph Bramah and is regularly used to create parts from […]

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  7. The Uber Copter Promises to Make the Manhattan to JFK in 8 Minutes

    Mar
    06
    2020

    f you’re in New York, Uber is calling you to fly to the JFK international airport and head to wherever you’re going next with impetus and style. The urban transportation expert is deploying helicopters to take passengers from the lower Manhattan and over to the JFK airport in just eight minutes. Obviously, this is meant […]

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  8. Mars 2020 Rover Will be Equipped with a Stone-Crushing Laser

    Mar
    02
    2020

    NASA already landed four rovers on Mars: Sojourner, Opportunity, Spirit, and Curiosity. These vehicles taught us a lot about the Red Planet but still couldn’t uncover the truth about life on Mars. NASA’s next rover might be able to do that, thanks to state-of-the-art technology that wasn’t available before. The Agency plans to launch the […]

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  9. NASA Plans to Mine the Moon and Calls the Expert to Help Them

    Feb
    25
    2020

    NASA wants to establish a permanent base on the Moon, and they need Caterpillar to help them with the mining operations. The two have a long record of successful collaborations, but this time we’re not talking about developing robotic drills for taking soil samples, but for the actual excavation and mining of the lunar surface. […]

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  10. Honda E: Quirky and Fancy, But with a Limited Range

    Feb
    18
    2020

    Honda is a manufacturer that just a few years ago claimed that battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) still weren’t ready for the market. The company mainly focused on hybrids and hydrogen-electric vehicles (HEVs). However, in the wake of the rising popularity of BEVs, Honda decided to give its own take on the matter. The Honda E is […]

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  11. Lincoln Introduces Heated Windshield Wipers in the Aviator SUV

    Feb
    11
    2020

    Cleaning our windshields from snow and ice is a daunting task, only for you to find out that the wipers won’t work. The reason for that is very straightforward – the rubber on the wipers becomes hard and brittle when it’s freezing outside, and ice and snow certainly make things even worse. When the rubber […]

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  12. Scientists Create World’s Most Efficient Battery That Can Power A Smartphone For Five Days

    Feb
    07
    2020

    Monash University researchers have revolutionized batteries by making them more durable and sustainable. These researchers have developed the world’s most efficient lithium-sulphur battery. They claim it can power a phone for five continuous days. It can allow an electric vehicle to travel more than 1,000km without any need to recharge. The researchers  replaced lithium-ion batteries […]

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  13. Hummer Will Build a Fully Electric Truck

    Feb
    04
    2020

    Back in the 90s’, Hummer trucks were immensely popular. Celebrities that didn’t drive a Prius or some Italian supercar were all into Hummers. General Motors even succeeded to produce three generations of the trucks – H1, H2, and H3. However, Hummer trucks were quickly killed due to poor fuel economy and exceptionally high emissions. General […]

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  14. What is Seamless Tubing?

    Jan
    28
    2020

    Seamless tubes are tubes without welding seams, which makes them stronger and more reliable than welded tubes. However, due to the complex process of production of seamless tubes, they are also more expensive. Seamless tubing is completely welding-free – the pipes are produced using extrusion and connected via threads. Seamless tubing is mostly used in […]

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  15. What is Pipe Schedule?

    Jan
    14
    2020

    Pipe Schedule (SCH) is a standard that measures the nominal wall thickness of a pipe, given by the ANSI / ASME B36.10M standard for Stainless Steel Pipe dimensions, and API 5L standard for seamless and welded steel pipes. The pipe schedule number is non-dimensional and depends on the nominal pipe size, internal pipe working pressure, […]

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  16. The Las Vegas Boring Company Tunnel to be Operational by Q1 2020

    Jan
    07
    2020

    Elon Musk, the founder of ‘The Boring Company’, has stated on Twitter that he is very confident about the progress of the Las Vegas project. As he said, he expects the first tunnel to be completed and fully operational by March 2020, serving as a demonstration of what these underground systems can do for large […]

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