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Category Archive: Industry News

  1. Tips to Prevent Metal from Rusting

    Oct
    13
    2020

    Rust is one of the biggest enemies of steel and other iron-based, ferrous metals. That’s because, in big enough quantity, it can seriously lower the strength of the part. You can do some things to prevent rusting, though. Here, we will revisit everything you can do to limit rusting. Before we do that, though, let’s […]

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  2. Transparent Solar Panels for Windows Hit Record Efficiency

    Sep
    10
    2020

    Researchers from the University of Michigan recently achieved an efficiency record for transparent solar cells. This innovation could pave the way for skyscraper windows to serve as power sources. Researchers used an organic, carbon-based design of solar panels that led to this incredible breakthrough. They broke the previous efficiency record and hit the all-time high of […]

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  3. Bosch Reveals Futuristic Electric Bike Concept

    Jul
    10
    2020

    E-bikes are the next big thing in urban transportation, as people return a “back to basics” albeit high-tech approach. While the field is still dominated by “niche firms”, some of the bigger players are beginning to dip their toe in these waters. After all, the market could explode soon, and the consumer demand may overwhelm […]

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  4. New Microscope Is So Powerful It Might Revolutionize Quantum Science

    Jul
    08
    2020

    In a big breakthrough, scientists have successfully made quantum microscope that can directly observe light trapped inside a photonic crystal. This research opens up a new realm of possibility for quantum scientists It was conducted using ultrafast transmission electron microscope at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, a public research university in Haifa, Israel. […]

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  5. How to Calculate Metal Weight

    Jun
    26
    2020

    Calculating the weight of a said alloy is very important in engineering, as it directly affects the performance of the material. The weight of a single piece of alloy with the same dimensions can vary greatly even in materials that have similar properties. That is because alloys are composed of many different elements, each having […]

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  6. Blockchain: A Child of The Internet

    May
    27
    2020

    Can the Internet Handle 2.5 Quintillion Bytes of Data Daily & Prevent Cyber Attacks? Industrial companies, financial institutions, the engines of the world economy, are embracing AI, machine learning and blockchain technologies to improve efficiency and security in the 21st Century. AI, machine learning, and blockchain will contribute to the 79.4 zettabytes (ZB) of data […]

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  7. The Coronavirus Pandemic is Fueling Automation

    May
    08
    2020

    Necessity is the mother of invention, and humanity is in a necessity for various things that workers can’t provide. We need safer stores (online?), shelves full of goods, contact-less delivery of products, ventilators, cooked food, etc. Whereas many retail stores and production lines are struggling to keep up with the demand, we are bound to […]

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  8. Can the Aviation Industry get Unstuck from the COVID-19 Mud?

    May
    04
    2020

    When the COVID-19 pandemic is over, the world that we will return to will be nothing like the one we were used to living in. One of the industries that are currently taking the most damage, and at the same time is expected to change fundamentally in the post-coronavirus age, is aviation. There’s a lot […]

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  9. How Do Automotive Manufacturers Build Breathing Ventilators?

    Apr
    29
    2020

    Since the primary symptoms of a COVID-19 infection are respiratory problems, artificial breathing ventilators are in high demand right now. We simply didn’t expect a pandemic of this scale, never anticipated that we would need to have more ventilators than what is currently deployed in medical centers, so we’re now running like crazy to address […]

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  10. Engineers Try Out Material Combinations to Create Stretchy Electronics

    Apr
    17
    2020

    Engineers have been trying to develop durable flexible electronics for quite some time now, envisioning numerous applications concerning wearables and “smart clothing”. The team that is close to cutting the ribbon first is a group of researchers from the MIT and University of Wisconsin, in the United States. The same team of engineers has been […]

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  11. Aerospace Composite Parts, Without the Autoclave

    Apr
    10
    2020

    When you talk about the new aerospace composite parts, engineers usually put layers of carbon composite woven over one another, and they bake this with pressure in a vacuum to create layers as one light and the robust aerospace composite part. These techniques have been around for many years now, and MIT researchers are trying […]

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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