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Intrado Hydrogen Powered Crossover Car Wins JEC 2015 Jury Prize

Intrado Hydrogen Powered Crossover Car Wins JEC 2015 Jury Prize

The JEC 2015 Jury Prize was awarded in Paris to Hyundai and chassis design partner Axon Automotive (part of Far-UK Ltd.) for the Intrado hydrogen powered crossover car. Two advanced composites materials developed by Scott Bader are used to manufacture the super-lightweight carbon fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) car chassis. The vacuum infused chassis components for this new Intrado concept vehicle use Axon Automotive’s highly innovative Axontex TM structural beam technology, which has Crestapol® 1250LV as the specified high performance acrylic thermoset resin. [More]
Dow Corning Create Silastic® Fluorosilicone Elastomers with Improved Thermal Stability for Automotive Applications

Dow Corning Create Silastic® Fluorosilicone Elastomers with Improved Thermal Stability for Automotive Applications

Dow Corning, a leading company in silicon-based technology, silcone and innovation, has launched a major new enhancement to its Silastic® Fluorosilicone Rubber (FSR) portfolio at the SAE 2015 World Congress (booth 507). [More]
VTT Enables Large-Scale Implementation of Foam Forming Technology

VTT Enables Large-Scale Implementation of Foam Forming Technology

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, along with an international industrial consortium, has been involved in a 2.5 year project to promote the implementation of foam forming technology on a large scale. [More]
Disney Researchers Build Soft Objects Using Layered Fabric 3D Printer

Disney Researchers Build Soft Objects Using Layered Fabric 3D Printer

3D printed objects from our layered fabric 3D printer: (a) printed fabric Stanford bunny, (b) printed Japanese sunny doll with two materials, (c) printed touch sensor, (d) printed cellphone case with an embedded conductive fabric coil for wireless power reception. [More]
New Technique Helps Create Homogenous Cylindrical Objects Totally Invisible in Microwave Range

New Technique Helps Create Homogenous Cylindrical Objects Totally Invisible in Microwave Range

A team of physicists from ITMO University, Australian National University and Ioffe Institute have successfully created homogenous cylindrical objects which are totally invisible in the microwave range. [More]
ACHEMA 2015: FRITSCH to Highlight Innovations in Milling and Sizing

ACHEMA 2015: FRITSCH to Highlight Innovations in Milling and Sizing

FRITSCH, an internationally respected manufacturer of application-oriented laboratory instruments for sample preparation and particle sizing, is again one step ahead. [More]
Cadence Combines 6-Axis Swiss Machining and Laser Cutting in Single Process

Cadence Combines 6-Axis Swiss Machining and Laser Cutting in Single Process

Cadence has built its business on creating new-to-the-world manufacturing technologies to make complex products the world has never seen. The latest addition of innovative technologies includes a new LaserSwiss machining capability. This novel technology combines 6-axis Swiss machining and laser cutting into one process. [More]
Experimental Engine with Lightweight Fiber-Reinforced Composite Cylinder Casing

Experimental Engine with Lightweight Fiber-Reinforced Composite Cylinder Casing

The Fraunhofer project group for new drive systems (NAS), which is part of the Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology ICT, has collaborated with Sumitomo Bakelite Co. Ltd., Japan, to develop an experimental engine with lightweight cylinder casing made of fiber-reinforced composite material. [More]
Compact 3D Rotary Printer Can Scan Items into Digitised Models

Compact 3D Rotary Printer Can Scan Items into Digitised Models

The Blacksmith Group, a start-up at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), has introduced a compact rotary 3D printer that has the ability to scan items and then print them as digitised models. [More]

Granta MI:Materials Gateway 3.0 Provides Faster, Easier Access to Materials Data Within CAD, CAE, AND PLM Systems

Granta Design today announced the release of GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway 3.0™, its third generation innovative solution for accessing managed materials data within Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Computer-Aided Engine... [More]