Founded by Americo Emilio Romi in 1930 as an automobile repair shop in Santa Barbara d’Oeste, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Industries Romi S.A. has grown to become a global leader in...
Article - 4 Sep 2012
MAX phases exhibit a unique combination of characteristics of both ceramics and metals with unusual mechanical, electrical and thermal properties making them suitable for numerous applications....
Article - 23 Nov 2001
Many components across a variety of industries could potentially be improved if manufacturers could source raw materials with improved chemical, physical and/or mechanical properties. Use of sol-gel...
News - 18 Nov 2010
The change-over to lead-free products is in full progress. The problem is however that the environmentally friendly alternatives have to be as efficient as the lead-containing variants. One example is...
News - 29 Sep 2009
Sustainable solutions for lightweight vehicles that also fulfill aesthetic requirements: this is what today's automakers are looking for. ContiTech Vibration Control, internationally successful...
Article - 18 Dec 2017
There are many different types of oil used within the automotive industry, and in fact, the industry has one of the widest oil uses of any industry in terms of variety.
News - 24 Jun 2010
High oil prices, increasing environmental awareness and changing political conditions are more and more focusing attention on the energy efficiency of automobiles. Lightweight construction, and thus...
Article - 9 Dec 2016
Tribological evaluation of the interaction between a piston ring and the cylinder liner is a key step toward understanding engine tribology.
News - 30 Dec 2014
The report on ceramic matrix composites captures its global market size by volume and value. This market is growing at a rapid pace in Asia-Pacific and North America.
The demand for ceramic matrix...
News - 3 Oct 2011
BASF has displayed the world’s first smart thermoplastic wheel rim for the automobile industry at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Germany. smart and BASF will also feature the...