Article - 24 Jul 2008
In addition, in applications involving reciprocating action—such as pistons moving inside of cylinders—carbon-based InnerArmor films actually create a graphitic interface layer, which produces a...
Article - 2 Aug 2017
Fuel injection technology revolutionized the automotive industry, which helped make cars much faster. Additionally, fuel injection makes combustion engines more efficient and cleaner.
Article - 22 Aug 2003
Polymer based engine covers are helping to beautify the engine bays and under bonnet areas of new cars such as BMW's. New materials such as mineral/glass fibre reinforced nylon 6 are being used that...
Article - 23 Aug 2003
With automotive manufacturers increasingly turning to lighter materials such as composites, there is also increased pressure on them to recycle these materials. Pyrolysis is a process that can be used...
Article - 3 Apr 2017
Improvements to the tribological performance of engine components and additives can provide reduced fuel consumption, increased engine power outputs, reduced oil consumption, a reduction in exhaust...
Article - 3 Aug 2006
AM-SC1 is a magnesium alloy developed specifically for sand casting. It is especially suited to automotive applications such as engine blocks and other powertrain components.
Article - 1 Mar 2005
While intermetallics could be the key to faster jets and more efficient car engines, they tend to be very brittle. Reasons for this have remained a mystery until recently when researchers investigated...
Article - 3 May 2002
Have you ever wondered what kind of aluminium is recycled, how it is processed, what it gets made into or how much is recycled? This article addresses all these issues, with a focus on the European...
Article - 4 Mar 2002
The excellent properties possessed by titanium make it a highly useful material. Applications in aerospace (e.g. engines and structures)and industrial applications are covered, as are emerging...
Article - 5 Sep 2014
Automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have to work in close cooperation with suppliers to achieve reduced costs and improved performance in order to meet stringent emissions standards,...