Article - 11 Apr 2001
An innovative titanium casting technology developed by Taramm is outlined. It incorporates vaccum melting and pouring and uses purpose designed moulds which generates a magnetic field resulting in...
News - 18 Feb 2014
Soitec, a world leader in generating and manufacturing revolutionary semiconductor materials for the electronics and energy industries, has introduced the Plug&Sun+, a new higher capacity version...
Article - 5 Oct 2013
Solar cell manufacturers are turning to Heraeus for PV pastes in their quest for increasing efficiencies and superior quality. Heraeus has established itself as a leading PV paste developer, as well...
News - 9 Oct 2009
The infrared Platinum Dragon from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors provides a high radiance from a small surface. With its 1 mm² thin-film chip in stack technology it generates an optical output of...
News - 31 Aug 2006
Boeing has signed a contract to provide 600,000 solar concentrator cells to SolFocus, Inc., a California-based renewable energy company that is developing renewable terrestrial energy alternatives....
Article - 30 Jan 2002
The wear resistance of titanium alloys is quite poor. It can be enhanced by any number of surface treatments such as enhanced surface films, conversion coatings, electrolytic and electroless plating,...
News - 16 Aug 2006
Boeing has announced it has signed a multi-million dollar contract to supply concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) cell assemblies to an Australian company that produces renewable solar energy.
News - 24 Feb 2014
Generating electricity is not the only way to turn sunlight into energy we can use on demand. The sun can also drive reactions to create chemical fuels, such as hydrogen, that can in turn power cars,...
News - 20 Dec 2010
A pipefitter knows how to make an exact cut on a metal rod. But it's far harder to imagine getting a precise cut on a carbon nanotube, with a diameter 1/50,000th the thickness of a human...
Article - 3 Apr 2001
This article provides a comprehensive introduction into the process of injection moulding of plastics. It covers the various stages in the process and also looks at design parameters.