Article - 19 Aug 2004
Magnesium alloys have been growing in popularity in recent times. Casting processes and the main magnesium alloys used for casting are outlined. Considerations for die casting of magnesium alloys are...
Article - 7 Jan 2002
Friction stir welding is a recent modification on friction welding. It is suited to aluminium, magnesium and other metals and can join dissimilar materials. Advantages over fusion welding are, no...
News - 22 Nov 2007
ThyssenKrupp Presta Steering has received a production order from BMW to supply the steering column for the X3, 3 and 1 series models. The company has also received a development order from BMW for...
News - 12 Sep 2007
Shorter installation times, lower weight, higher natural frequency and outstanding crash energy absorption – all features of the new modular steering column concept from ThyssenKrupp Presta....
News - 11 Nov 2004
SPX Corporation today announced that its Contech business has received two new programs from a major Tier One automotive supplier. This new business will generate revenue of approximately $125 million...
News - 16 May 2007
Recent sales of Zwick’s electro-mechanical testing actuator have provided unique solutions for customers carrying out diverse mechanical testing. For example, in the automotive industry it has...
Article - 10 Oct 2018
Hydraulic power-assisted steering is steadily being replaced by electric power steering (EPS) in many new vehicle designs.
News - 29 Jan 2009
Hiden Analytical introduce the new IG-5C Caesium Ion Gun for primary ion beam applications in SIMS measurement of electronegative elements and for caesium cluster analyses. With unique low-power,...
News - 20 Dec 2006
The Timken Company today announced it has completed the sale of its automotive steering business, which operates facilities in Watertown, Conn., and Nova Friburgo, Brazil, to DriveSol Worldwide, Inc....
News - 5 Oct 2015
igus® has launched the B160, a new black option of its iglidur® tribo-tape. Where a standard bearing solution won’t suffice, the B160 has proved an excellent alternative across many...