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Lighting Technology

Tubing Coated with Light-Powered Catalysts Aids Drug Manufacturing

The new class of materials is insoluble, so it can be used over and over again. Such catalysts could be used to coat tubing and perform chemical transformations on reactants as they flow through the tube.

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Electronics & Computers

Yanmar, ELEO Announce Electrification Strategy for Off-Highway Sector

Yanmar announced its strategy for electrification of future off-road powertrain offerings at the Bauma 2022 conference in late October. During a presentation, Yanmar...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

SAE International Extends Call for Abstracts, Seeks Submissions for AeroTech Conference

Engineering Events staff at SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, have extended the call for abstracts through September 21 for the...

Features
Medical

How These Engineered Extrusion Trends Can Improve Device Design and Patient Experience

Hoses and tubes are extensively used within the healthcare and medical industry in a variety of applications, from wound drains and catheters to drug...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

How Automation Can Improve Tubing Manufacturing

As the cost of shrink tubing used in the production of catheters has increased, and supply chain issues caused delivery delays, FEP shrink tubing, for example, has become a very expensive...

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Automotive

Electric Radiant Heat for EV Cabin Comfort

Vehicle OEMs have been steadily increasing the range of their electric vehicles (EV) and plug-in hybrids (PHEV), but the ranges they claim publicly are in ideal thermal conditions. Now comes...

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Electronics & Computers

Discrete Proportional Valve Technology

The DPV concept matches the unique needs of electric vehicle cooling and energy management systems.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Process Enables Machines to Thermally “Breathe”

Large machines can breathe in and out cooling blasts of water to keep their systems from overheating.

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Propulsion

Thermal Challenges of Electric Commercial Vehicles

Vehicle electrification poses new challenges for thermal management, driving development of new systems and components specific to battery and fuel-cell electric vehicles (EVs). Key...

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Materials

Cladding and Freeform Deposition for Coolant Channel Closeout

This method is a faster way to manufacture combustion chambers and nozzles for aerospace propulsion as well as heat exchangers in oil and gas applications.

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Software

An Immersive Solution for Thermally Safer EV Batteries

An R&D project indirectly leads to potentially greater power density, EV range, and battery life.

Features
Tubing & Extrusion

Advanced Extrusion Techniques: How Engineered Extrusion Helps Medical Device Makers Improve Device Designs and Patient Experiences

Advances in hose and tubing manufacturing techniques are supporting new miniaturized devices and wearables.

Articles
Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Thermal Management Techniques in Avionics Cooling

Innovation is carrying airborne technologies farther and higher than ever before, and avionic cooling practices have had to evolve to keep up.

Application Briefs
Aerospace

NASA CO₂ Removal System Integrates High-Speed Blower

After rigorous ground testing, NASA’s Four Bed Carbon Dioxide Scrubber will be installed on the ISS.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Off-Highway Emissions Set to Get Stricter

Emissions regulators currently are largely focused on on-highway NOx and CO2 reductions, according to Dr. Mihai Dorobantu, director of Technology Planning and Government Affairs for Eaton...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Mahle Advances 3D Printing Capabilities

Slashing the time to produce prototypes for complex components, from several months to a few days, explains in part why Mahle’s technology group decided to build a new facility for additive...

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Power

3D Printing Scales-Up

While the 3D-printed vehicle remains a dream, the technology also known as additive manufacturing (AM) already has proven its ability to create impressively complex part geometries in concepts such as EDAG’s...

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Energy

Toward an Electric Two-Wheeled Triumph

There is something of a TV series about Triumph Motorcycles’ radical TE-1 electric project. It’s an intriguing story unfolding through four episodes, or phases, following its conception. Phase...

Technology Leaders
Design

Polyolefin Heat Shrink Tubing for Tight-Tolerance Medical Applications: Understanding the Advantages and Development Process

Learn the basics of heat shrink tubing and its use in medical device manufacturing.

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Materials

Modification of Pigments Utilizing Atomic Layer Deposition

The coatings can be deposited on substrates such as glass, polymers, metals, and aerogels.

Road Ready
Power

Raptor 4-Door-Only for 2021; R Version Coming Next Year

Ford has unveiled its new Raptor, the third generation of the high-speed, off-road version of the F-150 pickup truck. Available only in a four-door SuperCrew configuration, the...

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Transportation

Mahle’s Hydrogen Focus Spans Fuel Cells, ICEs

Hydrogen fuel cell (HFC) technology is gaining momentum in the mobility sector, with substantial volume expected by 2025 to 2030, according to Dr. Marco Warth, director of corporate...

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Software

Bosch Debuts First Motorcycle Split-Screen Display

Bosch has revealed the world’s first dedicated motorcycle split screen display, a 10.25-inch widescreen that will make its debut on the 2021 BMW R 1250 RT sport-touring machine. Bosch...

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Software

Getting to the ‘Core’ of AV Thermal Management

The universal understanding of autonomous vehicle (AV) safety is one of the most critical keys to broad adoption of self-driving technology. For AVs, what is “safe enough?” This...

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Electronics & Computers

How Ford Is Mobilizing Its Engineers in the COVID-19 Fight

The fight against COVID-19 has forced disparate industries to collaborate on a technical level not seen since World War II, in order to boost supply of vital medical equipment....

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Materials

System Provides Cooling with No Electricity

This passive device relies on a layer of material that blocks incoming sunlight but lets heat radiate away.

Technology Leaders
Medical

Looking to the Future of the Medical Tubing Sector

The move toward miniaturization, from a medical tubing perspective, is picking up pace.

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Electronics & Computers

Inside GM’s Expanded Electric-Vehicle Battery Lab

General Motors aims to sell more than one million electric vehicles (EVs) annually in North America and China by mid-decade. The pathway to success leads directly through the...

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Energy

Lightyear One: 20 Miles of Daily Solar Driving Range

It’s been more than a decade since Toyota first developed a photovoltaic system for the roof of a Prius hybrid-electric vehicle (HEV). Those solar cells, available on Japan-based...