News tagged with industrial engineering

To eliminate lead from large-sized engines

With the aim of more efficient and less polluting industry, the Basque R&D centre IK4-TEKNIKER is participating in a European project focusing on the development of a new range of lead-free bearings for large-sized, high-performance ...

dateOct 22, 2015 in Engineering
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Graphene heat-transfer riddle unraveled

Researchers have solved the long-standing conundrum of how the boundary between grains of graphene affects heat conductivity in thin films of the miracle substance—bringing developers a step closer to being able to engineer ...

dateJun 16, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Diamond-like coatings save fuel

Coating engine components with hard carbon reduces friction to almost zero – a development that could save billions of liters of fuel worldwide every year. Now researchers have developed a new laser method to apply the ...

dateJun 08, 2015 in Engineering
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