News tagged with industrial processes

Precise assembly of engines

In the automotive industry, combustion engines are still assembled mostly manually. Researchers from Fraunhofer are developing procedures and methods to automate assembly processes to continuously improve ...

dateJun 08, 2011 in Engineering
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An alliance formed by design and technology

Designers love state-of-the-art production technologies. This is the story of how a young designer worked with researchers from Fraunhofer to manufacture the Hydra steel tube chair. This chair is not only ...

dateOct 01, 2010 in Engineering
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What's in our water?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Although America's supply of drinking water is considered among the world's safest, there is an urgent need to develop more stringent regulations to guide how water is monitored for pollutants, ...

dateNov 05, 2009 in Environment
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Pollution figures put Europe under spotlight

European policy makers must collaborate more closely in the fight against global warming, according to a leading expert who compiled the most detailed ever record of greenhouse gas emissions across the continent.

dateJun 23, 2009 in Environment
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