News tagged with injection molding

The smallest puzzle in the world

Three pieces of less than 1 mm in size each may be put together to the probably smallest puzzle in the world. For production, researchers used LIGA2.X, a new process to manufacture microstructured casting ...

dateJul 15, 2013 in Engineering
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Composites for large-scale manufacturing

Continuous fiber-reinforced composites with thermoplastic matrix resins are very well suited for use in automotive manufacturing. However, to manufacture them is complicated. A new approach now makes it possible ...

dateDec 10, 2012 in Engineering
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Breaking the mold

National Physical Laboratory, after over nine years of extensive research, has developed a world-leading pvT (pressure-volume-temperature) and thermal conductivity test kit that can be used to help improve ...

dateJul 11, 2011 in Materials Science
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Perfectly non-reflecting

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new nanocoating ensures a perfectly non-reflecting view on displays and through eyeglasses. The necessary surface structure is applied to the polymeric parts during manufacture, obviating ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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Savvy injection molding

(PhysOrg.com) -- With the help of neural networks, in which complex algorithms are used to monitor critical process steps, engineers are paving the way for zero-defect production in the area of metal powder ...

dateApr 02, 2010 in Engineering
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Bone-hard biomaterial

Screws used in surgical operations are often made of titanium. They usually have to be removed after a while or replaced by new ones. A new biomaterial makes this unnecessary. It promotes bone growth and is ...

dateMar 22, 2010 in Materials Science
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