News tagged with lightweight construction

EDAG car with textile skin set for Geneva show

Making its debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2015 is the EDAG Light Cocoon. This is promoted as a new dimension for lightweight construction, a sportscar with a textile outer skin panel. The EDAG Light Cocoon ...

Dec 18, 2014 weblog
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Making cars that are lightweight and crash-safe

Lightweight or crash-safe – must it always be a trade-off for auto makers? The answer is no. With a new lightweight construction technology, researchers are making it possible to do both. The result is ...

Sep 04, 2013
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3D printing on the micrometer scale

At the Photonics West, the leading international fair for photonics taking place in San Francisco this week, Nanoscribe GmbH, a spin-off of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), presents the world's fastest ...

Feb 08, 2013
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Assuring quality in lightweight construction

Aerospace, automotive and airplane construction count on lightweight construction. But to make sure that lightening the load does not come at the cost of safety, Fraunhofer researchers are working on new quality assurance ...

Oct 21, 2009
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