News tagged with manufacturing processes

Graphene oxide gets green

Rice scientists have found a way to synthesize graphene oxide in bulk in an environmentally friendly way, eliminating toxic and explosive chemicals from the process. They have also found a class of common bacteria breaks ...

dateJul 22, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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ASML bounces back to Q2 profit on strong sales

(AP) -- ASML Holding NV, a key supplier to computer chip makers like Intel and Samsung, said Wednesday it bounced back to a profit in the second quarter due to a sharp rebound in demand - a further sign the technology sector ...

dateJul 14, 2010 in Business
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T.25 City Car makes debut

Gordon Murray Design showed today for the first time its T.25 City Car at Oxford University as part of the Smith School's World Forum on Enterprise and the Environment validating a low-carbon approach to transportation. ...

dateJun 28, 2010 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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A delicate grip

(PhysOrg.com) -- Solar wafers for use in the production of photovoltaic systems are extremely sensitive. In a test and demonstration center research is being conducted on grippers to determine the best way ...

dateNov 04, 2009 in Engineering
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Electrostatic surface cleaning

It's often the little things that count in industrial manufacturing processes. Particles less than half the diameter of a hair in size can significantly impair quality in production. For example, there should ...

dateOct 07, 2009 in Engineering
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Dual simulation improves crash performance

Crash tests often produce startling results. A new simulation process which factors in deformation during production as well as preliminary damage can predict the results of a crash test more accurately than ...

dateSep 14, 2009 in Engineering
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Report finds contaminants in baby products

Protecting J.J., the 4-month-old son of Shawna Bader-Blau, is time-consuming, what with checking labels, reading safety information, buying chemical-free baby wipes and finding phthalate-free baby bottles.

dateMar 18, 2009 in Health
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