News tagged with manufacturing

Reimagining silicon

Silicon (Si) is ubiquitous in modern semiconductor manufacturing. Well-established procedures for its processing, perfected over more than five decades of industrial use, enable a diverse array of electronic devices that ...

dateJun 13, 2014 in General Physics
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Lighter cars with new robotic welding method

A vehicle typically consists of several thousands of spot joints such as rivets, clinch joints or spot welds. They are used to bond together different parts of the vehicle, for example the car bonnet. But the rivets are costly ...

dateJun 12, 2014 in Engineering
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Designing manufacturing firms to be more competitive

The manufacturing sector in Australia has been challenged by factors such as the strong Australian dollar but the co-author of a federal government-commissioned report, released today, says that taking a new approach to innovation ...

dateJun 10, 2014 in Engineering
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