News tagged with product manufacturers

Expert help from a distance

When electronic devices refuse to work, you rarely find the solution in the manual. Technicians often face similar problems with industrial machines, and companies end up flying in experts from the manufacturer ...

Jul 11, 2011
not rated yet 0

Resource-friendly car manufacturing

Magnesium instead of steel -- this could be an option for lightweight car body parts. A car door made of magnesium is roughly 50 percent lighter. This is one of the exhibits drawn from along the automobile ...

Apr 04, 2011
4.7 / 5 (3) 1

New statistics on business innovation released by NSF

Preliminary figures from the Business R&D and Innovation Survey (BRDIS)--fielded for the first time in 2009--indicate that some 22 percent of companies in manufacturing industries reported one or more produc ...

Oct 06, 2010
not rated yet 0

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 ...

Nov 04, 2009
not rated yet 0

Weathering System Cuts Product Testing Time

(PhysOrg.com) -- Engineers design a new auto paint, a better solar device or a sturdier vinyl siding. But how can they know if the new products deserve a five-year, 10-year or 30-year warranty? Better a ...

Sep 28, 2009
not rated yet 0

New tools for sustainable farming

Environmentalists are just as fond of talking about it as are politicians, economists or marketing experts - "sustainability" has become a buzzword. The problem is that the term sustainability can refer to ...

Aug 26, 2009
4.7 / 5 (3) 0

Planning factories the right way

The new factory hall has just been completed when the owner realizes that several things have gone wrong. The doors should be on the other side and production will need more space. A new planning guideline will prevent such ...

May 20, 2009
2 / 5 (1) 1