News tagged with product manufacturers

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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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 ...

dateSep 28, 2009 in Engineering
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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 ...

dateAug 26, 2009 in Environment
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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 ...

dateMay 20, 2009 in Engineering
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Design revolution

A revolutionary approach to the design of consumer products - from automobiles to plasma TVs - could cut manufacturers' warranty costs significantly. Writing in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Six Sigma an ...

dateMar 24, 2009 in Engineering
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