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29/01/2015
Novel materials to be developed for use in space to help protect spacecraft and crew

Magna Parva has been awarded a contract by the European Space Agency to develop novel materials for use in space to help protect spacecraft and its crew. The project will develop laminated materials, which provide more protection per kilogram than current options.

Micrometeoroids and orbiting debris (MMOD) travel at orbital velocities of 8km/s, and a small fraction of this MMOD is large enough to cause potentially catastrophic damage. The second motive behind the development of the ...
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16/12/2014

SKF has launched a new tapered roller bearing unit for passenger railway applications, which it ...  Read More


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A new range of hygienic internal gear pumps, designed to provide the important features and ...  Read More


Mudblock cassette seals

05/11/2014

A new generation of SKF Mudblock cassette seals has been launched for oil-lubricated wheel-end ...  Read More

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3D printing in logistics

21/01/2015

3D printing has been used by the automotive and aerospace industries to build prototypes for some ...  Read More


3D printing in logistics

21/01/2015

3D printing has been used by the automotive and aerospace industries to build prototypes for some ...  Read More


Weighed down by data

16/01/2015

With such hype behind the Internet of Things is all this information going to be useful or will it ...  Read More


Flexible subsea drilling rig

16/01/2015

Oil exploration is an expensive business, but new technologies – in particular a new type of subsea ...  Read More

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Fundamental Material ...

29/01/2015

Learn more about the fundamental elements to consider when selecting engineering materials to ...  Read More


Beagle 2 shown 'intact'

16/01/2015

News emerged last week that the infamous 2003 Beagle 2 Mars Lander has been found on the surface of ...  Read More

Coffee Time Challenge

Develop cheap source of personal electricity production for charging mobile phones

16/01/2015

Mobile phones have allowed many parts of the world to bypass hardwired landlines, enabling millions to tap in to the power of telecommunications without the intensive infrastructure and cabling that much of the developed world has implemented.

Communication by mobile phone has brought ...
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Collaboration is key

16/01/2015

There appears to be a lack of trust in certain circles. Having spent the few days of the new year ...  Read More


Why I’m happy in January

14/01/2015

January. It can be a bit of a long and depressing month can't it. But there is reason to be ...  Read More


Sudden impact

12/01/2015

For many, 2014 will be seen as the year that the wearable health market finally matured. For ...  Read More


How to spot the next big ...

22/12/2014

It seems in this day and age that everyone has an idea that will change the world. The internet has ...  Read More

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Interview with Naomi Climer

16/01/2015

In the autumn of 2015 Naomi Climer will become the IET's first female president, but her agenda ...  Read More


Prof Anthony Finkelstein

11/12/2014

Everyone is bemoaning the lack of good engineers coming through the education system. But if we are ...  Read More


Hermann Hauser, Catapult

11/11/2014

The Catapult programme was intended to revitalise the British technology sector – but is it ...  Read More


Mike Houghton, Siemens

14/10/2014

Through his day job at Siemens Industry along with his various other roles, Mike Houghton is on a ...  Read More

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