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How to remove the bottlenecks that affect the use of CAD over the Internet
An active magnetic bearing which needs no power is the key to an innovative energy storage system for wind turbines.
an optical polishing concept that grew from a material used in shock absorbers
A motor that combines benefits of steppers and servos
Quiet, speed-controlled motors will be less of a headache all round.
A fan controller that replaces a host of inverters and PLCs
Are we investing enough in R&D to ensure a rosy future? Norman Price, an industrialist on secondment to the DTI, explains all
How manufacturers are meeting the safety needs of legislation and the demands of customers
A hand-held blower system that will reduce industrys massive wastage of compressed air
Direct measurement of bolt clamping force is much better than monitoring torque.
will the proposed international fieldbus standard deliver what users need?
Plastics are gaining in popularity, but their properties are still a mystery to many engineers.
A recent paradigm shift in ceramic technology should make it a more widely used material.
A long sought for material that could make the ultimate bearings and has potential for structures and electronics
Ambitious plans and strong views from Trevor Baylis
James Dyson talks about how he would support innovation in the future
A trawl through the archives of Eureka shows that some developments made it while others are still struggling
Funding new technology-based enterprises is about to become easier
An essentially simple idea that should have a dramatic impact on the speed and efficiency of pneumatic systems
How a colourless dye could revolutionise the welding of plastics