The latest technology is at the forefront of engineering design, here you will find articles covering a range of topics such as design software and rapid prototyping.
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Some software for the beginning of the next Millennium
A new type of isolator protects against large amplitude vibrations such as the sort likely to be encountered in earthquakes
Advances that allow plastic mouldings to give unsurpassed protection to their contents
A better way to remove crude oil from bird feathers
A seal that keeps threaded shafts clean while doubling as a bearing
Plant safety is a crucial factor that must be addressed by the majority of industry
How silicon has moved from the control circuits of fluid power into the valves themselves
Designers of systems that use compressed air may soon be forced to build their systems more energy efficiently
A technique that can produce injection moulded plastic prototype components in hours
A process that has proved more effective, and far simpler, than other inspection techniques
How advanced materials could deliver a massive improvement in internal combustion engine efficiency
A process which simplifies composite part creation, defeating the cost and time limitations normally imposed by complex geometries
An advance in composite fabrication that brings additional strength to a range of structures
Flexible actuators that push are robust and reliable enough to use even in furnaces
Fluidics and hydraulics combine to make an ingenious filtration system that is completely maintenance-free
Advances in technology and technique have taken arc welding into the high precision arena
A simple idea which could slash the cost of many different kinds of fabrication
Multi-component plastic parts can now be formed and joined together in the mould
A versatile adhesive that keeps flames at bay
A process that uses laser and ultrasonic vibrations to reveal material properties
For many years the 3-phase induction motor has formed the mainstay of many motor applications
A single board controller solves difficult high speed positioning and register matching applications with ease.
The latest developments in miniature motors
A pump with no moving parts solves a major problem of pollution.