Strong casted material bond

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The research project Gen-Cast at the Foundry Institute RWTH Aachen University has demonstrated successful composite casting.

Engineers develop smart skins for aircrafts

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Work is underway at BAE Systems to give aircraft human-like ‘skin’, enabling the detection of injury or damage.

Micro electric motors fly with the Rosetta mission

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The European space probe Rosetta has reached the comet Chury. Micro motors from the swiss manufacturer maxon have traveled with it.

Purging the impurities from glass

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More efficient refining method using iridium crucible saves 40% energy in glass production.

Aviation biofuel made from tobacco plants

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Boeing Partners with South African Airways for a pioneering project that will make sustainable aviation biofuel from a new tobacco plant, not cigarettes.

Time has come for electric aircraft

Time has come for electric aircraft

Airbus Group is now setting its sights on achieving silent, CO2-free, all-electric flight for both unmanned and passenger aircraft over the next three decades.

Compact tool for laser marking

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A new all-in-one industrial laser unit is marking a broad spectrum of materials.

New class of industrial polymers discovered

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New experimental polymers delivers cheaper, lighter, stronger and recyclable materials ideal for electronics, aerospace, airline and automotive industries.

World’s First Carbon Fiber 3D Printer

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MarkForged have introduced the Mark One 3D printer, which can print parts from continuous carbon fibers.

Award-winning lightweight design

Award-winning lightweight design

GF Automotive gets the Lightweight Award for their magnesium high-pressure die-casting oil conduct module.