Compact nuclear fusion reactor

lockheed-martin-fusion-reactor

US engineering company Lockheed Martin has reported that it has developed a new design for a fusion reactor that could be in use in a decade.

BASF inaugurates catalysts manufacturing operation in Shanghai

BASF have inaugurated its expanded mobile emissions catalysts manufacturing operation in Shanghai, China.

Engineers develop smart skins for aircrafts

bae-systems-featured-image

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

maxon-electric-motors-featured-image

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

Aviation biofuel made from tobacco plants

biofuel-from-tobacco

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.

New class of industrial polymers discovered

polymer-reinforced-with-carbon-nanotubes

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

markforged-3d-carbon-fibre-printer-featured-image

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.

Nissan unveil self-cleaning prototype

nissan-self-cleaning-car

Nissan in Europe has begun tests on super-hydrophobic and oleophobic paint technology that repels mud, rain and everyday dirt.