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DuPont and Dow finalize merger

DuPont and Dow finalize merger The two firms, which specialize in the production of backsheets and other materials for the solar industry, have completed a merger of equals that has been on the cards for almost two years.  DuPont and Dow Chemical Company, two of the leading materials suppliers to the solar …

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Retrofit tunes Ford press to high performance

Retrofit tunes Ford press to high performance Schuler installs highly dynamic Tri-axis transfer with overhauling carriages and a blank loader with line scanner in seven weeks The large panel press at Ford in Cologne was no longer up to date: Because the transfer was mechanically linked to the rest of …

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New HVF visual flow indicators

New HVF visual flow indicators Elesa+Ganter has recently introduced the new HVF visual flow indicators that are used to check the passage of a liquid through a pipe and its conditions (color, presence of particles, contamination…). The maximum visibility from all angles is guaranteed by the tubular window in PYREX® glass. …

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Charging as if by magic

Charging as if by magic Bosch and partners develop charging system to create an innovative infrastructure for renewable power grids Led by Bosch, BiLawE project partners are investigating an inductive charging system that can also feed energy back into the grid.  The system would integrate e-vehicles into the power grid …

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The Launch of Tal Brabo

The Launch of Tal Brabo TAL Manufacturing Solutions, a subsidiary of Tata Motors Ltd. has launched its much-awaited TAL Brabo robot in two variants, with payloads of 2 kilos and 10 kilos, priced between INR 5– 7 lakhs. Indigenously developed, the TAL Brabo is a ‘Made in India’ solution, developed …

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Wearable Technology: Smart printed sensors monitor movement sequences

Wearable Technology: Smart printed sensors monitor movement sequences Wearable technology has caught on to progress health and fitness. Simply worn on the body, smart garments can, for instance, track activity. Sensors in functional clothing could also help optimize exercises by monitoring movement sequences. A novel transparent sensor material developed by Fraunhofer ISC …

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Additive Manufacturing: 3D Printing: Facts & Forecasts

Additive Manufacturing 3D Printing: Facts & Forecasts Although additive manufacturing won’t replace conventional production methods, it is expected to revolutionize many niche areas. Exponential growth is on the horizon. Market Researchers Predict 300% Growth over the Next Decade From the user’s point of view, the additive manufacturing (AM) market can …

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