Materials en Machine Design Talks to the Men behind Solar Impulse <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Kerns </div> <div class="field-deck"> As Solar Impulse flies over the Mediterranean Sea, it is about to start the final leg of its journey around the world without any fuel. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The fuel-free Solar Impulse, which we have reported on extensively, landed in Cairo International Airport in Egypt...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Materials News Mon, 18 Jul 2016 18:54:00 +0000 64681 at Lab Develops Viscosity Profiles for Carbon-Binding Materials <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With the aid of computer modeling, a team from the U.S. Department of Energy&rsquo;s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is investigating the behavior of carbon-dioxide binding organic liquids (CO2BOLs) when binding to CO<sub>2</sub> emissions. </p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Materials Fri, 15 Jul 2016 14:33:00 +0000 64521 at Graphene Nanocomposite Dissipates Heat in LED P-N Junction <div class="node-body article-body">Scientists in Taiwan found yet another use for graphene as an efficient heat sink between p-n junctions in light-emitting diodes (LEDs). </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Materials Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:38:00 +0000 63851 at <p>1. Researchers try a reduced-graphene nanocomposite to dissipate heat within LEDs.&nbsp;</p> Courtesy of Wikipedia FAQ's on Seals <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Lauren Manufacturing </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What physical properties should designers consider in regard to the environmental condition when designing a seal? What are the differences between...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Design FAQs Materials Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:32:00 +0000 63711 at Guarding Your Equipment with Dynamic Protective Covers <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Dynatect </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What are the major reasons and benefits of investing in equipment guarding? What are differences and...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Design FAQs Materials Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:07:00 +0000 63511 at Rapid Prototyping for Medical Applications <div class="field-deck"> Emerging manufacturing techniques cater to the medical industry's need for quick, accurate, safe solutions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Emerging manufacturing techniques cater to the medical industry's need for quick, accurate, safe solutions</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Medical eBooks Materials Tue, 21 Jun 2016 21:24:00 +0000 63401 at Solar Impulse Lands in New York City <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Kerns </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On June 7, 2016, the Solar Impulse 2 team, scheduled to land in JFK, delayed its arrival. When flying a prototype plane around the world...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sustainable Engineering Materials Fri, 17 Jun 2016 13:50:00 +0000 63451 at Surface-Texture Cilia 3D-Printed to 50-Micron Resolution <div class="node-body article-body">Cilllia software leverages the micron resolution of a commercially available 3D-printer to create hairy and texturized surfaces. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 3D Printing CAD Materials Motion Control News Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:49:00 +0000 63411 at Courtesy of MIT Tangible Media Group Medical Prototyping and Production White Paper <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Proto Labs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Speed to market is everything when it comes to development of medical components and devices. Our white paper examines...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Medical White Papers Materials Wed, 15 Jun 2016 14:08:00 +0000 63351 at Reducing Component Weight for Automotive Applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Proto Labs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Government restrictions like CAFE standards are driving automakers to develop increasingly fuel-efficient vehicles. One way to do that is...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive White Papers Materials Wed, 15 Jun 2016 13:56:00 +0000 63331 at