Modern mechanical carbon materials are being used in a variety of applications, including aircraft gear boxes, air turbine motor starters, and main shaft seals for both aircraft turbine engines and aircraft auxiliary power units (APUs).
Multiple applications will drive the increased use of smart glass in the automotive industry.
June 2, 2014
Smart glass in the automotive industry is expected to become a $2.1 billion market by 2019, compared with $1 billion in 2014, according to “Smart Glass Opportunities in the Automotive Industry–2014,” a recent report from NanoMarkets.
A new material composite for displays prevents glass splinters in vehicle crashes.
June 2, 2014
SCHOTT and DELO® Industrial Adhesives have collaborated to develop an unbreakable glass cover composite for vehicle navigation and entertainment screens, in which a high-tech adhesive bonds the display to the special glass cover.
The brick and structural clay industry has seen a number of very difficult years due to the ongoing worldwide recession. I recently got some feedback from key industry suppliers related to the economy in general, as well as challenges in the construction sector.
The concept of lean manufacturing has continued to gain use and visibility on a number of fronts. As highlighted by Rick Spence, president of Canadian Entrepreneur Communications, in a recent article about a lean conference in Toronto, “Lean is often heralded as manufacturers’ best hope for cutting cost and regaining their innovative edge.”