New Ultramid® Advanced grades with carbon-fiber reinforcement for low-weight and high-performance parts

Carbon-fiber reinforced polyphthalamides (PPA) with outstanding mechanical properties for the replacement of aluminum and magnesium For structural automotive applications, consumer electronics and loaded industrial equipment BASF is now expanding its polyphthalamide (PPA) portfolio of Ultramid® Advanced with carbon-fiber reinforced grades with fillings of 20, 30 and 40 percent. The benefits of these new materials: They make Read more about New Ultramid® Advanced grades with carbon-fiber reinforcement for low-weight and high-performance parts[…]

ibidi Product News: Culture Cells on a 3D Gel With Defined Flow

ibidi’s new µ-Slide I Luer 3D is an innovative slide with one channel and three wells for 3D cell culture under flow. Sample preparation is easy: fill each of the three wells with a gel (e.g., collagen, Matrigel, or fibrinogen). Then, simply seed the cells into the channel, where they will adhere to the gel. Read more about ibidi Product News: Culture Cells on a 3D Gel With Defined Flow[…]

COBRA Battery System from Becker Marine Systems Receives DNV GL Certification

With DNV GL certification obtained in February 2021, the pioneering COBRA battery system has achieved the highest standard of safety and can thus be used for a wide range of inland waterway and maritime shipping applications. Due to the growing demand for the compact battery system, Becker Marine Systems is expanding COBRA production at its Read more about COBRA Battery System from Becker Marine Systems Receives DNV GL Certification[…]

Inventing the future – OE-A hosts printed electronics competition

From concept to prototype: the participants of the "OE-A Competition 2021" will showcase the broad spectrum of flexible and printed electronics with their products, prototypes and designs at LOPEC 2021 Online. What do an artificial triceps, a smart gear selector and an indoor air quality meter have in common? Essential parts consist of organic and Read more about Inventing the future – OE-A hosts printed electronics competition[…]

Emerson’s New Ultrasonic Metal Spot Welder Delivers Repeatable, High-Quality Welds

Emerson announces its new Branson™ GMX-20MA ultrasonic metal spot welder, an advanced spot welder that bonds nonferrous metals, including bus bars, foils, switches, and wire terminations in automotive electrical systems, electric vehicles, batteries and battery packs, power storage systems and related applications. The GMX-20MA metal spot welder is built around an all-new, rigid pneumatic actuator with Read more about Emerson’s New Ultrasonic Metal Spot Welder Delivers Repeatable, High-Quality Welds[…]

Blackstone Resources presents new achievements of Blackstone Technology

Blackstone Resources AG, Baar (SWX: BLS) is pleased to announce  a number of important achievements by its subsidiary Blackstone Technology, during its Blackstone’s Battery Day held on February 16, 2021. Blackstone Technology GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackstone Resources AG, and is based in Döbeln, Saxony, Germany. It represents Blackstone’s Resources battery technology division. During Read more about Blackstone Resources presents new achievements of Blackstone Technology[…]

Li-Ion battery pack with IEC/EN/UL 62133-2 for demanding industrial and medical applications

The new Li-Ion battery pack BP-LIO-1525 from Bicker Elektronik (Germany) offers five times more charge/discharge cycles than conventional lead-acid batteries and thus guarantees a particularly long service life. The high-quality battery pack impresses both in industrial use and in medical technology applications with its approvals according to IEC/EN 62133-2:2017 and UL 62133:2017 Ed.2. 4S1P Li-Ion Read more about Li-Ion battery pack with IEC/EN/UL 62133-2 for demanding industrial and medical applications[…]

Advantest Announces Transition of VOICE 2021 Developer Conference to a Virtual Platform Over Health and Safety Concerns

Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) has announced that its VOICE 2021 Developer Conference will be held as a virtual event, citing continuing health and safety concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. With the public health emergency unyielding on a global basis, this decision removes the risk of exposing VOICE participants to potential Read more about Advantest Announces Transition of VOICE 2021 Developer Conference to a Virtual Platform Over Health and Safety Concerns[…]

The new star among the standards – the heat-stabilized Ultramid®

The automobile has always been subject to permanent change and facing ever new challenges. Legal requirements for pollutant emissions, downsizing of internal combustion engines, alternative powertrains such as electric, hybrid or fuel cell have accelerated further development rapidly. These changes lead to increasing demands as well as new technical boundary conditions on products in use. Read more about The new star among the standards – the heat-stabilized Ultramid®[…]

NSK shows its competency in ultra-fine positioning

As an expert in motion control, NSK frequently supplies customers with manipulators and positioners that meet micrometre and even nanometre accuracy requirements. Such solutions perform fine positioning operations under a microscope field of view, demanding the application of skilled engineering and know-how. A case in point is NSK’s nanopositioner, which exemplifies the company’s expertise in Read more about NSK shows its competency in ultra-fine positioning[…]