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AM&P Technical Articles (2023) 181 (6): 17–19.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Tuomas Riipinen; Jenni Pippuri-Mäkeläinen; Aino Manninen The manufacture of electric motors using additive methods offers potential advantages of increased efficiency, weight reduction, and customizability over traditional processes. This article describes some key developments and challenges...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2020) 178 (3): 39–42.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and simultaneous process operations to produce, modify, nets for next-generation electric motors and others[13]. or repair industrial-scale components up to eight meters long. Through NRC s robotics platform enabling high fidelity elastic signature determination and real-time correction[7], high accuracy/high...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2023) 181 (8): 29–31.
Published: 01 November 2023
... and hard disk drives, thus advancing the field of information technology. The neodymium magnet now accounts for 95% of the permanent magnet market for motors used in wind turbines and electric and hybrid vehicles, thereby supporting electrification efforts, improving motor efficiency, and contributing...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2024) 182 (3): 49–52.
Published: 01 April 2024
... elastocaloric material. The machine uses an electric motor to rotate these NiTi-bundles within two fixed air ducts. A patented cam drive induces tensile loading at a fixed position and unloads on the opposite side, generating stationary hot and cold sides within the fluid duct system while simultaneously...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2019) 177 (6): 25–30.
Published: 01 September 2019
... unveiling of a hybrid concept car at the 1995 Tokyo Motor Show had spurred Honda into action. When the Prius went on sale in Japan two years later, Honda was racing to be the first to offer a hybrid car in the United States. Unlike the Prius, Honda s Insight would use the electric motor only...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2018) 176 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 January 2018
... processing, piston and cylinder, heat treatment, machining, and surface engineering), which are significant contributors to current gasoline vehicles, will become redundant. In comparison, electric motors and batteries form the core of electric vehicles. Issues in the supply chain of strategic materials...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2014) 172 (8): 37–38.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., or solid state to apply coatings with thicknesses greater than The new all-aluminum engine block manufactured by Honsel uses Ford s 100 µm. Traditionally, feedstock materials (in powder, wire, or rod forms) are melted by combustion or electric patented plasma transferred wire arc (PTWA) cylinder liner...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2015) 173 (3): 18–23.
Published: 01 March 2015
... by replacing the lead-acid battery with a lithiumion 12 volt starter battery as well as minor savings in the alternator, starter motor, and speakers. This accounts for a 10 kg (14%) total weight reduction in the electrical system (from 69 to 59 kg). MATERIAL DISTRIBUTION The MMLV design uses more aluminum...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2019) 177 (2): 38–41.
Published: 01 February 2019
... (high velocity oxy fuel), and electric arc spray. These energy sources are used to heat the coating material (in powder, wire, or rod form) to a molten or semi-molten state. The resultant heated particles are accelerated and propelled toward a prepared surface by either process gases or atomization jets...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2018) 176 (4): 22–26.
Published: 01 May 2018
... submitted patent applications for the modern aluminum electrolysis process in 1886, while Carl Friedrich Benz in Germany submitted a patent for a gasoline motor powered vehicle. At the time, France was quickly becoming the automobile center of the world due to enthusiasm fueled by From le , aluminum...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2017) 175 (6): 30–31.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., and microcircuits could be less resis- automobiles and aircraft could be light- tive. ~AM&P weighted with more efficient electrical power cables and motor windings; the For more information: David R. For- electrical grid could transmit power rest is a technology manager, Dept. with significant reductions in losses...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2019) 177 (7): 55–65.
Published: 01 October 2019
.... Over his 39-year career span, Erichsen was instrumental in manufacturing many special projects such as the world s largest machine. Built in the mid-50 s, the Tullahoma wind tunnel was driven by four electric motors with a combined 216,000 horsepower. Erichsen was a Special Lifetime Member of ASM...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2019) 177 (8): 24–28.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... Merger activity was not limited to the sheet metal industry. Germany s Daimler and U.S.-based Chrysler merged in May 1998. Ford Motor Company bought Volvo Car in February 1999. In March, Renault announced it was forming an alliance with Nissan. How- ever, as 1999 progressed, most if not all...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2014) 172 (10): 32–33.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Charles R. Simcoe The cost of electric power is the biggest expense involved in aluminum production. Proximity to economical power sources determined the location of major aluminum reduction plants. This article describes the development of the aluminum industry in the early part of the twentieth...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2019) 177 (6): 18–22.
Published: 01 September 2019
... involved in using nondestructive radiography techniques to assess component integrity. Copyright © ASM International® 2019 2019 ASM International electrical generators radiographic inspection serviceability assessment A D V A N C E D M A T E R I A L S & P RNOOCNEDSESSETSR|USCET IP TV E...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2014) 172 (6): 22–25.
Published: 01 June 2014
... they are very lightweight. Earlier this year, Alcoa announced completion of a $300 million expansion at its Davenport, Iowa, facility dedicated to supplying aluminum sheet products to the automotive industry. As an example of aluminum s growing share of the automotive market, Ford Motor Co. announced...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2014) 172 (9): 27–31.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., 400-ton manual press, 400-ton automated press. plications using CDC manufacturing include aerospace and automotive parts, rocket motor components, x-ray targets, sputtering targets, and other high-density parts using advanced refractory materials[5]. Other innovative applications involve high...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2014) 172 (9): 40–41.
Published: 01 September 2014
... cells and a motor-generator set to provide electricity. Their first production run after numerous startup problems yielded a few marble-sized particles on Thanksgiving Day 1888. Thus, the modern world of aluminum was born. It turned out that Hall and Cole were not compatible as fellow workers in running...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2012) 170 (5): 39–41.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Telescope, every satellite is sus- ceptible to static electricity buildup from solar wind, the very cold temperatures the Earth s shadow (or deep space), and tiny asteroids along the route. In such a hazardous environ- ment, the functional longevity of the average satellite is limited. While more than 2000...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2016) 174 (5): 41–45.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., Charles Kueh- mann became the vice president of materials engineering at both Tesla Motors, Palo Alto, Calif., and Kuehmann SpaceX, Hawthorne, Calif., working on electric cars and space travel, respectively. He is the only employee who shares his time between the two companies, besides CEO Elon Musk...