Materials innovation reduces cobalt dependency

Wear resistant sintered material reduces the need for cobalt in vehicle powertrain applications. An innovative new material from the Powertrain bus... read more

Cleanroom laboratory aids plastics research

A new cleanroom laboratory is being used to help in the development and testing of plastics used in clean manufacturing. UK manufacturer of special... read more

Freight lightens up with carbon fibre rail bogie

The Institution of Railway Research has broken new ground with the development of lightweight freight bogies using new materials. The world’s fir... read more

3D printing improves manufacturing flexibility at GM

General Motors has adopted 3D printing for providing greater re-tooling flexibility across its production lines. As the COVID-19 pandemic has rippe... read more

New material sets future trends

Research work on carbon composites could provide answers to sticking points in the rail and solar energy sectors, according to Morgan Advanced Materia... read more