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  • Ingá Pneus invests in Lukatec equipment




    Brazilian retreader Ingá Pneus, a Michelin licensee, has received the installation and technical delivery of a new autoclave automation and control panel from Lukatec. This is the first Lukatec equipment supplied to the company’s Itumbiara unit in Goiânia. According to Lukatec, Ingá Pneus is already a regular customer, with the Londrina unit having already acquired a Rasparobô buffer, while the Cascavel plant already has a ROITread builder plus an application table and…




  • Volumes improve at new JKRC center in Gurugram

    Volumes improve at new JKRC center in Gurugram




    Gurugram-based Shri Bala ji Tire & Tread has worked with JK Tire for a decade as an independent retreader, but converted to a dedicated JK retread center as recently as last December. In the meantime, the retreader has also invested in new factory machinery and reorganized the entire factory. “We replaced the old machines with a new 7-tire autoclave, inspection spreader, nail hole finder, polishing machine, skiving station, etc.,” Sunny said. Kapoor, Director, Shri Bala ji Tire & Tread. Catch the…



  • What is investment casting and how does it work?




    Design requirements, cost, and manufacturing feasibility determine which metalworking processes (including casting processes) are most appropriate when choosing a method of manufacturing a product. This article describing investment casting is designed to help you make an informed decision regarding the manufacturing process. Investment casting uses techniques that produce precision engineered components that minimize material waste, energy, and subsequent machining. No other casting method, maybe other than die…




  • Particle Measuring Systems Expands Single-Use Microbial Sampling Product Line to Include 100 LPM Applications

    Particle Measuring Systems Expands Single-Use Microbial Sampling Product Line to Include 100 LPM Applications




    Particle Measuring Systems (PMS) BioCapt Single-Use Microbial Impactors (BCSU) are now available for use with 100 liters per minute (LPM) applications, expanding the range of uses for which Microbial Impactor Plates at active air can be used. The BCSU 100 is an integrated, lightweight, ready-to-use microbial impact plate designed for portable and fixed monitoring systems in remote sampling environments.



  • Carbon fiber prepregs used in lightweight photo drones




    A team of six students from the Lightweight Construction and Composite Materials course at the Upper Austrian University of Applied Sciences worked with eight industrial partners to design and build a drone with camera over an 18-month period. The project is part of the study program Lightweight Design and Composite Materials, which the FACC launched in cooperation with the Upper Austrian University of Applied Sciences in Wels in 2018. The lightweight drone with camera recently completed its successful flight inaugural. Hexcell…

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