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Ultrasonic machining process makes light work of composites

Ultrasonic machining process makes light work of composites
The device creates ultrasonic vibrations at anywhere between 20 kHz and 39 kHz, and the machining technique makes the composite material sufficiently 'soft' in the area being worked on that much less force is needed from the cutting tool, resulting in … 52 more words

A Place for Daydreaming

I’m in a dreamy mood lately.

Taken with Nikon D3000 35mm using a spot light meter. All images/textures are my own.

Engine Cylinder-Block Acoustic Shield is Finalist @ 2013 SPE Auto Innovation Awards Gala

The Engine Cylinder-Block Acoustic Shield on the 2013 Elantra compact car from Hyundai Motor Co. was a Materials Category finalist at the 43rd-annual SPE® Automotive Innovation Awards Competition. 55 more words

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In Memoriam: Dr. Jackie Rehkopf, Author, SPE Auto. Div. Board Member & Treasurer

We also are very sorry to report that Dr. Jackie Rehkopf, SPE Automotive Division board member and treasurer left us on July 17, 2014.  We will be renaming our SPE ACCE Best Paper awards in her honor, and we and the SPE Composites Division will jointly fund a new scholarship in Jackie’s name for women studying in the area of engineering or science.   37 more words

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