Latest Weight Blog

CAE Technology Drives Automotive Lightweighting
This guest post  was written by Dr. Ivor Tseng, Program Manager, Research & Development Division at CoreTech System Co., Ltd. (Moldex3D). The post...
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Simulation’s Role in the Pursuit for Innovation
“Innovation” has to be at the top of the 2014 management buzzwords list. According to Google, it is the 39th most popular searched for term on the...
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Unconstrained Creativity, Design and 3D Printing
In the optimization world, we talk of constraints to the problem. The name isn't chosen arbitrarily, and it isn't talking about how you support the...
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MAHLE has developed a piston ring with new technology that offers engine manufacturers improvements in weight, quality and overall value. MAHLE's new "second" piston ring uses chrome-silicon steel to replace cast iron traditionally used for the second of three rings found on gasoline-powered spark-ignition engines. Today's engines have three piston rings – a top ring, second ring and oil ring. The top and second rings are designed to keep combustion gases in the combustion chamber. MAHLE's...
TRW Automotive is exhibiting a new, lightweight radius rod for trucks at the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hanover, today. Compared...
The world’s largest steel and mining company, ArcelorMittal, has created two sets of steel solutions to reduce the average weight...
Advanced materials technology company, Morgan, has developed a series of lightweight composite ballistic...
The first 3D printer is soon to fly into Earth orbit, finding a home aboard the International Space Station...