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Ford, Jose Cuervo make car parts from Agave

| Materials

In an unusual pairing, Ford and Jose Cuervo® are working together to explore the use of agave fiber byproducts to create a more sustainable bioplastic for Ford vehicles. Continue reading

Chlorine-free metalworking coolant gains Boeing approval

| Materials

Chemetall’s new Tech Cool 35052CF, a generation-V high-performance, semi-synthetic metalworking coolant, has received Boeing Aircraft approval for use under BAC5008 including areas 2,5 and 6. Continue reading

Manufacturing for solar

| Renewable Energy

Six sage industrialists found market opportunities in, under, around, and outside the module, manufacturing for solar. Continue reading

Using municipal wastewater as process water, power source

| Water

Dow’s manufacturing plant in Terneuzen, the Netherlands, partnered with its local municipal water treatment plant to reuse the municipal plant’s wastewater in the manufacture of its products. Continue reading

ConEd to create micro power plant for New York grid

| Renewable Energy

Con Edison will offer solar panels and batteries to 300 homes in Brooklyn and Queens to create a micro power plant for New York’s grid. The system will generate 1.8 MW and hold 4 MWh of battery storage. Continue reading

Ideal Power applauds CPUC action on Self-Generation Incentive Program

| Renewable Energy

Ideal Power Inc., Austin, Texas, a power conversion technologies developer, has announced its support of the recent decision by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to modify the Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) Continue reading

Motor uses hybrid technology to boost efficiency level

| Energy Efficiency

Baldor Electric Co. has introduced the RPM XE motor, which the company says has achieved performance two to four efficiency bands above NEMA Premium® Continue reading

Large external mix spray nozzles coat, cool, treat, paint

| Materials

Exair offers the 1/2 NPT large external mix spray nozzles to atomize fluids up to 303 gal./hr. These nozzles can be used in applications in which a high volume of liquid is needed. Continue reading