Shedding the harnesses constraining aviation

Jonathan Newell discovers how Airbus and Altran are working together on replacing heavy electrical wiring harnesses with printed ink circuitry. The... read more

Bearing production quality steps up to MEA

The Barden Corporation is taking part in the More Electric Aircraft MEGCAP initiative with research into improved motor bearing production quality. ... read more

Low backlash gearing for robotics and prosthetics

Gear train design specialists at maxon motor have been developing motors and gears with specific characteristics for robotic and healthcare applicatio... read more

Industrial impact tools with ATEX certification

A new range of heavy tooling for petrochemical and mining industries is available with certification for use in explosive environments. Ingersoll R... read more

Metrology for nanotechnology

Brian McLay of precision measurement specialist Starrett tells Andy Pye how precision metrology will support the rise of nanotechnology. The abilit... read more