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Description: Engineering360's Material Solutions newsletter informs engineers of the latest developments in ferrous and nonferrous metals, specialty alloys, glass, ceramics, fibers and fabrics, as well as plastics and composite materials. The editorial emphasis is on applications – how to make products that weigh less, are stronger, longer lasting, and more environmentally friendly. In short, the newsletter provides industry examples of new materials that are improving performance and cutting cost.
Markets Served: Automotive and Aerospace; Appliances; Building & Design; Consumer Electronics; Defense & Security; Food & Beverage; Healthcare Engineering; Medical Equipment; Wind Turbines and Solar Panels; Computer Hardware; Packaging & Labeling; Pumps and Valves
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Acoustics & Audio Technology
Covers the field of sound recording, sound reproduction, and sound abatement.
Provides market overviews, information on global and regional trends, specific product and material developments and delivers the latest news on the industry.
Covers new technologies impacting the aerospace industry.
Alternative & Renewable Energy
Focuses on energy savings and the environment, and explores new ways to generate electricity.
Serves manufacturers of consumer, commercial, business, and medical appliances, as well as the design and engineering firms, product development, and industrial design firms supporting this industry segment.
Helps engineers specify optimum parts and select best fabrication practices to improve performance, lower cost, and speed production of today's passenger cars, trucks, and off-road vehicles
Automotive Technology Video Edition
Helps engineers specify optimum parts and select best fabrication practices to improve performance, lower cost, and speed production of today's passenger cars, trucks, and off-road vehicles through content delivered in the most engaging and informative form of videos.
Building & Design
Covers the materials, hardware, and tools used to design and construct new building projects or rehabilitate and renovate existing structures.
Building Blocks for the IoT
Covers the most critical issues affecting developers of next-generation connected devices for the Internet-of-Things, Industry 4.0, and consumer products, including embedded systems in applications.
Covers design, construction, and operation of plants and machinery for making such products as acids, dyes, drugs, plastics, and synthetic rubber by adapting the chemical reactions discovered by the laboratory chemist to large-scale production.
Coatings & Surface Engineering
Covers new products and developments in materials, applications, and processes for surface engineering.
Components for RF & Microwave
Informs readers of the latest developments in microwave and radio frequency system design as well as new applications for RF and microwave systems.
Construction Tools & Equipment
Covers the trucks, cranes, earth moving equipment, tools, and safety equipment used to build the world's highways, bridges, infrastructure, civil and major structures.
Creative Engineering covers creative ideas, inspiring stories, products and people in the electronics industry and maker space.
Creative Engineering Video Edition
Covers creative ideas, inspiring stories, products and people in the electronics industry and maker space delivered in the engaging and informative form of videos.
Includes information about acquisition of signals and waveforms, and processing of the signals to obtain desired information.
Defense & Security Technology
Updates subscribers with the latest developments across all technology sectors relevant to defense and security.
Design & Analysis Software
Keeps subscribers up to date on four main categories of design and analysis software: Computer Aided Design, Computer Aided Manufacturing, Computer Aided Engineering, and Product Lifecycle Management.
Offers subscribers a wealth of information on man-machine interface methods, including LED and LCD displays, flat panels, touch screens, panel meters, imaging workstations and analysis, and computer workstations used to monitor manufacturing processes.
Offers subscribers a wealth of information for design engineers and other technical professionals using electric components as their primary building blocks in consumer and commercial products.
Offers subscribers a variety of information on electronic design products and processes for application in computers, communications equipment, consumer electronics, and industrial systems.
Electronic Components Video Edition
Offers subscribers a variety of information on electronic design products and processes for application in computers, communications equipment, consumer electronics, and industrial systems all delivered in the most engaging and informative form of videos.
Electronic Device Design
Electronic Device Design examines the enabling technologies and material advances behind the latest generation mobile and handheld electronics.
Electronic Product Design
Offers subscribers a wealth of information on products and services such as: adhesives, coatings and sealants, computers and computer software, contract manufacturing, electronic components, embedded systems, motors and motion control, plastics/elastomers, pumps, valves, and filters, and test and instrumentation.
Electronic Test Equipment
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Drawing from the trusted analysis and unmatched editorial content of Electronics360.com, The Electronics360 Weekly Current features the top stories, latest news, charts, insights and more on the end-to-end electronics value chain.
Engineering in Motion
Delivers the most engaging and informative engineering news in the form of videos.
Offers valuable information on tools and strategies used to keep all engineering departments within an organization “on the same page.”
Entrepreneurship and the Maker
Focuses on creative ideas, inspiring stories, products and the people in the electronics industry and maker space. Entrepreneurship aims to relay the practical commercial and entrepreneurial aspects of creating and bringing a product to market.
Covers pollution control, waste management, hazardous waste disposal, and sanitary engineering.
Fastening, Joining & Assembly
Covers information about fasteners and materials that hold parts together (screws, rivets, bolts, adhesives, etc.), the tools and systems that automate application/dispensing of fasteners/adhesives, and new assembly/disassembly techniques integrated into system design.
Fluid Power Systems
Fluid Power Systems describes the use of hydraulic and pneumatic technologies in plant-wide systems, mobile equipment, and vehicle applications.
Food & Beverage Technology
Read by engineers and managers involved in the processing, plant construction and operation, sanitation, packaging/storage/preservation, quality inspection, handling, and distribution of food and beverage products internationally.
Written for engineers, managers, and consultants involved in healthcare facility design, building, renovation, and operation.
Covers all areas of the climate control discipline, including heating, ventilating, and air conditioning.
Covers the components and systems that enable automated manufacturing, assembly, and inspection.
Industrial Automation Video Edition
Covers the components and systems that enable automated manufacturing, assembly, and inspection delivered in the engaging and informative form of videos.
Offers a wealth of information for professionals working in maintenance, repair, and operations of industrial plants.
Industrial Processing Equipment
Covers products and solutions used in large-scale manufacturing of fluids, gases, and powders.
Covers the products, equipment, and solutions used in clinical and research laboratories for the preparation, separation, and analysis of samples.
Light & Laser
Covers materials and components used in the creation, detection, or manipulation of light.
Machine Tools & Metal Working
Offers information relevant to the shaping, drilling, grinding, cutting, and other “metal working” processes that are generally carried out with machine tools or multi-tool machining centers.
Manufacturing Technology e-newsletter is for engineers involved with the design and installation of robotics, automation, sensors, controls, mechanical systems and electromechanical equipment. Manufacturing engineers are not only tasked with producing the products created by design engineers, but bringing those products to market quickly at reasonable cost
Manufacturing Technology Video Edition
Covers the design and installation of robotics, automation, sensors, controls, mechanical systems and electromechanical equipment delivered in the most engaging and informative form of videos.
Material Handling & Supply Chain Technology
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Mechanical Power Transmission
Offers information on a range of systems that may use combinations of belts and chain drives, gears and gear drives, couplings, clutches and brakes, and other components.
Medical Equipment Design
Tracks trends and product news in the medical equipment field.
Medical Equipment Design Video Edition
Delivering trends and product news in the medical equipment field delivered in the engaging and informative form of videos.
Military & High-Reliability Electronics
Covers components designed specifically for harsh environments and mission-critical applications in systems for military, aerospace, medical, and industrial end-users.
Motion Control Components
Provides current news on products designed to precisely control movement of machinery.
Motors & Drives
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Networking & Communications
Focuses on networking hardware and software used to manage digital communication networks.
Oil & Gas Technology
Informs subscribers on everything from exploration and drilling to product processing and tank filling.
Packaging & Labeling
Tracks trends and products for the packaging and labeling industry.
Plant & Facilities Engineering
Covers industry trends and events, equipment, and techniques related to plant and facilities engineering (also known as maintenance engineering or reliability engineering).
Plastics & Resins
Focuses on new materials, from engineered thermoplastics to plastic films and composites.
Covers new methods for making parts out of plastics as well as improvements to “tried-and-true” methods, such as molding, extrusion, and machining.
Power Generation & Distribution
Provides the latest news on electrical power generation, transmission, and distribution, as well as cogeneration.
Power Supplies & Devices
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The Process Technology e-newsletter is designed to deliver timely and relevant content to readers interested in the large-scale manufacture of fluids, gases, and powders which requires a wide range of products and technology solutions.
Focuses on products in two pump categories: hydraulic pumps for liquids and pneumatic pumps for air or gas.
Quality, Test & Measurement
Quality, Test & Measurement keeps readers up to date about quality control methods and standards, test equipment, materials, and compliance testing.
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Sensors & Switches
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Past Issues of this eNewsletter
Volume 8 - Issue 9 - 09/24/2019
Master the secret weapon for product performance: An introduction to porous polymers; Dimensionally stable, two part epoxy adhesive features graphene filler; FAQ - stainless steel tubing; Improving thermal, smoke, and sound barriers in aerospace; Success story details benefits of Crystar® FT crossflow membranes; Carbon fiber solutions; Measuring the magic of turbulent-flow mold cooling
Volume 8 - Issue 8 - 08/27/2019
Hydrolox® - liquid filtration media; Five myths of elastomer material datasheets; FOAMGLAS® cellular glass insulation; Material of choice for lithium-ion battery manufacturing; New high-temperature, low CTE tooling board foam from General Plastics; Looking to get your new material to market?
Volume 8 - Issue 7 - 07/23/2019
Desktop vs industrial grade: What to know before you invest in a 3D printer; Solving for today's EV battery challenges; Sustainability through furnace efficiency; Enhance your product design with custom engineered porous polymers
Volume 8 - Issue 6 - 06/25/2019
Better polyurethanes that are better for the environment; Siemens Gas & Power cuts lead times, reduces tooling spend; Life cycle solutions – maximizing hydrogen recovery; Looking to get your new material to market?; Solving for today's EV battery challenges; Insist on SiC tubes that offer unmatched value and performance; 3D machining for ultra-hard materials
Volume 8 - Issue 5 - 05/28/2019
Noncontact temperature measurement of plastics; Markforged MetalX design guide; Frequently asked questions about stainless steel; What are tray pads and how are they used?; New high-temperature, low CTE tooling board foam from General Plastics
Volume 8 - Issue 4 - 04/23/2019
Noncontact temperature measurement of plastics; Looking to get your new material to market?; Clean, deoxidize, and brighten in one step; What are tray pads and how are they used?
Volume 8 - Issue 3 - 03/26/2019
Let Gabriel Chemical provide your solution; Overcome the challenges of manufacturing advanced materials; 3D machining for ultra-hard materials; Hypodermic tubing kit; One stop shop for engravers at gravostoreusa.com
Volume 8 - Issue 2 - 02/26/2019
Removable covers vs permanent composite insulation; Aquastrip ACB drives money to your bottom line; Industrial heater review: An oil and gas case study
Volume 8 - Issue 1 - 01/22/2019
Purity or plasma resistance in semicon seals: Can you have both?; 3D machining for ultra-hard materials; New tooling foam with a low, predictable CTE; Top 10 guidelines for ordering stainless steel tubing; Plastic automotive bushings and the engineer's dilemma
Volume 7 - Issue 12 - 12/26/2018
Four Questions to Guide Your Laboratory Centrifuge Selection; How Thermal Transfer of Stator Mounting Solutions Affect Efficiency; Plastic Automotive Bushings and the Engineer's Dilemma; Purity or Plasma Resistance in Semicon Seals: Can You Have Both?
Volume 7 - Issue 11 - 11/27/2018
Best Performance and Reliability of High-power RF Transistors in Demanding Applications; Plastic Automotive Bushings and the Engineer's Dilemma; Looking to Get Your New Material to Market?; The True Cost of Bearing Lubrication; How Thermal Transfer of Stator Mounting Solutions Affect Efficiency
Volume 7 - Issue 10 - 10/23/2018
Elan Technology Now Offers Full-service Toll Rotary Calciner Solutions; Ten Design Tips for Advanced Ceramic Components; PTFE Bushings That Provide a Comfortable Automotive Interior; Your Partner for Custom Tape Solutions; Top 10 Guidelines for Ordering Stainless Steel Tubing; 3D Machining for Ultra-hard Materials; Contemporary Anti-corrosion Technology for Automotive Hinges
Volume 7 - Issue 9 - 09/25/2018
Heat Exchanger Tubes – It's All in the Materials; Elan Technology Now Offers Full-service Toll Rotary Calciner Solutions; The Future of Automotive Lightweighting with Tolerance Ring Stator Mounting Solutions; Nanosilica Filled, Dual Curing Adhesive Meets NASA Low Outgassing Specifications; Prevent Product Damage and Reduce Waste in Secondary Aluminum Production; Top 10 Guidelines for Ordering Stainless Steel Tubing; New High-temp, Low CTE Tooling Board Foam from General Plastics
Volume 7 - Issue 8 - 08/28/2018
Sputtering Targets in Glass Sizes of Gen 10.5 and 11; Application Spotlights: Tooling + Fixtures; Drawn Fiber Polymers: Chemical and Mechanical Features; Materials for Blow Molding; Insulation for All Your Critical Applications; Analyzing Microplastics in Wastewater, Sediment, and Fauna with FTIR Imaging; Contemporary Anti-corrosion Technology for Automotive Hinges
Volume 7 - Issue 7 - 07/24/2018
When the Heat is High, Use HEXOLOY® SiC Hearth Kiln Rollers; Better Polyurethanes. Better for the Environment.; Rich Insights About Your Coatings Start Here; Your Partner for Custom Tape Solutions; Looking to Get Your New Material to Market?; The Future of Automotive Lightweighting with Tolerance Ring Stator Mounting Solutions; Hybrid vs Traditional Adhesives – How Do They Stack Up?
Volume 7 - Issue 6 - 06/26/2018
Address More Manufacturing Challenges with Composite and Metal 3D Printing; A Surefire Way Gasket Manufacturers Can Reduce Their Carbon Footprint; Clean, Deoxidize, and Brighten in One Step; 3D Machining for Ultra-hard Materials; New Multi-point Automatic Lubrication System for Robotic 7th Axis; New Micro Gripper Allows Fragile Part Handling as Low as 2.5 Gram Force; Unique Properties of Graphite Used in Electronic Applications; Need Smoother Steering? Improved Yoke Design Can Help
Volume 7 - Issue 5 - 05/22/2018
Heat Exchanger Tube - F.A.Q.; Leak Checking Large Vacuum Chambers; The Future of Automotive Lightweighting with Tolerance Ring Stator Mounting Solutions; Introducing: HC Series™ Configurable Rotary Furnaces; Top 10 Guidelines for Ordering Stainless Steel Tubing; Platinum Co-fired Products; Low Dielectric Material for Radomes, Antennas, and Other RF Communication Systems; Greenhouse Gas Emission Assessment of Gasket Manufacturing
Volume 7 - Issue 4 - 04/24/2018
Plastic Molding Services; Extend the Life of Your Technical Textiles; Radiant Tube Inserts for Energy Maximization; Composite Bearing Design with Improved Tribology and Machinability