An opportunity not to be wasted – reducing metal waste

In the quest for ever greater sustainability, manufacturing companies are looking to make savings every which way without compromising quality. Cold forming is a metal manufacturing process that not only cuts waste but improves the integrity of component parts. Metalworking can produce a lot of waste material. For example, many metal manufacturing processes …

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The Graphene Rush

A little like prospectors heading west during America’s gold rush, there’s a flurry of scrambling and excitement around the ‘miracle material’ graphene and getting the most from it. As a quick intro, graphene is pure carbon in the form of a very thin, nearly transparent sheet, one atom thick. It is remarkably strong for its very […]

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Efficient engineering in automotive manufacturing

End users are constantly re-evaluating the most environmentally efficient ways of maintaining or replacing their vehicles. But when it comes to metal manufacturing there is great potential to alter the production process itself so that less waste is generated in the first place. Sustainability, waste reduction and cost saving programmes are all, to …