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Blog: Energy
Are Cities Prepared for Electric Autonomous Vehicles?

A Beverly Hills city official tells Tech Briefs how the city is changing its infrastructure to accommodate a growing...

Blog: Electronics & Computers
What is Intelligent Charging?

As electric vehicles take the road, a new kind of EV infrastructure has emerged to power them. A Tech Briefs reader asks our expert about an...

News: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Inspiring Young Scientists, One Tiny Fidget Spinner at a Time

ORNL staff scientist Adam Rondinone explains how his team made the tiny toy.

News: Energy
NASA Turns to Students for ‘Big Ideas’ on Mars Exploration

NASA challenged university students to create a deployable solar array for the Martian surface. See which "Big...

On-Demand Webinars: Software
Rigid-flex Design: Practical Tips and Best Practices

Design of a rigid-flex product is significantly different from the design of a rigid-only or flex-only product. Learn how you and your team can leverage the new and innovative solutions...

News: Materials
Electropolishing Solutions for the Medical Industry

As a critical component in patient healthcare, medical device manufacturing is highly regulated and requires the utmost attention to sanitation, safety, and biocompatibility. Used both internally...

News: Materials
What it Does, How it Works

Electropolishing is often referred to as a “reverse plating” process. Electrochemical in nature, electropolishing uses a combination of rectified current and a blended chemical electrolyte bath to remove flaws from...

News: Medical
Single-Operation Finish for Improved Biocompatibility of Implants

Orthopedic and cardiovascular implants are some of the most common medical devices manufactured today that demand high levels of biocompatibility. To ensure better patient outcomes...

News: Materials
Metal Finishing Capabilities

In addition to electropolishing, other metal finishing capabilities include laser marking, which can be used to ensure compliance with the latest UDI requirements, and color anodizing, which can be used to improve part...

News: Materials
Cutting Tools and Drills

Cutting tools, drills, and blades are critical devices used in surgical procedures. Blades used in surgical procedures must be free from burrs and laser slag and remain sharp for accurate cutting. Remaining burrs created...

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