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LA HABRA, Calif.—Vip Rubber and Plastic Co. has taken on-the-job training of its employees to a new level. With an eye on continuous companywide improvement, the firm launched a university-...
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Enviro taking steps toward scrap-tire derived fuel
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STOCKHOLM—Swedish recycled carbon black maker Enviro Systems A.B. is touring the results of a study showing that the pyrolysis oil it extracts from scrap tires can be used as fuel. The study ...
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STOCKHOLM—Swedish recycled carbon black maker Enviro is touring the results of a study showing that the pyrolysis oil it extracts from scrap tires can be used as fuel. STOCKHOLM—Swedish recycled carbon black maker Enviro is touring the results of a study showing that the pyrolysis oil it extracts from scrap tires can be used as fuel. $STOCKHOLM—Swedish recycled carbon black maker Enviro is touring the results of a study showing that the pyrolysis oil it extracts from scrap tires can be used as fuel.
EPA racing clock for 50-state emissions plan
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WASHINGTON—Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler defended Jan. 16 the Trump administration's proposal to scale back tailpipe emissions standards and held out hope for an agreement with...
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WASHINGTON—Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler defended the Trump administration's proposal to scale back tailpipe emissions standards and held out hope for an agreement with California on a national program that would make compliance less costly for auto makers. WASHINGTON—Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler defended the Trump administration's proposal to scale back tailpipe emissions standards and held out hope for an agreement with California on a national program that would make compliance less costly for auto makers. $WASHINGTON—Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler defended the Trump administration's proposal to scale back tailpipe emissions standards and held out hope for an agreement with California on a national program that would make compliance less costly for auto makers.
Experts say electric vehicles put greater emphasis on lightweight parts
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DETROIT—In case you hadn't noticed, what with the steady background thrum of the U.S. auto industry having just wrapped up its fourth-strongest sales year on record—while at the same...
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DETROIT—The global auto industry has taken a big shine to electric vehicles, and the shockwave is hitting auto makers, materials companies and parts suppliers at nearly every tier level. DETROIT—The global auto industry has taken a big shine to electric vehicles, and the shockwave is hitting auto makers, materials companies and parts suppliers at nearly every tier level. $DETROIT—The global auto industry has taken a big shine to electric vehicles, and the shockwave is hitting auto makers, materials companies and parts suppliers at nearly every tier level.
Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe: Making EVs is 'the hardest part' of being an auto maker
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DETROIT—With its battery-electric concept pickup and full-size SUV now fully revealed and with orders on the books, upstart auto maker Rivian Automotive now hits "the hardest part" of...
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DETROIT—With its battery-electric concept pickup and full-size SUV now fully revealed and with orders on the books, upstart auto maker Rivian Automotive now hits "the hardest part" of becoming a full-on auto maker: actually making autos. DETROIT—With its battery-electric concept pickup and full-size SUV now fully revealed and with orders on the books, upstart auto maker Rivian Automotive now hits "the hardest part" of becoming a full-on auto maker: actually making autos. $DETROIT—With its battery-electric concept pickup and full-size SUV now fully revealed and with orders on the books, upstart auto maker Rivian Automotive now hits "the hardest part" of becoming a full-on auto maker: actually making autos.
Wacky World of Rubber: Goodbye to Le Grand K
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Deep in a vault just outside of Paris, a hunk of metal sits vacuum-sealed under three jars. This was arguably the most important piece of metal in the world. Now, it's just another rock....
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Deep in a vault just outside of Paris, a hunk of metal sits vacuum-sealed under three jars. This was arguably the most important piece of metal in the world—the universal definition of a kilogram. Now, it's just another rock. Deep in a vault just outside of Paris, a hunk of metal sits vacuum-sealed under three jars. This was arguably the most important piece of metal in the world—the universal definition of a kilogram. Now, it's just another rock. $Deep in a vault just outside of Paris, a hunk of metal sits vacuum-sealed under three jars. This was arguably the most important piece of metal in the world—the universal definition of a kilogram. Now, it's just another rock.
Lord looks to keep pushing past $1 billion sales milestone
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CARY, N.C.—There's always another summit in the business world, but that doesn't mean Lord Corp. can't stop and enjoy the view after reaching a pretty big one. The Cary-based provider of...
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CARY, N.C.—There's always another summit in the business world, but that doesn't mean Lord Corp. can't stop and enjoy the view after reaching a pretty big one. CARY, N.C.—There's always another summit in the business world, but that doesn't mean Lord Corp. can't stop and enjoy the view after reaching a pretty big one. $ CARY, N.C.—There's always another summit in the business world, but that doesn't mean Lord Corp. can't stop and enjoy the view after reaching a pretty big one.
Trump expected to propose legislation to broaden powers to impose tariffs (updated)
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WASHINGTON—Industry officials are waiting to see the details of a Trump administration draft bill that would substantially change the imposition of tariffs on foreign goods. The...
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BASF plans major R&D projects to cut carbon emissions
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LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany—BASF S.E. has announced a number of R&D projects to reduce carbon emissions as part of its new corporate strategy, which will see the company becoming CO2-neutral...
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LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany—BASF has announced a number of R&D projects to reduce carbon emissions as part of its new corporate strategy, which will see the company becoming CO2-neutral by 2030. LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany—BASF has announced a number of R&D projects to reduce carbon emissions as part of its new corporate strategy, which will see the company becoming CO2-neutral by 2030. $LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany—BASF has announced a number of R&D projects to reduce carbon emissions as part of its new corporate strategy, which will see the company becoming CO2-neutral by 2030.
Cooper Standard looking beyond automotive, diversifying with acquisitions
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NOVI, Mich.—Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. changed a lot in 2018. After executing five major deals—four acquisitions and a divestiture of one of its primary product...
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NOVI, Mich.—After executing five major deals—four acquisitions and a divestiture of one of its primary product lines—Cooper Standard has reshaped its core product offerings and set the foundation for its non-automotive business. NOVI, Mich.—After executing five major deals—four acquisitions and a divestiture of one of its primary product lines—Cooper Standard has reshaped its core product offerings and set the foundation for its non-automotive business. $ NOVI, Mich.—After executing five major deals—four acquisitions and a divestiture of one of its primary product lines—Cooper Standard has reshaped its core product offerings and set the foundation for its non-automotive business.
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Published on January 1, 2006

Cost Efficient and High Quality Manufacturing Process for Hydraulic and Automotive Hoses: Tendencies of Development and Outlook

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Date Published January 1, 2006
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This Report has been authored by:Dieter Bischoff at Berstorff USA

Depending on the progress within the area of blending manufacture and raw material development, daily new requirements and challenges are made to the rubber industry (natural rubber industry). Whereas the instruments that are exposed to the process engineers at the moment offer lots of possibilities to optimal solve problems. However, it is necessary to intensively work on improving areas like blending technology, process technology, automating and the development of new process philosophies (e.g. CAD, CIM, just-in-time). Additionally, it is required to develop testing methods that are quick and easy to handle and that not only determine values of comparison needed and completed for input quantities in calculating programs. Without these values, the application of the most modern technique is questioned and the hose manufacturer technologically falls behind his competitors. A first step for continuously manufacturing hose products for the hydraulic and automotive industry is done: • With the extrusion of the hose inner layer and the rubber middle layer as well as the extrusion of the hose outer cover, the plastic vulcanisation jacket, the vulcanisation, the stripping of the plastic, the process of blowing out the mandrel, the testing process and a customized packaging. • Extrusion, vulcanisation and blowing out of the mandrel, testing and packaging are to be accomplished every hour. More steps will follow, induced by changing environmental obligations connected with requirements to higher process capability and more economic efficiency. The here presented possibilities should be seen as a technological challenge, which the auditor recommends to seize. By following that, new working areas can be offered whereas the “old” material natural rubber has to always compete and assert itself.

 
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