Tag: efficiency

Developing Cost-Effective Solar Manufacturing

Developing Cost-Effective Solar Manufacturing

son chad has helped a number of startups with great opportunities for solar cost reductions that have not been explored before those high-risk opportunities are a great match to Sun shots objectives and sunshine help support that early work we’re able to help innovations become commercial reality in the case of 1366 we’ve been able …

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Innovative Solar Manufacturing Technology

Innovative Solar Manufacturing Technology

Energy’s the lifeblood of our civilization. There are billions of people that we still need to lift out of poverty. And poverty, to a large extent, is lack of energy. And so, bringing down the costs so it’s affordable and clean; that is the big challenge. So we start with refined silicon. When this is …

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Electric Fan Design for Automotive Applications

Electric Fan Design for Automotive Applications

So we’re here with Thanos Alexekis today who’s the Lead Engineer in Avid’s thermofluids and eMachines engineering team and we’re going to talk about electric fans and that’s one of your particular areas of expertise you’ve started at Avid doing fan blade design Thanos so thanks for agreeing to do this today. When you’re doing …

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Additive Manufacturing is going to play a very significant role in the future of nuclear

Additive Manufacturing is going to play a very significant role in the future of nuclear

I’m a firm believer that additive manufacturing is going to play a very significant role in the future of nuclear. Being able to design, build and certify systems in a short timeline and reduce cost is absolutely necessary to the future and the health of this industry. It’s very obvious to me that these techniques …

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ThinkIN for Industry: the digital twin of your manufacturing plant

ThinkIN for Industry: the digital twin of your manufacturing plant

Think How could you control the entire workflow of your manufacturing company in order to increase efficiency and improve productivity? THINKIN creates a digital twin of your manufacturing plant by locating materials, assets and workers inside your factory in real-time. THINKIN collects a large number of data points through internet connected objects transforming the shop …

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FPT INDUSTRIAL FOR IDROFOGLIA | Innovation, Reliability, Efficiency

FPT INDUSTRIAL FOR IDROFOGLIA | Innovation, Reliability, Efficiency

I am Michele Pretelli and have worked for 25 years at Idrofoglia. Idrofoglia is a company that, for 40 years, has been leader in the production of self-propelled irrigation machines and motor pump units. We were looking for a partner that could provide engines with high performance, technologically advanced, specially in relation to emissions standards …

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3d-printed Halbach Motor – Update, Tuning, Testing (and sending it to FliteTest)

3d-printed Halbach Motor – Update, Tuning, Testing (and sending it to FliteTest)

Hi, how are you? I’ve done some extensions for the Halbach motor and I would like to demonstrate Methods for tuning and testing the performance. I will send the motor to FliteTest and hopefully they will make it fly. in my earlier video there were many comments about balancing the motor. In fact, I was …

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Nuclear Radioisotope Gauges : An idea that changed the automobile industry

Nuclear Radioisotope Gauges : An idea that changed the automobile industry

Paul Leonard Newman was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur,professional racing driver and team owner. Years after his introduction toracing, Paul would learn that the engines of his youth were highly inefficient, andas any race fan can verify, they surely didn’t last very long.The blow by around the pistons not only polluted the atmosphere; it …

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Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors (LFTR): Energy for the Future?

Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors (LFTR): Energy for the Future?

One thing’s for sure: we humans – we need electricity now. But, since fossil fuels are turning ourenvironment into a crap circus, some scientists are telling us not to discount nuclear energy.In fact, they say that maybe we should switch our uranium-based nuclear reactors to safer, cheaper,thorium-based ones. Thorium is an element; a metal that’s …

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