Articles tagged with ‘manufacturing’

Silicon wafer during production. Copyright :
19 May 2015
A new process for cutting silicon wafers could streamline the production of smaller and more powerful microchips for electronic devices.   Electronic chips are built on small pieces of silicon that are cut from silicon sheets, called wafers, in a process known...
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Wear and tear in industrial machinery can be monitored using acoustic sensors. © Sinead Fenton
12 October 2012
Researchers at A*STAR’s Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) have developed acoustic sensors that can identify wear and tear in industrial machinery.
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The furniture manufacturing industry employs nearly 700 000 workers in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam.
8 August 2012
Contrary to popular belief, migrant workers in the Southeast Asian furniture manufacturing industry are more productive and less accident prone than the local permanent workforce, according to new research.
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11 June 2012
Metallic alloys containing thin, interconnected ‘snowflakes’ enhance the efficiency and safety of rechargeable batteries.
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