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Erstes «Alloys for Additive Manufacturing» Symposium an der Empa

Neue Metalle für den 3D-Druck

Sep 18, 2017 | Weltpremiere an der Empa: Am 11. und 12. September versammelten sich Forschende aus Europa, Asien und den USA zur ersten Konferenz zur Werkstoffforschung für den industriellen 3D-Druck mit Metallen.
From E-Scooters to Solar Power Storage

Second lease of life for used batteries

Sep 15, 2017 | What can we do with aging scooter batteries? Instead of scrapping them and recycling their components, the batteries could be left intact and re-used in a solar power storage cabinet. This is precisely what a pilot project by the Swiss Post and with ...
E-Dumper

World’s largest electric vehicle

Sep 13, 2017 | A Swiss consortium of companies is constructing the largest electric vehicle in the world – in record time. The prototype is not intended as a dainty little exhibition piece for trade fairs, but rather for hard labor in the quarry. Experts from Empa ...

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