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Powertrain technology

Innovative valve train saves 20% fuel

Aug 19, 2019 | Internal combustion engines require valves to aspirate and discharge gases. Engine designers require a high degree of flexibility to improve efficiency, reduce pollutants and optimize the use of renewable fuels. Up to now, the gas exchange valves of ...
Prevent excessive scarring

Scars: gone with the foam

Aug 15, 2019 | Poorly healing wounds and severe scarring are more than just a cosmetic problem; they can significantly impair a person's mobility and health. Empa researchers have now developed a foam that is supposed to prevent excessive scarring and help wounds t...
Old electric car batteries

Ready to recycle?

Aug 12, 2019 | The number of registrations of electric cars is rising sharply. But where to put old batteries? The association of Swiss car importers, "auto-schweiz", is striving for a recycling solution for the entire industry. Empa experts support it.

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