5.81M Clemson-led project may lead to fuel-saving, ultra-light auto doors

Ultra-lightweight 100% recyclable scalable production door A TEAM LED BY CLEMSON UNIVERSITY will soon begin a $5.81 million research project aimed at developing an ultra-lightweight door expected to help automakers in their race to meet federal fuel economy standards. SCALABLE Researchers will use carbon-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites [...]

Enabling Industry 4.0 for Multi-tiered Quality and Process Control in Precision Manufacturing of Composites

Ultra-lightweight 100% recyclable scalable production door AS PART OF A SCRA GRANT for the unification of various connected systems, Clemson researchers deployed a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system program called Ignition on a Windows server hosted at a Clemson University data center. The system was [...]

Design and analysis of roller bearing cages

Ultra-lightweight 100% recyclable scalable production door IN COLLABORATION WITH JTEKT KOYO, Clemson researchers advanced the fundamental understanding of material and process dynamics for optimal design of a bearing’s polymeric cage. PROCESS DYNAMICS JTEKT North America is a leader in automotive bearings. It has been a part [...]

Ultra-lightweight 100% recyclable scalable production door

Ultra-lightweight 100% recyclable scalable production door IN 2016, CLEMSON UNIVERSITY RESEARCHERS began work for a $5.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to pioneer technology for fuel-savings, energy efficiency, and to meet the U.S. corporate average fuel economy standards. RECYCLABILITY Working with industry partners, the [...]