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1 October 2019

PowerCell to participate in EU project regarding fuel cell electrification of heavy-duty trucks

PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) will participate in the EU funded 5-year long project H2Haul. The project comprises different types of heavy-duty trucks that will be electrified using fuel cells and hydrogen and the trucks will be field-tested in daily operations by major logistics and retail companies in several European countries. The English version is an in house-translation. In case of any discrepancy, the Swedish text will prevail. “That PowerCell…

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11 September 2019

Bosch presented fuel cell system based on PowerCell’s fuel cell stack at the IAA fair in Frankfurt

At yesterday’s press day at the international automotive fair IAA in Frankfurt, Germany, Bosch presented a fuel cell system built around PowerCell’s fuel cell stack PowerCell S3. The English version is an in house-translation. In case of any discrepancy, the Swedish text will prevail. Bosch was represented by Dr. Volkmar Denner, chairman of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH and Dr. Stefan Hartung, member of the board of management…

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9 September 2019

DTU professor in materials research wins dual internation-al recognition

Professor Marcel A.J. Somers has been awarded the dual honour of both receiving a rarely bestowed medal and giving a commemorative lecture at the 26th Congress of Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering. Several years may pass between each awarding of the medal by the IFHTSE—The International Federation for Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering, a global association of heat and surface treatment organizations—to particularly prominent…

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18 July 2019

The consequences of stiff bicycle frames

Bicycle frames should be light and stiff. The past several years, technologies have developed further and further such that these frames become continuously lighter and stiffer. Some wonderful developments for (professional) cyclists, until they have an ugly fall. The limits of carbon The weight of bicycle frames has steadily gone downwards over the past years. The bicycle with which Eddy Merckx won the Tour fifty years ago is nothing in comparison…

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2 July 2019

Leuvens bedrijf komt met onbreekbare fiets op de markt

Bron: ROB TV Dit weekend gaat de Tour de France van start in ons land, er zullen in de eerste week ongetwijfeld heel wat renners tegen het asfalt gaan en daarbij hun fietskader breken. Als het van het Leuvense bedrijf REIN4CED afhangt is dat volgend jaar niet meer het geval, zij willen tegen dan maar liefst 20.000 onbreekbare carbonframes op de markt brengen.

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2 July 2019

We hebben de heilige graal van de fietsenindustrie gevonden

Bron: De Tijd, 1 juli 2019 'We hebben de heilige graal van de fietsenindustrie gevonden' De Belgische start-up REIN4CED bouwt nabij Leuven een gerobotiseerde fabriek die jaarlijks 20.000 fietskaders kan maken. ‘Het is de eerste in zijn soort, wereldwijd. We halen jobs terug uit Azië.’ REIN4CED ontwikkelde een composietmateriaal waarmee het de strijd aan gaat met carbon als grondstof voor fietskaders. Het combineert carbonvezels…

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