Maplesoft™ announced new releases of its core products – MapleSim™, the high-performance, multi-domain modeling and simulation tool, and Maple™, the technical computing software for engineers, mathematicians, and scientists. These products are based on Maplesoft’s core technologies, which include the world’s most advanced symbolic computation engine and revolutionary physical modeling techniques. Together, they provide cutting-edge tools for design, modeling, and high-performance simulation that can lower costs and reduce product cycle time by weeks and months.
Due to its many advantages, the construction company DRACE MEDIOAMBIENTE S.A. chose to use GRP FLOWTITE piping instead of ductile iron and metal-coated reinforced concrete piping for the new drinking water treatment plant at Oviedo after having conducted many hydraulic studies with characteristics provided by AMITECH SPAIN.
The IQv cordless family from Ingersoll Rand is growing thanks to two new die grinders – GR25 and GS 25 and one grinder – GC25. With a weight of 1.25 kg and a maximum speed of 27 500 revolutions per minute, they offer the highest rotational speed to weight ratio on the market. They are intended for the automotive body work, metalwork, building and locksmith industries.
Ingersoll Rand extends its range of 3/8" and 1/2" Premium Composite Impactools™. Based on the QTiMAX Series platform, these new tools provide another level of choice for the more value-oriented customer. They still offer some of the best-in-class features as well as high performance levels for the professionals in the automotive and industrial maintenance applications.
With its 25 years of experience in thermal energy storage systems, the CIAT Group, is currently the world leader in the sector. The new Valenciennes hospital equipment is one more reference to be added to the 2,000 CRISTOPIA systems in operation worldwide, including Nuovo Palacongressi di Rimini (Italy), and the LARNACA airport (Cyprus). More than 5,000 MWh of electrical energy are saved every day thanks to CRISTOPIA equipment. Its range of use from -33°C to +27°C and its energy efficiency levels of 20% higher than those of the other solutions on the market are among the major factors contributing to its success.
ARC Informatique announces the release of PcVue v.8.2 SP1, the latest update of its management software package. PcVue stands out by federating all building management parameters in a single tool, including heating and air-conditioning, lighting, security, low-voltage electricity supply, fire alarms and other functions, for the service sector, industry, airports and hospitals. PcVue V8.2sp1 innovates with its building energy optimization modules and its capacity, unique on the market, to incorporate AutoCAD files directly. PcVue is installed in several thousand buildings around the world in more than 20 countries, including Airbus Industries, Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, Central China TV (Beijing), Milan hospital and many others.
Tata Steel Rail has just completed delivery, spread over five years, of 130 000 metal railway sleepers for the renovation of the Corsican railway. Made in Scunthorpe, England, the sleepers have the advantage of being fire resistant, are specially adapted for metric gauge tracks and most importantly, are easy to handle as they are two times lighter than wooden sleepers.
New brake technology developed by Faiveley and Railway Innovation is expected to change the way the rail industry operates. The OzECP brake system is superior to Electronically Controlled Pneumatic (ECP) brakes currently available on the international market. This innovative system can be retrofitted to existing trains while still allowing conventional brakes to be used as a back-up safety mode.