06 May Spring Quarter Sponsors
Friends Level Sponsors
Henry and Margy Dudley have generously contributed to help us build both Xenith and Luminos.
The Young Engineers extensive product line consists of various industry-standard and proprietary molded-in, mechanically attached, floating-nut and floor panel fastener types, along with rivet inserts, tensile fasteners and installation tooling. The Young Engineers helped our team build Xenith. Now they are providing our team with composite inserts for Luminos’s battery pack.
President Titanium is a small, veteran and family-owned business with the largest inventory of domestic 6Al/4V Grade 5, 6Al/4V ELI (Grade 23), and CP-Grade 4 titanium bar, billet, sheet, and plate in the United States. President Titanium has generously sponsored our team’s titanium for Luminos. We will be using titanium to build strong yet lightweight spindles to mount our hubs and wheels.
SKF manufactures virtually every type of ball and roller bearing. SKF also sells a wide assortment of plain bearings, rod ends, bushings, bearing units, and housings. Our team is using SKF bearings throughout our car’s moving parts. SKF bearings play a critical role in the reliability and efficiency of our motor and suspension.
Vicor designs, manufactures and markets modular power components and complete power systems used in the communications, data processing, industrial controls, test equipment, medical and defense electronic markets. Our team is using Vicor DC-DC converters in our new battery management system.
SolEpoxy is a global manufacturer, high-tech specialist innovator of epoxy dielectric coating powders and molding compounds, plus a unique, optically clear epoxy molding compound. Our team is using SolEpoxy powder epoxy coatings to insulate our motor windings from our stator laminations. The product is applied using a fluidizing bed to coat our laminations before winding.
Cutting Edge Machining, Advanced Components Manufacturing, and Rollin J Lobaugh Inc have collaborated this cycle to help our team manufacture the linkages for our suspension A-arms. Cutting Edge Machining, Inc provides contract manufacturing solutions for Medical, Aerospace, Scientific, and Electronics OEMS. Advanced Components Manufacturing Inc is a machine shop in Burlingame that serves the entire Silicon Valley. Rollin J Lobaugh is a longtime sponsor of our team with swiss screw machines and an array of CNC machining centers.
Cree is leading the LED lighting revolution and making energy-wasting traditional lighting technologies obsolete through the use of energy-efficient, environmentally friendly LED lighting. Cree is a market-leading innovator of lighting-class LEDs, LED lighting, and semiconductor solutions for wireless and power applications. Cree provides all of the LED’s that serve as the headlights, taillights, and turn signals for Luminos.
Big Blue Saw
Palo Alt0 Hardware
Advanced Laserjet and Waterjet Cutting
Just Endmills and Supply Co.