Content tagged with Industrial Machinery
Robotics and Smart Automation Change the Packaging Game
Both traditional automation companies and startups are developing technologies to improve processes on the factory floor, while smart sensors and other IoT-related technologies are improving how products are handled during transport and across the supply chain.
How 3D Printing Can Be More Than Prototyping
Engineering Materials 9/29/2016
How 3D printing fits into the digital thread, and the relationship between its uses for prototyping and for manufacturing, was the subject of a talk by Proto Labs' Rich Baker at last week's Design & Manufacturing Minneapolis.
New Nanoscale Structures Give Metals a Boost
Engineering Materials 9/19/2016
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How can automakers, aerospace contractors, and other OEMs get new metal alloys that are stronger, harder, and can survive ever higher temperatures? One way is to redesign their crystalline structures at the nanoscale and microscale.
Metals AM Tech Joins CNC in Lower-Cost Hybrid Machines
Product News 9/16/2016
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Three new commercial systems unveiled at IMTS combine Optomec's LENS blown powder metal AM print engine technology with Fryer Machine Systems' conventional compact mill CNC vertical milling platforms. They're priced far below typical hybrid systems.
Tooling & Fixtures: The Unsung Application for 3D Printing
Engineering Materials 9/14/2016
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Although a lot of the excitement about 3D printing and additive manufacturing surrounds its ability to make end-products and functional prototypes, some often ignored applications are the big improvements that can come by using it for tooling, jigs, and fixtures.
The 20 Best Cities for Engineering Jobs
If you are an engineer looking for a new gig, it may be time to move. Forbes and SpareFoot.com both weighed in recently with their top cities in which to secure the best engineering jobs, and they clearly disagree.
Clearly, zombies are in this year -- taking over from a decade of vampire dominance in Halloween fashion.
Researchers in China have developed a battery with self-healing electrodes that makes it resistant to cracking, leaking, or just plain breaking.
The IoT will bring us the many positives of AI, evolving our technologies in ways that only a few years ago seemed like science fiction, according to ARM’s buyer.
Days after a massive, distributed denial-of-service attack took down dozens of major websites around the country, ARM Holdings plc is rolling out a pair of new processor architectures aimed at shoring up IoT security.
Dow Chemical and several other companies have launched a program in Omaha, Neb. to divert about 36 tons of plastics from landfills in its first phase, and convert it into energy used for cement production.
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