Reporting the results of number crunching, as post processors do, is tedious but critical in engineering. So, MSC.Software, developer of finite element analysis, PLM, and related products has teamed up with IMSpost, developer of NC postprocessing technology. MSC will distribute IMS software. It integrates seamlessly with the company's CATIA-based products. One of the key features of IMSpost for engineers is its graphical checklist that guides users through postprocessing configurations, machine setup, and simulation.
Imagine being able to illegally download a physical product the same way you can with music and videos. That’s basically what’s happening with 3D printing and digital manufacturing, with huge repercussions in the intellectual property domain.
Ford will be the first automaker to commercially use Alcoa's tough & fast Micromill aluminum alloy process and materials, debuting on several 2016 F-150 truck components. Alcoa will also license its Micromill process and materials technology to Danieli Group.
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