Targeting the stent-manufacturing industry, this fully integrated system uses an integral linear-rotary design, offering two to five times higher throughput than screw-based or more traditional manufacturing, but it can still keep submicron tolerances on tight parts geometries. The system can produce as many stents as ordinary systems, but with fewer parts and taking up less floor space.
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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