The seven-axis Viper 1200 CNC fiber-placement system is a compact version of the larger Viper 3000 and extends the benefits of computer-controlled fiber placement to makers of smaller, highly contoured structural aircraft composite parts such as tail and wing spars. The system provides a one-step fabrication process for the manufacture of simple or complex, symmetrical or asymmetrical, solid or core-sandwich advanced composite parts.
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.