Moldflow Corporation (www.moldflow.com) and Granta Design Limited (www.grantadesign.com) have agreed to join portions of Moldflow's proprietary plastics material database with Granta's materials selection tool, the CES4 Optimal Polymer Selector (OPS). The agreement allows Granta users to filter material choices based on the availability of Moldflow material data—important for those users who include mold-filling analysis in their product development process.
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.
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