Pat Long, president of Formed Plastics, explains why rotational molding worked for a Kynar tank project while conventional wisdom may have titled toward blow or injection molding, or even fabricated metal or plastics approaches. Formed Plastics won best of show for the tank at the annual design competition of the Association of Rotational Molders. The interviewer is DN materials contributor Doug Smock (Time: 5:27).
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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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