Materials & Assembly
Rob Spiegel

15 Engineering Jobs That Top the Pay Scale
Rob Spiegel, Senior Editor, Automation & Motion Control
8/29/2016  0
An engineering major can lead you down a variety of career paths such as R&D Manager or Chemical Plant Manager. The 2015-2016 PayScale College Salary Report looks at some of the ...

Ann R. Thryft

Product News
Stratasys Will Show Breakthrough 3D Printing Tech at IMTS
Ann R. Thryft, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly
8/29/2016  0
Stratasys will be exhibiting two groundbreaking large-scale additive manufacturing technologies next month at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago, ...

Ann R. Thryft

Engineering Materials
Stratasys Unveils New Technologies for Large-Scale Additive Manufacturing
Ann R. Thryft, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly
8/26/2016  0
Two new groundbreaking technologies from Stratasys that integrate a lot more than additive manufacturing will bring accurate, repeatable manufacturing of very large thermoplastic ...

Ann R. Thryft

Engineering Materials
3D Printing at the Microscale Will Cut Cost and Size
Ann R. Thryft, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly
8/26/2016  0
There's been a lot of R&D activity recently in 3D printing at the nanoscale, as we've reported. But that's all R&D. Meanwhile, 3D printing at the microscale is becoming much closer ...

Amee Shah Meghani, GoEngineer

How to Successfully Design Plastic Parts
Amee Shah Meghani, GoEngineer
8/25/2016  1
Injection-molded plastic part design is a lot like parenting.

Rob Spiegel

What the Paycheck of a 2016 Engineering Grad Will Look Like
Rob Spiegel, Senior Editor, Automation & Motion Control
8/24/2016  2
The average salaries for engineering grads entering the job market range from $62,000 to $64,000 -- except for one notable standout. According to the 2016 Salary Survey from The ...

Ann R. Thryft

Engineering Materials
3D Printing Adds Value All Along the Value Chain
Ann R. Thryft, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly
8/24/2016  0
3D printing isn't just for product development anymore. And that's a good thing, since there are major shifts going on in customer dynamics that affect how and where they live, what ...

Ann R. Thryft

Engineering Materials
6 New 3D Printing Technologies for Cars, Planes & Implants
Ann R. Thryft, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly
8/23/2016  0
This crop of new 3D printing technologies and printers includes some that are truly boundary-breaking: a sophisticated new 10-plus materials bioprinter for under $10,000, the first ...

Ann R. Thryft

Engineering Materials
New Catalyst for Biodegradable Plastics Is Fast and Cheap
Ann R. Thryft, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly
8/22/2016  0
It's one thing to make bio-based plastics, that is, plastics made from biological materials. It's quite another to make new bioplastics that are also biodegradable -- especially ...


How Superbugs Could Change Medical Cable Assemblies
Proposed new designs for surgical tools, such as endoscopes, may enable manufacturers to opt for less costly cabling materials.

Aerospace Fastener Designs Get Smarter and Tougher
Mixing composites and metals in aerospace structures, as well as the general demand for lighter-weight commercial planes, pose challenges for all types of fasteners used in aircraft and spacecraft.

Everybody's Designing Their Own Aerospace & Military Materials
The need for higher-performing aerospace and defense materials is getting so critical to design success that OEMs, government agencies, and the armed forces are pursuing R&D programs.

Tougher, Lighter, Thinner: New Metal Alloys Prove Their Strength
High-performance metal alloys are lightening up vehicles to meet new standards and boosting the strength-to-weight ratios of mobile device.

3D Printing in End-Production: What's It Gonna Take?
What has to happen before 3D printing end-production parts become a widespread reality?

Injection Molding Evolves to Today's Global Product Needs
Rapid molding is changing the face of injection molding, as globalization, low-energy concerns, and the Internet of Things bump up the SKU count for many products.

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