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David Prawel
Member Since: June 22, 2011
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June 30 - Day 3: The Impact of Material Choices on the Core Business of Manufacturing
Focus on Fundamentals 
6/30/2016  44 comments
Material choices also help determine ideal manufacturing processes and sequences. In a bigger picture, they can also spell success or failure of mission-critical processes like lean, quality validation and certification. We will take a detailed look at how material choices can affect your development and manufacturing processes overall, with special attention paid to various aspects of typical development and manufacturing processes in automotive, medical, aerospace, and electronics industries.
June 29 - Day 2: How Materials’ Characteristics Drive the Best Material Choices
Focus on Fundamentals 
6/29/2016  58 comments
Material selection decisions can be made much more effectively with some knowledge of the materials, behavior and properties. We will present key decision factors that should guide your material selection proces and discuss the various relevant properties of the materials, while comparing and contrasting types of materials for particular manufacturing processes, applications and industries. We’ll look at critical attributes such as biocompatibility, temperature durability, and water resistance.
June 28 - Day 1: Which materials? Which processes? Sorting Through the Choices
Focus on Fundamentals 
6/28/2016  53 comments
We will take a comprehensive look at the wide range of popular metals, plastics and polymeric materials that are used in additive manufacturing (aka 3D printing), CNC machining and injection molding. Your choice of the best material for a particular project is often a very complex decision, and depends on many important considerations which differ by manufacturing process, application and industry. We will give you clear, concise guidelines to help guide you in your material selection process.
Materials Matter More than Anything in Product Development
6/22/2016  Post a comment
Join a free online course, June 28-30, about one of the most important topics to understand when you’re making something -- which materials make sense, why, and in which situations.
Reducing Risk Through On-Demand Manufacturing
Educational Resources 
Materials Matter: The Material Selection Process
Educational Resources 
The Slow Ramp to PLM's Value
Guest Blogs 
10/7/2011  7 comments
While PLM has major potential to improve product development processes, the process improvement and people issues associated with the technology tend to turn deployments into multi-year engagements.
A New Modeler From Spatial?
7/19/2011  6 comments
Spatial's recent announcement of its Convergence Geometric Modeler may not be a major product release, but it's still big news.

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