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Ann R. Thryft
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posted in December 2011

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Comment:Re: Scale? - Ann R. Thryft-12/29/2011
Comment:Re: Scale? - Ann R. Thryft-12/29/2011
Comment:re: Ethernet - Ann R. Thryft-12/29/2011
Ford Turns Recycled Bottles Into Car Seats
News 
12/21/2011  29 comments
Plastic bottles and post-industrial waste turn into seat fabric for Ford's Focus EV.
Thermoplastic Resin Has Glass-Like Qualities
News 
12/20/2011  20 comments
New thermoplastic has all the best characteristics of thermosetting resins, except it can be reshaped at high temperatures, like glass.
Machine Vision Searches for Interface Standard
News 
12/19/2011  16 comments
The USB3 Vision standard, based on the widely available USB 3.0 bus, will become available next year for building vision systems with lots of different hardware.
Comment:Re: Scale? - Ann R. Thryft-12/16/2011
Adhesives May Predict Structural Failures in Planes
News 
12/16/2011  15 comments
A new class of adhesives in R&D may help predict structural failure of aircraft composites.
Car Composites on Fast Track
Blog 
12/15/2011  13 comments
GM, Teijin agreement will move carbon-fiber composites into mainstream automotive manufacturing.
Comment:Re: Sputnik - Ann R. Thryft-12/14/2011
Comment:Re: Gored Ox - Ann R. Thryft-12/14/2011
Additive Techniques Come to Low-Volume Manufacturing
News 
12/14/2011  16 comments
New materials are speeding 3D prototyping and short production runs.
Comment:Re: Higher - Ann R. Thryft-12/13/2011
Comment:Re: Higher - Ann R. Thryft-12/13/2011
3D Printing Gets Low-Cost Lease Option
Product News 
12/13/2011  6 comments
Stratasys becomes first company to offer monthly leasing of professional 3D printer, software, and supplies bundle.
Comment:Re: Higher - Ann R. Thryft-12/12/2011
Comment:Re: Higher - Ann R. Thryft-12/12/2011
Does Machine Vision Need 10-Gigabit Ethernet?
Blog 
12/12/2011  12 comments
Some machine vision vendors have begun talking seriously about running GigE Vision-equipped cameras and other hardware over 10GigE backbone links in video networks.
3D Engineering Material Enables Thermal Functional Testing
Product News 
12/9/2011  7 comments
Objet has introduced a high-temperature engineering material for the thermal functional testing of 3D printed parts and prototypes.
Top 5 Robotics Trends of 2011
Blog 
12/7/2011  34 comments
The five most important robotics trends of the past year enable volume manufacturing and aim at further integration of robotics with machine vision and automated systems.
Comment:Re: Toys - Ann R. Thryft-12/6/2011
Composite Aircraft Repair Advances
Blog 
12/6/2011  14 comments
Ease of repair is reportedly one of the main reasons Bombardier Aerospace has chosen not to use carbon- or glass-fiber composites in the main fuselage of its composite-heavy CSeries aircraft.
Comment:Re: Toys - Ann R. Thryft-12/5/2011
Top 5 Materials Trends of 2011
News 
12/5/2011  11 comments
The five most important materials trends of this past year enable volume manufacturing.
Little Robots Forge Automated Welding Cells
Engineering Materials 
12/2/2011  17 comments
Industrial robots that do welding and metal fabrication are getting both a lot smaller and a lot larger, depending on the size of the company using them and the type of welding configurations they need.
Aerospace Companies Boost Reach With Composite Buys
News 
12/1/2011  5 comments
Is a wave of aerospace component manufacturers buying composite makers about to break? Two acquisitions in the last month and one earlier in the year may portend a trend.


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