Manufacturing and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

The Triumphant Rise Of 3D Printing: Good News For Commercial Property?

James Dearsley for Seeking Alpha: 3D printing has the promise to provide all of the required solutions for our future cities, but what is the tech currently capable of?

Solving Engineering Challenges with Teflon

Teflon and other functional coatings from an experienced applicator can solve design problems including excessive wear, sticking, noise and corrosion.

Kiosk Manufacturers Should Partner for CAD Design Support and Not for Manufacturing

It is vital for manufacturers not to give away what they are best at, to some third-party contract manufacturing firm and compromise the quality and the experience promise that clients expect. The cost equation that’s bothering these manufacturers, however, can be solved b

Automated Engineering

Automation is worthwhile particularly when there are large amounts of data, the tasks are repetitive or certain data is already available electronically in databases or other systems.

Job Shop Manufacturing: Manual Material Transport Could Cost You $1m/year

So how can you improve the value stream while reducing wasted time and money to incorporate lean manufacturing principles? The answer lies in one word: Automation.

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CONSTRUCTION OF 3D-PRINTED BIKE BRIDGE BEGINS IN EINDHOVEN

Janene Pieters for NL Times: The bridge is the first of its kind in the world and is printed with pre-stressed and reinforced concrete, according to NOS.

How This $28 Million Startup Hopes to Save the World With 3D Printing

Stephen J Bronner for Entrepreneur: Divergent 3D, founded by a one-time investor and two-time entrepreneur, holds patents on technologies that allow carmakers to print vehicles.

PRODWAYS GROUP PRESENTS ITS NEW RAPID ADDITIVE FORGING TECHNOLOGY FOR THE 3D METAL PRINTING OF LARGE PARTS

On the eve of Le Bourget Paris Air Show, Prodways Group, a subsidiary of Groupe Gorgé, presents its new RAF Technology (Rapid Additive Forging) for the 3D metal printing of large titanium parts.

How Trump Can Make Apprenticeships a Hit

Bloomberg View: Advocates often point to Germany, home to the world’s most well-developed apprenticeship system, as a model.

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Instrumental Launches System That Improves Manufacturing Processes With Machine Learning

Instrumental Finds and Helps Fix Defects to Save Companies Time and Money

Inside 3D Printing Seoul opens up the New Era of Digital Manufacturing

Visitors can experience the various applications of 3D printing in real life such as having their feet scanned and order custom 3D printed shoes to their exact size that will arrive in 24 hours by All About Wear.

Optomec Showcases Aerosol Jet 3D Printing Systems for Flexible Circuits and Sensors at FlexTech Conference

The production solution utilizes Optomec's Aerosol Jet system to print passive strain sensors directly onto turbine blades used in an industrial gas turbine.

GE Additive creating world's largest laser-powder additive machine

"The machine will 3D print aviation parts that are one meter in diameter, suitable for making jet engine structural components and parts for single-aisle aircraft"

Wireless Advanced Roaming Software from Intelligraphics Helps Move Industry 4.0 Initiatives Forward

Intelligraphics Inc. (IGX Wireless), the industry leader in intelligent roaming solutions and development services, today announced IGX Wireless Advanced Roaming device drivers to allow Industrial Internet of Things (IIot) devices to stay connected in difficult industrial and manufacturing environments. IGX Drivers enable wireless devices to scan for and connect to an available AP in milliseconds helping enterprises deploy tightly integrated smart factory systems, improve equipment monitoring, expand productivity, and boost quality and service levels.

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