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The Airbnb of Auto Manufacturing

Techniplas Prime is the only one-stop shop automotive design-to-manufacturing service that instantly connects engineers and designers to the optimal manufacturing solution at the best price across a wide range of capabilities worldwide.

Factory Automation Streamlines Production and Improves Profit Margin

Once the initial cost is managed, the only costs in factory automation are about repairs and maintenance. So, appointing robots is always cheaper than employing human resources.

5 Ways Carbide Metal Compound is Used in the Manufacturing Industry

Carbide is composed of a combination of the elements of carbon and tungsten. When these two elements are mended together they create an alloy that is resistant to heat, scratches, pitting, and rust.

The Anatomy of a Great Association

In 2019, the Control System Integrators Association celebrates a quarter of a decade – and came full circle – when it returned to North Carolina 25 years later, April 29 – May 3, for its Executive Conference.

Diode Lasers in CNC and 3D Printing

Our lasers are mainly plug and play for any 3D printer or CNC machine. They work out of 12-24V and have a TTL wire that has to be connected with PWM and then you are pretty much set.

Streamlining and Integrating Manufacturing Execution Systems and Operations Management (MES/MOM)

The aerospace industry is undergoing a renaissance of innovation with manufacturers pushing for sleeker, more efficient, greener designs across the board.

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Rittal Automation Handbook Identifies Areas of Improvement and Efficiency

You can lower labor costs, increase accuracy and reduce processing time by automating the control panel modification process. The Rittal Automation Systems Handbook identifies products that provide solutions to all of these plus more.

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HP 3D Print Design Competition

Color is opening up a world of new possibilities for 3D printing. It’s helping surgeons create models to prepare for surgery, allowing manufacturers to develop better parts, and enabling customization not previously possible.

Diode Laser on your 3D Printer, Perfect Tool for Makers?

3D printers are amazing for makers everywhere, as they enable easy, cheap, and fast progress on projects. They can’t do everything though, especially if you want a different material from plastic, you’re for the most part out of luck.

DSM launches I AM Tomorrow Challenge to drive innovation in 3D printing

Launched in collaboration with HighTechXL, Hexagon, and Ultimaker, the challenge offers select companies a spot in a ten-week acceleration program designed to launch or mature their businesses.

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Stäubli Robotics to Exhibit Stringent Solutions for Packaging at PACK EXPO

Completely redesigned four-axis machines present new capabilities for sensitive environments

MasterGraphics Installs One of the First HP Multi Jet Fusion 5210 3D Printing Production Solutions at Illinois-Based Service Provider RE3DTech

Last week, Re3DTech solidified its commitment to HP's 3D print technology by adding the new HP Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) 5210 to its growing portfolio of HP 3D Printers. The Illinois based service provider has been a proponent of HP's 3D print technology since its introduction three years ago.

Advanced Technology in a Small Package, Airwolf 3D Announces It's Newest 3D Printer

The EVOlution of desktop 3D printing continues with the EVO R, the latest edition to Airwolf's EVO series of additive manufacturing machines. The EVO R embodies the ideal formula for engineers, educators, and designers: dependability, safety, efficiency, and affordability in a space-efficient package with an approximate 12" x 8.75" x 9" build envelope.

New Balluff Configurator Tool Simplifies Building a Machine Vision System

With Balluff's new online Machine Vision configurator tool, users can confidently and efficiently select the product combinations required for configuring a complete vision system to meet their application needs.

Processing ash with circular vibratory screeners

Installation of screening machinery maximizes efficiency for removing rice by-product in US rice hull combustion power plant

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Download Flow Energy Guide - Written by Engineers For Engineers. Learn how to save on energy costs by optimizing your facility flows that impact costs like compressed air, natural gas, steam, and hot or chilled water.

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Improve your 3D printer or CNC machine with a powerful diode laser attachment