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Different Ways Industrial AI is Revolutionizing Manufacturing

Most companies are already seeing and will see positive effects from AI, with a predicted revenue increase of 22.6%. In fact, many manufacturing companies are already implementing AI practices

Discussing ATX West with HEIDENHAIN

Motion control is at the core of automation technology. Whether it is 3D printing, robotics, semiconductor manufacturing or machine tools, HEIDENHAIN offers the precision feedback in both linear and angular, as well as positioning systems and controls. Booth #4466

The First Step to Automating Your Production Line

Other countries, as well as your competitors, are adopting new automation technologies that are allowing them to be more competitive. Look at automation concepts as an opportunity to keep yourself and company relevant.

Discussing ATX West with Balluff

We will highlight our newly expanded vision portfolio, which includes both smart and industrial cameras, including our latest high resolution, 31-megapixel camera. Booth #4219

The Largest in the World 3D-printed Building Was Made in Dubai

Before the final printing of the building walls, we conducted several tests on the printing of different constructions to be sure in the performance of all units and compliance with the requirements of maximum height and radius of printing.

Augmented Reality in Manufacturing

Some people confuse AR with virtual reality. Virtual reality (VR) is a complete immersive experience that shuts out the real world. Augmented reality superimposes a computer generated (CGI) video onto a camera captured video.

Hybrid Composites Help Manufacturers Get the Best of Both Materials

As hybrids boast both a conventional engine and electric battery power, drivers get the best of both worlds. However, many aren’t aware that the hybrid concept also extends to composite materials.

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Accurate long-term predictions - Freudenberg Sealing Technologies' new method shows how static seals actually age

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has now developed a method that takes material changes at the molecular level into account when predicting the long-term durability of seals.

15W Laser Engraver Review

There is a large number of different cheap laser engravers out there that are a great way to get into laser engraving on a budget.

Haier's Shenyang Interconnected Refrigerator Factory Joins the World Economic Forum's Global Lighthouse Network as Haier Second End-to-End Lighthouse Facility

Called "lighthouses" due to their innovative and world-leading position, these factories are selected by the WEF based on the successful deployment of 4IR technologies to realize intelligent manufacturing.

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Lorin Supplies Innovative Anodized Aluminum for Exterior of Restored Superdome

Durable panels replicate original gold exterior appearance in custom bronze, while meeting stringent building standards

Aerogel: remarkable insulating material of the future

We are in the midst of a new race to explore outer space, and new materials are at the forefront of technological advancement. Consider the needs of a spacesuit. It must protect the astronaut from the extreme temperatures of space, yet be as thin and light as possible to aid in manoeuvrability. In this article, independent materials expert Dr Wade Lanning, writing on behalf of online materials database Matmatch, explores the material properties and possibilities of these unique substances.

Papers Invited for ASTM International Workshop on Additive Construction

The objective of the symposia is to present potential test methods for additive construction which may be standardized through ASTM International's standards development process

AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE Announces CD-V Series Welding Power Supplies

Amada Miyachi Europe announces the CD-V Series of Capacitive Discharge Power Supplies and TL-V Series of weld heads. Featuring a fully controllable dual pulse output and a full-colour 3.5" user interface, the CD-V Series give consistent welding output for repeatable process results.

IoT Community and IEEE Announce Collaboration to Accelerate Global Adoption of Industrial Internet of Things

IEEE 6th World Forum on Internet of Things and the IoT Day Slam Conference to be held 5-9 April, 2020 Will Bring Together IoT Thought Leaders

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