Manufacturing and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Tulip Launches the Industry's First Digital Manufacturing Quick-Start Kit

Factory Kit leverages Tulip's award-winning Manufacturing App Platform, which brings the power of Industrial IoT and advanced analytics to the front-line engineer and the associate on the shop floor.

Talking RAPID + TNT with Joe Wilkers of Mazak

We’ll be showcasing our new VC-500 AM, a full five-axis HYBRID Multi-Tasking machine that offers both additive and subtractive manufacturing and Mazak’s DONE IN ONE® part processing capability.”

Case Study: Ericsson and Freiburg U. Design High Q Power Harvesting Circuit Using ADS

The challenge was to satisfy the impedance matching requirement when the antenna, resonator, and matching components are loaded with the nonlinear diodes.

SME Publishes First of Three Smart Manufacturing Reports to Encourage Adoption of Emerging Technologies

The Smart Manufacturing Report series from SME addresses the necessity and advantages of moving to a smart facility to thrive in an ever-increasingly competitive environment.

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ManufacturingTomorrow - Special Tradeshow Coverage
RAPID + TCT 2018

RAPID + TCT 2018 will take place in Fort Wort, TX April 24th - 26th. This ManufacturingTomorrow.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

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Stratasys Rolls out Industry Certification Program in North America, Designed to Bridge the Additive Manufacturing Skills Gap

Built alongside respected educational institutions, initiative sets new standards for excellence and consistency across additive manufacturing training and education

VTT has 3D printed a smart metal part: a step towards artificial intelligence

VTT's proof of concept demo showed that a range of sensors or smart identifications can be added to 3D printed metal parts during manufacture, in order to track the performance and condition of machines or devices, or verify the authenticity of the parts.

Simio's 8 Reasons to Adopt Industry 4.0

As a provider of Production Scheduling software to many Smart Factories, Simio is often asked about the benefits of embracing Industry 4.0

CRIQ will showcase Canada's first cyber-physical factory at the Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show

Participants will learn how Industry 4.0 projects operate and will be able to prototype their own digital projects before scaling them up for actual production.

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Glowforge Launches the 3D Laser Printer that Made Crowdfunding History

Home Laser Creates Beautiful and Useful Products from Leather, Wood, Fabric, Paper, and more

Stratasys Advancing Additive Manufacturing Into Mainstream With New Solutions for Factory Floor

-Advances in manufacturing solutions include expansion of composite-compatible printers, Industry 4.0-ready systems with MTConnect, and production-level repeatability -Solutions include Carbon Fiber Filled Nylon 12 via Stratasys Direct Manufacturing and availability on two new production 3D printers. -Stratasys offers specialized high-repeatability solutions for aircraft interiors and other highly regulated production applications

Stratasys Sets New Standards for Realism, Color and Speed in Rapid Prototyping With Next-Generation Polyjet 3D Printers

Backed by GrabCAD Print, J750 and J735 3D Printers deliver realistic prototypes at speeds 5X - 10X faster and more cost effective than traditional methods - speeding time-to-revenue

Stratasys Adds Software for Streamlining Jig and Fixture Creation

Software to improve efficiency of rapid tooling applications by simplifying file preparation and automating previously complex tasks while maintaining design intent through direct import of the original CAD file

Ultimaker Raises Bar for Hassle-Free Professional 3D Printing With Ultimaker S5

Expands 3D Printer Lineup and Strengthens Integrated Solution with New Industrial-Grade Filament and Mobile App

Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Product

Zaber's X-LRQ-DE Series: High Precision Stages with Built-in Controllers and Linear Encoders

Zaber's X-LRQ-DE Series: High Precision Stages with Built-in Controllers and Linear Encoders

Zaber's X-LRQ-DE Series of linear stages have high stiffness, load, and lifetime capabilities in a compact size. The integrated linear encoder combined with stage calibration provides high accuracy positioning over the full travel of the device. At 36 mm high, these stages are excellent for applications where a low profile is required. The X-LRQ-DE's innovative design allows speeds up to 205 mm/s and loads up to 100 kg. Like all Zaber products, the X-LRQ-DE Series is designed for easy set-up and operation.

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Emulate3D Inc.

Emulate3D Inc.

Emulate3D develops virtual commissioning, throughput simulation, and industrial demonstration products