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Talking RAPID + TCT with Protolabs

We’ll be showcasing some of the most unique parts we’ve printed in a variety of 3D printing processes and materials over the years, including the latest addition to our 3D printing service offering, HP’s Multi Jet Fusion.

Machine Shops Must Prepare for Industry 4.0

It's time to upgrade your technology. Industry 4.0 will change the face of your CNC machine shop for the better. This is the future of machine shops. Are you ready?

Simplifying Moisture Measurement to Improve Quality of Powders and Bulk Solids

Instantaneous, “point-and-measure” handheld analyzers that can be operated by virtually any technician deliver lab-quality moisture readings in seconds,

Talking RAPID + TCT with Ultimaker

Ultimaker is committed to offering a complete 3D printing solution for our professional user base, from hardware to software and materials, and we’ll use this opportunity to demonstrate our latest technology.

Revolutionizing the IIoT Industry One Streetlight at a Time

IEEE Spectrum: When Zimmerman recognized that a light pole could potentially solve all three of those challenges, the idea for Kairo began to take form. Over several months, Ubicquia designed and built a wide range of microcontroller boards featuring a variety of sensors an

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The Rise and Fall of the Everyman Tycoon

Article about the rise and fall of MakerBot by Andrew Zaleski at Backchannel: Itwas October 2009 when Bre Pettis — his unmistakable sideburns and dark-rimmed rectangular glasses framing his face — took the stage at Ignite NYC,

China Adopts Cybersecurity Law Despite Foreign Opposition

Bloomberg News:  China has green-lit a sweeping and controversial law that may grant Beijing unprecedented access to foreign companies’ technology and hamstring their operations in the world’s second-largest economy. The Cyber Security Law was passed by t

Metamaterial Mechanisms

From the Hasso Plattner Institute: Recently, researchers started to engineer not only the outer shape of objects, but also their internal microstructure. Such objects, typically based on 3D cell grids, are also known as metamaterials. Metamaterials have been used

2100 Animated Mechanical Mechanisms

Mechanical engineer Nguyen Duc Thang used Autodesk Inventor to animate different types of gears, joints, clutches, linkage and other common mechanisms. 2100 total: (Nguyen Duc Thang's youtube channel) (download of all videos)

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Bally Ribbon Mills Announces Woven Webbing Materials for Aerospace Applications

Superior materials provide strength and lightness for structural components

Cementex to Showcase Battery Acid Resistant Clothing at Battcon 2018

Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces it will showcase the company's Battery Acid Resistant Task Wear at Battcon 2018, taking place April 22-25, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Insert molding for medical devices

Aberdeen Technologies, Inc. specializes in insert molding. With over years of experience in the industry, we have the necessary skills and knowledge to provide our customers the best solution, collaboration in the development and implementation of their projects.

- Featured Product

Russell Finex - Reclaiming And Recycling Additive Manufacturing Powders

Russell Finex - Reclaiming And Recycling Additive Manufacturing Powders

The Russell AMPro Sieve Station™ guarantees the quality of your additive manufacturing (AM) powder, and has been designed to provide optimum sieving efficiency, ensuring your powder is ready for use or reuse as and when you require it. With a simple one-button operation and mobile design, this automated check screener ensures your powder at every stage of the process is qualified for use quickly and safely. The flexibility of the Russell AMPro Sieve Station™ means you can use the system for numerous powder handling tasks - being a modular design ensures the machine can be configured to meet your exact requirements.

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Len Calderone - Contributing Author

Len Calderone - Contributing Author

Len contributes to this publication on a regular basis. Past articles can be found with an Article Search and are listed below. He also writes short stories that always have a surprise ending. He has also written a book on wedding photography on a budget. These can be found at http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/Megalen