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The Industrial Internet Consortium Announces the Optimizing Manufacturing Processes by Artificial Intelligence Testbed

The IIC explores AI and IIoT technologies to optimize automotive manufacturing

Can You Complete Your Project Without A Conveyor? The Pros and Cons

Can you accomplish the same goals with alternatives to conveyor? Possibly – but consider the opportunity cost. Let’s explore some common misconceptions about conveyors, as well as some pros and cons of conveyor alternatives.

5 Tips for Improving and Maintaining Heat Exchanger Efficiency

Energy equals money and if it is not being used optimally, it is money that you are losing every minute. So, follow these tips for improving your heat exchanger efficiency and save fuel in almost any application.

Twin Totalizers Send Your Flow Meter Pulse or Analog Signals to the Network for Metering or IIoT Remote Monitoring

Increasingly in the age of energy management in process, manufacturing and BAS, the need for companies and organizations to not only record and manage the energy or water usage but also sub-meter, an Ethernet transmitter with totalizer function is essential.

The ADDere System by Midwest Engineered Systems

The ADDere system is a wire fed DED (direct energy deposition) additive manufacturing solution. The solution is designed to provide near net shape structures using hot wire and laser power.

Talking 3D Printing in Manufacturing with Materialise

Besides the freedom of design, 3D Printing has two crucial advantages for manufacturers: short lead times, and cost-effective mass customization. These advantages allow manufacturers to realize entirely new business models backed by digital supply chains

Spring Assemblies and Medical Devices: What to Think About Before You Design

When you are working on designs for new medical equipment, thinking about the components you will have to bring together and the systems they will create is essential.

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The industry that will surpass Cybersecurity and reach $214 billion by 2023

The global Industry 4.0 market is expected to reach $214 by 2023, surpassing the Cybersecurity market by 30%, according to leading research firm Industry 4.0 Market Research.

HP Showcases Growth in High-Volume 3D Printing Deployments and Breakthrough Applications for Manufacturing

Protolabs, IAM 3D Hub, Materialise, and ZiggZagg embrace HP’s Multi Jet Fusion for digital manufacturing; new applications for the Pontifical Swiss Guard, PepsiCo, auto racing, orthotics, industrial machinery, and more

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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Steel King Announces Durable, Engineered Drive-In Rack Systems

Steel King Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of material handling products and systems for improving operational efficiency, announces the availability of its Drive-In Rack Systems, which allows users to store up to 75% more pallets than with selective racking

NANOGRIPTECH SIGNS NEW LEASE TO SCALE UP MANUFACTURING CAPABILITIES

NanoGripTech, an RIDC tenant, signed a new five-year lease for expanded space at the Lawrenceville Technology Center in Pittsburgh.

New Innovations in Medical Plastics: Insert Molding/Over Molding

There are new innovations in the medical field every day. From new drugs to new surgical tools, the entire practice looks extremely different than it did even five years ago. One aspect of the healthcare field that has seen significant change over the years is the process by which molded medical devices are created. The techniques have been perfected over the years to be both more efficient and cost effective through innovative manufacturing approaches. There are two methods typically seen in this field: Over Molding and Insert Molding.

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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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Megan Ray Nichols - Contributing Author

Megan Ray Nichols - Contributing Author

Megan Ray Nichols is a blogger and freelance science writer. She posts weekly on her blog, Schooled By Science, about the latest news in science and technology. When she isn't writing, Megan enjoys reading and hiking.