Design & Development - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Materials Handling Equipment

The smooth running of any warehouse or factory operation depends on raw, component and finished materials being processed efficiently and safely and getting this right can help a business gain a real competitive advantage.

New Tools for Tooling Help Boost Manufacturers Bottom Line

There has always been a great deal of confusion over the potential investment required to develop high-quality tooling for manufacturers and any associated benefits. Now, new digital developments mean that is no longer the case.

Adjust with Light - A Case Study from IDS Imaging

A camera-supported alignment and measuring system ensures precise, fast measurement of straightness and flatness in mechanical engineering.

PRECISION MOLDING & THE INTERNET OF THINGS

While most analysis of the IoT is in respect of its positive influence on manufacturing processes, the growth in the IoT also opens up huge possibilities for micro molding as there is burgeoning demand for a variety of new and innovative micro devices.

How To Improve Production With Autonomous Maintenance

Autonomous Maintenance is one of eight pillars that make up Total Productive Maintenance (TPM). It’s also one of the most important activities that eventually determine the success of any TPM implementation project.

MAKING FASTER FLIGHT MAINTENANCE POSSIBLE

Satair, an Airbus services company, wanted to expedite aircraft maintenance through on-demand tools manufacturing. Fast Radius worked with Satair to deliver an innovative multi-process manufacturing solution that has the potential to transform the aerospace market.

AR & VR in Manufacturing - Q&A with Will Gee, CEO of Balti Virtual

Balti Virtual recently piloted an immersive training experience for The Army, which replaced a slide deck and video. The result was a gamified training experience that created more engagement and better retention than traditional methods.

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3D Systems Announces First-to-Market Enhancements to Reverse Engineering Software - Enabling Increased Efficiency & Accuracy across Broad Application Portfolio

-Unique unroll/reroll function in Geomagic® Design X enables a new modeling workflow for complex revolved parts resulting in a 94% efficiency improvement. -Geomagic Design X's new features for hybrid surfacing workflows accelerate productivity, improve downstream CAD re-us

Five Strategies for Finding New Suppliers Outside of Your Regular Network

Whether it is because they are switching production from clothing to personal protective equipment (PPE) or because their regular suppliers are suddenly unavailable, many procurement teams are now searching for new suppliers under significant time pressure.

LASER INTERFEROMETERY - AN ENABLING TECHNOLOGY FOR OPTIMIZED AUTOMATED MANUFACTURING

Precision Beryllium mirror manufacturer, Cambridge Technology, explains how the use of best-in-class interferometry hardware and software solutions has streamlined its manufacturing processes and added efficiencies as well as time and cost-savings across the company.

Design & Development - News Headlines

ONE Tech Launches Edge AI Strategy with Enhancements to Core Solutions

MicroAI™ and MicroAI™ Helio help organizations achieve deeper insights into device and equipment behavior

Artec 3D Unveils Artec Studio 15 with New Scan-to-CAD Features for Inspection and Reverse Engineering

Scan, create a 3D model and perform essential scan-to-CAD operations all in one software

Allied Electronics & Automation Builds and Donates Protective Equipment for First Responders

Design & Development - Featured Product

ICOMold - Instant Online Quotes for Plastic Injection Molding
ICOMold - Instant Online Quotes for Plastic Injection Molding

ICOMold - Instant Online Quotes for Plastic Injection Molding

ICOMold provides plastic injection molding, CNC machining of plastic and metal, and urethane casting to customers worldwide in a variety of industries. We offer low-cost, high-quality custom plastic parts manufactured to your design, with a very fast turnaround. Any quantities from single prototypes to large, on-demand production runs. We are ISO 9001:2015 certified, and our production molds carry a lifetime warranty. Get an online quote in less than 30 seconds with our interactive quotation system.

Design & Development - Featured Company

SAE International

SAE International is a global association committed to advancing mobility knowledge and solutions for the benefit of humanity. By engaging nearly 200,000 engineers, technical experts and volunteers, we connect and educate mobility professionals to enable safe, clean, and accessible mobility solutions. We act on two priorities: encouraging a lifetime of learning for mobility engineering professionals and setting the standards for industry engineering. We strive for a better world through the work of our philanthropic SAE Foundation, including award-winning programs like A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.