Materials & Processes - Articles, Stories & Interviews

ANCA Will Soon Launch a New AR300 SCARA

Peek behind the scenes of how we develop new products at ANCA

Applications of Nanotechnology in Car Manufacturing

With an increasing demand for vehicle efficiency and efforts to minimize the environmental harm of the automotive industry, the introduction of nanotechnology into the car market is gaining more and more excitement and anticipation.

Philips’ Lightbulb Moment: 3D Printing Becomes Essential Production Thinking

The collaboration has already resulted in the ‘reinvention’ of a lamp holder previously prone to part failure, and the automation of a previously labor intensive line using lightweight design.

International Manufacturing Technology Show

Now, with connectivity, controls, process integration and automation, job shops and manufacturers can harness more uptime from their CNCs. Visit more than 350 companies in the Metal Cutting Pavilion.

Top 5 Reasons to Use Flat Cables Instead of Round

Flat Cables have many technical and performance enhancing advantages over round cables, so Cicoil has released a New Video to clearly illustrate “The Top 5 Reasons to Use Flat Cable in your Design”

Service Bureau Business Doubles with Large Format 3D Print Capability

A leading Bay area 3D print service bureau utilizes a 3DP WorkSeries printer for large scale output that educates customers and results in dramatic business growth.

Anticipation Builds for the Largest Packaging Event of 2018

Get a sneak peek at this year’s PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO show floor

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SFA Explores MFG Day - Three journeys to close the MFG skills gap explored

We wanted to take a moment to highlight three people we have worked with in 2018 and talk about special ways they are helping the MFG skills gap.

Victrex: New Advanced PAEK Product Designed for Additive Manufacturing

Major improvements demonstrated for filament fusion (FF) and laser sintering (LS), with VICTREX™ PAEK polymer solutions supplied as filaments and fine powder respectively

Sciaky, Inc. and Concurrent Technologies Corporation Enter Strategic Partnership to Expand the Reach of Metal Additive Manufacturing

Sciaky, Inc. and Concurrent Technologies Corporation Enter Strategic Partnership to Expand the Reach of Metal Additive Manufacturing

Materials & Processes - News Headlines

NanoSteel Launches 'Formetrix, Inc.,' to Commercialize Additive Manufacturing Metals

Formetrix selects AddUp's FormUp 3D printer to support customer requirements

Orion Revamps Sentry LP, Its Entry-Level Stretch Wrapper

The upgraded Sentry LP features IntelleVue, a new seven-inch color touch screen HMI and controls package for easier operation, improved diagnostics, and better overall load protection.

Phase 1 Technology Announces Complimentary Machine Vision Seminar September 25th In Boston Area

Registration is open now for this unique, no-cost opportunity to learn about advanced machine vision technologies and techniques from the leading global manufacturers of machine vision cameras and components.

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OMRON MICROSCAN: HAWK MV-4000

OMRON MICROSCAN: HAWK MV-4000

Awe-inspiring power and superior flexibility is sheathed within the contoured casing of the HAWK MV-4000. This smart camera builds upon the previous generation by quadrupling processing power and achieving real-time trigger response using an FPGA. Its state-of-the-art algorithms make it an excellent tool for any industry, whether the requirement be code reading, code verification, inspection, guidance, gauging or a combination of all four.

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ICOMold

ICOMold

We are a worldwide provider of plastic injection molding and CNC machining of plastic prototype parts. Our sales engineers and project managers speak your language, and are here to help you with your custom plastic injection molding or CNC machining project.