Rockwell Automation Acquires MAVERICK Technologies

The acquisition significantly strengthens Rockwell Automation's expertise in key process and batch applications to help its customers realize greater productivity and improved global competitiveness through process control and information management solutions.

MIT's Foundry software is the 'Photoshop of 3D printing'

Andrew Dalton for enGadget:  Because the materials from a 3D printer aren't the most functional, their output has largely been limited to prototyping in the past. That should change in the near future with devices like MIT's own MultiFab, which can print up to 10 different materials at a time, but it still doesn't solve the problem of how to design such complex objects. That's where the new program called Foundry, created by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory comes in. According to MIT CSAIL, Foundry can import objects designed with traditional CAD programs like SolidWorks and then assign specific materials or properties to different parts of the object. While creating a multi-material object in the past might have required days of work and multiple 3D printers to create (assuming it was possible with existing technology at all), CSAIL says these sorts of designs can now be created in mere minutes. Rather than manufacturing a separate piece for each material in the finished product, the entire object can now be printed in one fell swoop.   Cont'd...

Special Tradeshow Coverage for FABTECH

FABTECH will be held from November 16th - 18th in Las Vegas, Nevada. This ManufacturingTomorrow.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

SHOP FLOOR AUTOMATIONS PREMIERES COMIC STRIP

SFA presents a new comic strip series & humor-related Twitter account.

PACK Expo - Marlen International to Launch Next Generation Vacuum Stuffer at PACK EXPO International

Marlen International, Inc., a recognized global manufacturer of highly engineered food processing equipment and systems, plans to launch its next generation vacuum stuffer - the OptiServ 400 - at this year's PACK EXPO International.

Cenit and ModuleWorks announce partnership

The integrated ModuleWorks components strengthen and advance the robotic and NC machining capabilities of FASTSUITE Edition 2 with industry-leading multi-axis toolpath calculation and simulation software as well as a specialized component for Laser Aided Manufacturing applications.

Blockchain plus 3D printing equals 'smart manufacturing' and Ethereum you can touch

Ian Allison for International Business Times:  Genesis of Things is a new "smart manufacturing" company which leverages intellectual horsepower from members of the Ethereum community. This young company, established and launched just a few weeks before DevCon2 in Shanghai, has produced a tangible proof of concept in the form of a set of 3D printed titanium cufflinks inscribed with a QR code and bearing the insignia of the Ethereum logo. Genesis of Things combines 3D printing, blockchain and IoT in a virtuous, futuristic flow that re-imagines manufacturing processes. The company is in stealth right now and more details about how it operates and possible use cases will be released going forward. It should be repeated that the cufflinks pictured are a proof of concept; this is not a commercial product but rather a limited edition to show the potential of the technology.   Cont'd...

PACK Expo - Interroll Debuts New MSC 50 Magnetic Speed Controller to Optimize Gravity Roller Conveyor Operation at PACK EXPO 2016

MSC 50 is the world's first speed controller with integrated eddy current brake that provides a cost-effective solution for handling lightweight and heavier goods

ENCODER PRODUCTS COMPANY INTRODUCES THE PROGRAMMABLE MODEL 25SP ENCODER

The Model 25SP Programmable Size 25 Accu-CoderPro™ shaft encoder is specifically designed for the challenges of an industrial environment.

PACK Expo - Septimatech Features Packaging Machine and Line Changeover Performance Solutions at PACK EXPO International

Solutions from packaging line changeover efficiency expert Septimatech reduce changeovers from hours to minutes and assure accurate, repeatable setup and improved container handling. See Septimatech at PACK EXPO International, November 6-9, Booth N-5936.

NEXCOM EtherCAT Master Controllers Accelerate Real-Time Control to Push Production to Full Throttle

Targeting high-speed real-time motion control systems, NEXCOM's latest line of NET series can accelerate the execution of complex automation schemes, intricate robot control, and sophisticated image processing, allowing deterministic control and machine vision integration of advanced motion control applications.

ABB Robotics inspires students to pursue careers in manufacturing with guided tour of its Auburn Hills facility

In celebration of Manufacturing Day 2016 students learned about the role of robotics in manufacturing, and how robots and robot systems are designed and built

Fire Up the Grill: FABTECH 2016 Hosts Student Welding and BBQ Competition

2016 Welding Without Borders: Welding Thunder Fabrication Team Invitational challenges student teams to fabricate grills, compete in cook-off

Balluff Hosts Manufacturing Day Event with Over 200 Students and Community Members

Over 200 students and local community members attended Balluff's second annual Manufacturing Day Event to learn more about modern manufacturing and automation.

3-D-printed robots with shock-absorbing skins

Adam Conner-Simons for MIT News:  Anyone who’s watched drone videos or an episode of “BattleBots” knows that robots can break — and often it’s because they don’t have the proper padding to protect themselves. But this week researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory(CSAIL) will present a new method for 3-D printing soft materials that make robots safer and more precise in their movements — and that could be used to improve the durability of drones, phones, shoes, helmets, and more. The team’s “programmable viscoelastic material” (PVM) technique allows users to program every single part of a 3D-printed object to the exact levels of stiffness and elasticity they want, depending on the task they need for it.   Cont'd...

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