Aerospace Manufacturing: A Need to Innovate, But No One to Do the Work

In the face of increased global competitiveness, the pressure to innovate is on. Given this pressure and the industry's disappearing labor force, A&D executives are turning to automation to ensure the consistent productivity of their facilities.

Design Automation Reduces Manufacturing Lead Time for Fenestration Products Manufacturers

Design automation is highly beneficial to such industries that develop products which although look the same, have the provision of customization for specific customer requirements.

Upcoming Tradeshow, Conference & Exhibition Summary - September - December 2016

Here is a summary of what Tradeshows, Conferences & Exhibitions to look forward to in the coming months.

Robots in Manufacturing Applications

Standard robot models are now mass-produced, making them more available to meet the ever-increasing demand. These robots are more straightforward, and more conducive to plug and play installation.

Industry 4.0 Needs a New Generation of 3D Tools

"Digital Factory" solutions - blazing the trail for new manufacturing technologies and production concepts.

Raspberry Pi And MATLAB based 3D Scanner

Raspberry Pi serves as the main controller board for the setup, capturing the images using the Pi Camera, controlling the Line LASER diode and providing control signals to the EasyDriver (Stepper Motor Driver).

Heero: the Perfect 3D Printing Partner Monitors & Controls Progress

By monitoring your printers to ensure they are working correctly you can reduce costs but having the ability to isolate your 3D printer or extra machinery after it has completed the task adds extra cost savings.

Method for Calculating Moment Loads on Linear Actuators

With the actual equipment, there are various kinds of equipment conditions and driving conditions for electric actuators and cylinders and thus, it is very difficult to explain all the operating conditions.

Is There a Tomorrow for Manufacturing in the United States?

Operators will soon be able to test and optimize the machine settings for the next product in line in the virtual world before they make the physical change-over.

Using Silicon in Lithium Ion Batteries to Increase Capacity

We have demonstrated the ability to electrospin liquid CHS into silicon nanowires that when blended with carbon lead to performance comparable to that achieved by CVD grown silicon nanowires but at reduced cost and simplified scaling.

How Embedded Devices and the Cloud Are Leading a Paradigm Shift in Manufacturing and Production

This cannot be a simple extension of today's processes, but needs to be a complete rethink of how manufacturing and production systems are designed to take full advantage of the cloud and the analytics that it brings to bear.

Logistic companies Swisslog, Dematic, Egemin and Intelligrated have all been Acquired

All these companies are logistics and material handling vendors and times are changing in logistics and fulfillment

What Super-Efficient Manufacturing Looks Like

The Tesla factory in Fremont, California, and the Gigafactory in Nevada are monuments to science and progress.

Understanding Industry 4.0

Process and device will become inseparable. This is the direction we're heading in and it is all powered by the capabilities of Industry 4.0.

The Next Industrial Revolution - 3D Printing

The 3D printing field is expected to grow more than 14% annually to become an $8.4 billion industry by 2020

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