Many investments made by manufacturers over the past two years delivered new capabilities and efficiencies that should be carried forward as manufacturers look to the future in search of new business growth.
Given the advanced state of anthropogenic climate change and widespread awareness of its human impact, it's time for manufacturing to adopt carbon offsetting practices.
In this article, we are giving you a complete guide through factory and manufacturing automation. Continue reading to find out more about the nature of both of these groundbreaking processes that have changed the industry approach toward production forever.
ExOne has been awarded a U.S. Department of Defense contract to develop a fully operational, self-contained 3D printing "factory" housed in a shipping container. Now under development.
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Manufacturing and Processing: Smart Moisture Measurement Technology Continually Optimizes Product and Process Quality
Instant measurement and production line correction is enabled since calculations are performed in real-time inside the sensor and data is analyzed multiple times per second with integrated software
Until now, manufacturers have been dipping their toes and getting familiar with the technology, using it to create prototypes rather than final products. But that is changing. It's only a matter of time before AM makes the leap from prototyping to manufacturing.
Additive Manufacturing is not intended to replace conventional or traditional manufacturing, but rather compliment it. When implemented correctly, AM offers manufacturers real flexibility and design freedom while enabling more resilient and robust value chains.
Facts and reality have often been a grey area in the world of 3D printing. Let's not forget that this technology in various guises has been around for well over 30 years. That long and it is still described as a disruptive technology?
In spite of advancing digitalization, the following still applies: Manual workstations are indispensable, because automation is not always profitable with small batch quantities or complex processes.
A look at manufacturing and the COVID-19 pandemic shows the comparison to WWII is an apt one. From victory gardens to discussions of shared sacrifice to ramping up production of critical supplies, the parallels between the health crisis and WWII are hard to ignore.
Using proven software and hardware, Siemens has developed a unique workplace distancing solution that helps manufacturers to simulate and manage employee exposure risks while enabling productivity throughout their facilities
From challenging times comes opportunity, and British manufacturers must embrace this in order to navigate through the 'old norms' into the 'new now'. Below I explore the key trends emerging in the sector.
According to a recent report from Boston Consulting Group (BCG), "Quality 4.0 Takes More Than Technology," nearly two-thirds of manufacturers believe that Quality 4.0 will significantly affect their operation within five years.
Design & Manufacturing, ATX West, MD&M, Plastic West and West Pack take place in Anaheim, CA February 11th - 13th. This ManufacturingTomorrow.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years events.
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Optimal application design or maximum torque? With FAULHABER's BXT series of flat motors, developers get both. The series is designed as an ultra-compact system solution. With coordinated stainless steel planetary gearheads and integrated encoder and speed controller, it offers exceptional torque and high positioning accuracy in the tightest spaces.