Using a temperature control to lower temperatures to 430-440º increased output of good parts by 10 to 15% and eliminated the labor involved in sorting out parts that were burned.
SIGGRAPH 2012 will be held August 5-9, 2012 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
The 3DEXPERIENCE platform will be implemented during the 2012-2013 academic year, with 34 of the state’s two-year colleges each having access to the software.
Each of the 51 grant recipients will receive approximately $150,000 per year for two years.
The USPTO also plans to discuss the proposed rules and guidance at a series of “roadshows” scheduled to occur this September.
One of HTI’s machines, the 150 ton model, was displayed in Krauss Maffei’s exhibit during the NPE 2012 this past April in Orlando Florida.
The technology was designed by CCAT under a U.S. Air Force research contract to produce 100% optical measurement of highly complex, light-weight, efficient structures.
The LMS Aerospace Conference will be held October 4-5, 2012 in Toulouse, France.
A total of 5,556 robots valued at $403.1 million were sold to North American companies, a jump of 14% in units and 28% in dollars over the same quarter in 2011.
AUVSI’S Unmanned Systems North America event will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 6-9, 2012.
Transcat PLM GmbH is an established specialist and supplier of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions based on the CATIA, ENOVIA, DELMIA, SIMULIA and 3DVIA products of Dassault Systèmes.
AutoCAD WS 1.5 allows users to view, edit and share AutoCAD drawings with almost anyone, anywhere using their iOS or Android mobile device or Web browser.
The geometric modelling library is a suite of C++ classes and functions designed to support and facilitate the development of any application requiring complex geometry manipulation.
Part of the award will be used to purchase a 3-D printer to demonstrate additive manufacturing technology. Hands-on opportunities will also be available for engineering students to become involved.
The Afinia H-Series 3D Printer comes fully assembled, with easy to install software for both the PC and Mac, at a low cost of $1499.
Autodesk Inventor Fusion for Mac is available as a free download, in English, in the Mac App Store.
Laser Reproductions is a rapid prototyping service bureau located in Columbus, Ohio; encompassing 18 SLA machines and a full in-house model shop.
The online service combines plastic materials data sheets and UL plastic identification reports within a single searchable interface.
The new facility is capable of supporting up to 18 new injection machines and features an ISO Class 8 cleanroom along with expanded office, engineering and conference space.
These new releases are the first instances of incorporating Geomagic technology into Sensable 3D modeling products.
The latest BobCAD-CAM software provides CAD design, CAM toolpath and G-Code programming for 2, 3 and 4th axis part types.
The ENGEL victory spex line features tie-bar-less technology and is available in clamping forces from 55 to 560.
Manufacturing Day has been designed to expand knowledge about and improve general public perception of manufacturing careers and manufacturing's value to the U.S. economy.
A grand opening of the 10,000-square foot facility in Seattle is slated for July 25 and 26 and will include cutting demonstrations on various Mazak products.
Updates include additions to extend the file format capabilities, application improvements related to dimension tools, improved PDF functionality & 3D Visualization enhancements.
Simufact Engineering now offers new versions of its simulation software Simufact.forming and Simufact.welding.
The new release includes a new entry-level 3D milling option, plus many of the enhancements made to the 2013 version of the FeatureCAM feature-based programming system on which it is based.
The smart suit would help improve physical endurance for soldiers in the field and delay the onset of fatigue, enabling soldiers to walk longer distances.
HyperWorks CAE was used by [AB]structures, an Italian structural design and engineering company, to structurally design and optimize the winning yacht in the Volvo Ocean Race.
Geomagic India will offer demonstrations of software and its other 3D imaging and metrology tools, as well as provide local support to partners, resellers and customers.
The DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library at the University of Nevada, Reno is the first academic library in the United States to offer 3D printing and scanning as a library service to all students.
Morris Technologies will utilize the DMU 50 machine from Mori Seiki to produce complex parts for the medical, aerospace, and other industries.
Engineers participating in the AppLab Day™ will learn first-hand how the laser additive process works and see how laser cladding of metal powder alloys can help enhance, repair, or freeform material.
SOLOSHOT is a two-piece cooperative object tracking system that combines with virtually any camera to track and film a moving subject from up to 2000 feet away.
ESPRIT 2013 includes new productivity-enhancing technology for all CNC programmers and for all machining disciplines.
As many as 30,000 automation users, suppliers and integrators are expected at Automate 2013, which is collocated with ProMat, North America’s premier material handling, supply chain and logistics event.
Synventive Molding Solutions is a leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered and customized hot runner systems, components, and services.
5 Spark competitions include Communication design, Spaces design, Product design, Concept design and Mobility design.
SpaceClaim Data Management for SharePoint is a free and easy way to deploy a workgroup data management tool to collaborate around engineering designs and data.
Student teams are invited to design a thermal connector with the chance to receive DARPA and ONR support for building their design and testing it at Johns Hopkins.
Socialcam is a popular mobile social video capture, editing and sharing app and service that was launched in 2011.
ESI Global Forum 2012 is an event dedicated to Virtual Product Engineering and will be held at the Sheraton Hotel & Marina in San Diego, California, on October 18 & 19, 2012.
The new simulation software is based on 1D Flowmaster®, recently acquired by Mentor Graphics, and 3D FloEFD™ Concurrent CFD.
ZWCAD+ has a fresh UI and superior engine that ensures even greater.dwg support, better memory control, and code-level API compatibility.
FARO has included new in-line optic systems that actually improve long-range measurement by 45 percent to up to 80 meters (160m diameter).
Morris Great Lakes is the exclusive regional distributor of Okuma, Tsugami, Hardinge, and Bridgeport CNC machine tools.
The resultant life-and-a-half-scale, 13-foot-tall foam model of the sculpture was used to produce the mold for the final 5000-pound bronze sculpture.
Louisiana Robotic Machines has developed an innovative, all-pneumatic robot hand that uses Zipper-style cable carriers in its finger joints.
The new website features client inventor stories and testimonial videos, access to blogs and details about InventHelp’s partnerships with organizations.
The mixed-use private development, known as the Delta*, was built in conjunction with IKEA, Samsung, Sharp, and other partners. It combines solar and wind energy to meet 100% of its energy needs.
The webinar will be held on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 11:30 AM EDT.
DFMPro automates manufacturability checks which help design and manufacturing engineers validate the design quickly.
The webinar will be held on Thursday, August 9, 2012 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT.
Headquartered in Boston, Invention Machine employs approximately 100 people and also has offices in: Minsk, Belarus; London; Frankfurt; Paris, and Tokyo.
The Automate 2013 Show and Conference will be held on January 21-24, 2013 at the McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.
Interested team leaders are encouraged to submit proposals by July 31, 2012, detailing their plan. Selected teams will receive up to $50,000 in funding.
Engineers will transport equipment overland for three days to the sub-glacial lake, where they will use a hot water drill to melt a 2.2-mile hole in the ice covering the submerged lake to extract water samples.
The 3Z® PRO offers resolution of 5000 X 5000 dpi in X, Y and accuracy of ± 0.0010 inch/inch (±.0254mm) along each axis X, Y and Z.
As of July 6th Laser Reproductions has added another 24” x 48” tank along with an oversized 36” x 60” tank for larger molds.
See what EADS is up to with Additive Layer Manufacturing in the United Kingdom and watch a brief explanation of how it works.
A1 Technologies is launching a brand new, proprietary 3D printer, the Maxit, with some key design and operational improvements, priced at £995.
Starting this month, the U.S. Army will begin a pilot project to provide SME industry certifications to validate existing military personnel skills for civilian manufacturing jobs.
Gary Fudge of 3D Systems has joined Mcor as Sales Director of Americas and Bryan Ferrand of 3D Systems has joined as Sales Director EMEA & APAC.
PC-DMIS focuses on the collection, evaluation, management and presentation of manufacturing data to reduce scrap, improve throughput, reduce costs, and build lean manufacturing operations.
GstarCAD MC 1.3 includes functions for viewing, opening, creating, editing, accessing attachments in email and cloud storages and a a new high resolution of up to 2048×1536 for Apple’s iPad3.
solidThinking Evolve 9.0 features a simplified user interface and workflow, improved comprehensive modeling interaction, interactive photorealistic rendering and additional format and language support.
This merger forms the MCAD Northwest division which will occupy the existing Shounco Design Studios’ office in Beaverton, Oregon.
STAR-CCM+ is used for solving problems involving flow (of fluids or solids), heat transfer and stress.
The gigapixel cameras combine 100-150 small cameras with a spherical objective lens.
The 48th Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit and the 10th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference will be held in Atlanta from July 29 - August 1, 2012.
Bayer MaterialScience and Solid Composites GmbH are partnering to develop thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) powders for selective laser sintering.
The webinar will explore contact and non-contact measurement technologies, and explain the advantages of each to the design engineer, OEM manufacturer and others.
The ATOS ScanBox is a plug-and-play measuring cell for fully automated 3D digitizing and inspection.
IPC Midwest Conference & Exhibition will be held August 22–23, 2012, at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center, Schaumburg, Illinois.
The main test for the Lunabots was to mine and drop in a bin 10 kilograms (about 22 pounds) of simulated lunar dirt within 10 minutes.
Husky recently signed an investment agreement with the local government in Suzhou to purchase 53,000 square meters of land with plans to establish a new manufacturing facility.
WfW provides training in welding, milling and machining for wounded, homeless veterans and service men and women about to transition out of active duty into civilian life.
The 2013 release of Delcam’s PowerSHAPE CAD system includes enhancements to its direct modelling and reverse engineering capabilities.
The webinar will be held on July 10, 2012 from 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM EDT.
Survey results, analysis and recommendations will be presented at the Industrial Marketing Digital Summit, a free online event hosted by GlobalSpec on Wednesday, July 11, 2012.
DARPA has created the M3 Actuation program, with the goal of achieving a 2,000 percent increase in the efficiency of power transmission and application in robots.
This newest Bluetooth® equipped FaroArm Prime is available in four lengths from six to twelve feet (1.8m to 3.7m) and promises accuracies as tight as .019 mm (.0007 in).
The 2012 International Design Excellence Awards is a celebration of design excellence in products, sustainability, interaction design, packaging, strategy, research and concepts.
Renishaw will hold a Grand Opening of its newly acquired and fully renovated Mississauga, Ontario, facility on Thursday July 12, 2012.
The rechargeable battery created in the lab of Rice materials scientist Pulickel Ajayan consists of spray-painted layers, each representing the components in a traditional battery.
More than 1,100 exhibitors and 25,000 attendees will converge at the Las Vegas Convention Center for FABTECH 2012 on November 12-14, 2012.
Researchers are hopeful to one day make a replacement liver from a patient’s own cells, or animal muscle tissue that could be cut into steaks without ever being inside a cow.
The webinar will be held on Thursday, July 19, 2012 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT.