The wheel rims will also be on display at the BASF stand during the Fakuma plastics trade fair that takes place from October 18 to 22 in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
At MD&M Minneoplis 2011, an ENGEL e-victory press will be running a 2 cavity, cold-runner duck bill mold with a cycle time of 15 seconds, and a shot size of only 0.062 grams.
The Focus3D is a high-speed 3D laser scanner which produces incredibly detailed three-dimensional images of complex environments and geometries in only a few minutes.
Eco Materials Adviser enables designers to quickly generate eco impact analyses of their product parts or assemblies as they evolve their designs in Autodesk Inventor.
“The Complete Guide to Inexpensive Ideaing” offers a complete inventor’s guide from the “aha” moment of product conception through the entire process of development of the new idea.
A Grand Opening event is planned for October 26th, 2011 and will run from 10:00am – 2:00pm at the Lake Forest, California facility.
AAAM offers a 3 step certification process consisting of an on-site audit, an application packet, and a gauge repeatability and reproducibility study based on inspection of a feature-rich artifact.
The 18th EuroMold World Fair for Moldmaking, Tooling, Design and Application Development will be held Nov. 29 – Dec. 2, 2011 in Frankfort, Germany.
This fall RadioShack will begin carrying Arduino products, the number one requested product extension from their customers.
The technical paper was selected by the Journal of CMSC’s editorial team to be published in the fall edition of the magazine - now available.
The method makes it possible to structure materials without resorting to ablation and at the same time to polish them to a brilliant gloss finish.
The webinar will cover modifying models, simulating design scenarios, repairing broken models, decreasing design time and increasing time to market.
De Bijenkorf will sell 3D Systems' RapMan™ 3D printers along with lamps, jewelry and personal accessories designed and created by Freedom Of Creation designers.
The ENGEL 65-ton vertical injection molding machine brings the total to 14 presses under PMP’s roof, including 5- to 65-ton vertical and 20- to 180-ton horizontal units.
By using a 4 color printing technology, color is printed directly into the parts during the build process, eliminating the need for paint during post-processing.
Using the Walter Metal Music web site you can compose your own tunes and share them with the community.
The Quickparts sample kit includes 15 samples. The kit also comes complete with an Injection Molding design guide and literature regarding Quickparts’ complete product offering.
Delcam has added 130 extra reliefs to the range of standard clip-art supplied with its ArtCAM Express software for engraving and woodworking, including architectural, floral, frame and texture examples.
NPE2012 will be held on April 1-5, 2012 in Orlando, Florida for the first time, after 40 years in Chicago.
The three-day Autodesk University 2011 conference will take place November 29 – December 1 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas.
The Lotus Renault ADM Centre provides design, wind tunnel testing and full-scale production parts services for its racecars using 3D Systems' latest SLA® and SLS® production 3D printers.
The additional manufacturing space allows for machine production growth with a capacity of 10,000 units per year for professional- and production-grade 3D printers.
CT scans provide a three-dimensional image of the patient's skull, teeth, roots, and jaw that can be viewed from all angles, providing extra information that can't be obtained soley with X-rays.
Science360 Radio offers 24/7 programming, with more than 100 radio shows and podcasts dedicated to programming about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
Autodesk Subscription now provides 3 GB of online storage for each seat of software on Subscription for greater access to design and engineering documents, anywhere, anytime.
TCT Live 2011 will be held September 27-29th, 2011 at the NEC in Birmingham, UK.
The 14-piece 3D Printed multicolor physical model includes removable rooftops and second floor, and a fully detailed interior.
The "Freestyle" service from Make Eyewear allows customers to design their own glasses from scratch using 3D printing.
For the internship program, Altair is interested in candidates who are pursuing concentrations in mechanical, civil or aerospace engineering.
LIA's Lasers for Manufacturing Event will be held September 27 - 28, 2011, at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg, Illinois.
Cryogenic titanium machining increases cutting-tool life up to a factor of 10 and doubles the material-removal rate, compared to conventional machining methods in certain applications.
The “Henkel Innovation Challenge” challenges students to develop an innovative concept for a product under a Henkel brand contributing to sustainable development.
As well as showing the size of the company, the Delcam video illustrates the range of equipment that is located on the Birmingham site.
The exhibition involved the placement of 3D printed objects in eight strategic locations in the museum, with each piece telling a story through the interaction with its surroundings.
With the new materials introduced in the first half of 2011, the number of Objet 3D printing materials is brought to a total of 65, including 51 composite materials (Digital Materials).
GenShock technology recovers waste energy from the vehicles suspension to produce continuous electrical energy to vehicles, boosting fuel economy by one to six percent.
The new ProJet(TM) 1500 printer will be on display at TCT Live 2011, September 27th-29th, 2011 at the NEC in Birmingham, UK.
The unveiling of the first prototype URBEE, with its completed body, occurred at the TEDxWinnipeg event on September 15th at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG).
There is an evaluation copy of the latest product version available for download.
The 2011 ROLAND CREATIVE AWARDS are open from September 21, 2011 through December 31, 2011 to users of Roland equipment.
The award will be presented to a product design, development or manufacturing innovator, and will be announced at Aberdeen's Product Development and Delivery Summit.
Overview of the new patent law, “America Invents Act” (HR1249).
Mazak will host T3 - Tomorrow's Technology Today on October 18-20 and 25-27 with over 30 new machine models.
3D Systems announced the names of its Maker Faire New York BotMill(TM) 3D printer kit raffle winners. Each winner walked away with a new BotMill(TM) 3D printer kit.
Respondents represent the aerospace and defence, metals, engineering and industrial products sectors, including industrial conglomerates.
IMTS 2012, taking place Sept. 10-15, 2012, at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill., will bring a Local Motors car, built live right on the show floor, as part of the Collaborative Manufacturing section of the ETC.
Araten will share his views on the opportunities and challenges K’NEX Brands faces.
There is a free beta download of ZWCAD 2012 availble on the ZWSOFT website.
TRUMPF will be showcasing laser deposition welding at the EMO as a manufacturing method for wear protection, repairs and prototyping which reduces the usage of materials and energy.
The new Bio-Compatible 3D printing material MED610™ combines bio-compatibility with high dimensional stability and clear transparency.
The Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show will be held from October 17th to 20th at Toronto’s Direct Energy Centre.
Geomagic Qualify Probe allows users of touch probes & portable CMM arms to quickly measure physical parts and compare them with their CAD models to determine manufacturing quality.
The Wisconsin Manufacturing & Technology Show will be held in West Allis, Wisconsin. The show runs October 4-6 and is being held in Halls A&B of the Wisconsin Exposition Center.
CalComp Graphic Solutions (“CalComp”) is a recognized, well established California based value-added reseller of digital graphic products and solutions.
A $200,000 investment will fund eight training programs in California, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas that will prepare almost 900 adults for current and future manufacturing jobs.
Assets to be purchased from Gardner Publications include the lists, websites and e-mail newsletters of Time Compression and Process Cleaning magazines.
5 Tips for inventors on common patent application mistakes in light of the newly passed America Invents Act.
Design hopefuls have until March 31, 2012, to submit their product concepts to Braun in the form of sketches, images, technical drawings, movies, animations and a project description.
The facility includes the UK’s only EOSINT P800, which can build parts at temperatures up to 385°C and is the world’s first system that enables production using high-performance polymers.
This release marks the first time FARO has included features for collecting and analyzing point cloud data as part of their CAM2 line.
The TCT Live exhibition and conference, a product development and additive manufacturing event in Europe, takes place Sept. 27-29 at the NEC, Birmingham, UK.
Formero Pty, Ltd. is a provider of on-demand custom parts services and 3D printing solutions headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.
As part of the global roll-out the program, the first 200 students in each country to register at the Altair Online Store will receive the HyperWorks 11.0 Student Edition for free.
IPC will hold a comprehensive workshop, ITAR/EAR Compliance for PCB Manufacturers — Complying with U.S. Export Controls, December 6–7, 2011, in Washington, D.C.
The platform gives those who have a packaging need the tools to automatically discover and collaborate with the right suppliers, securely submit RFQs and receive quotes.
The DAVID Laser Scanner is the first and only laser scanner to include software that supports both ‘classic’ Laser Scanning and Structured Light Scanning.
A new version of the FeatureCAM feature-based CAM system will be launched at the EMO World of Metalworking exhibition to be held in Hannover from September 19th to 24th.
Massachusetts gained 1,478 industrial jobs between August 2010-2011, in sharp contrast to the 1.2% drop over the 2009-2010 survey period, and the 6.4% lost between August 2008-2009.
The guide was created for designers and engineers using SLS® 3D Production Printers and delivers a compelling collection of high value SLS® 3D printing applications.
LIA’s Lasers for Manufacturing Event will be held in Schaumburg, IL on September 27th and 28th.
The free event will take place at Sandvik Coromant’s state-of-the-art campus in Sandviken, Sweden on October 31, 2011.
The America Invents Act will transition the United States from a "first-to-invent" to a "first-inventor-to-file" system.
World Maker Faire will be held at the New York Hall of Science on September 17-18 with over 500 makers onsite, speakers and special events.
The PCNC 1100 utilizes a cast iron frame and features a 5100 RPM R8 spindle is driven by a stout 1.5HP induction motor.
BobART opens a jpeg, bitmap or other picture type of image for engraving, carving or embossing and creating toolpath and g-code for your CNC machine.
The 3D Insiders' Summit is being held on Oct. 11-12 at the Westin Hotel in Westminster, Colorado.
Aero Engineering 2011 will be held in Birmingham, UK, from November 9th to 10th.
The webinar will show how VisualMILL for SolidWorks, can help users reduce product manufacturing costs, shorten lead times, and increase throughput and yield.
The new release includes a number of new strategies, together with more general enhancements to make programming faster and machining more efficient with the best-possible surface finish.
The updated version of Rapidform.dll™ enables developers to rapidly deploy industry-proven point, mesh and surfacing functions into their own software products.
Prototyping lab managers from Columbia University and Savannah College of Art & Design reveal how they use Fortus 3D Production Systems to inspire students to create innovative products and designs.
CimatronE is a CAD/CAM software solution for mold, tool and die makers. Enhancements to machining strategies enable users to achieve a higher surface quality, shorter machining times and longer tool life.
DesignPoint offers a suite of engineering products to the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states and will offer local access to the entire lineup of 3D Systems' personal and professional 3D printers.
There are two models fully assembled priced at $2,000 and a DIY social assembly edition for $1,200.
Items being auctioned include Machining Centers, Gantry Profilers, and many other large-capacity precision aerospace machining, metal fabrication and assembly equipment items.
The webinar will cover creating documents from templates, tracking what’s happened with geometry/assembly changes, and providing a secure approval process.
The event, designed exclusively for women who have chosen a career in the manufacturing industry will be held in Cleveland, OH, on October 25-26, 2011.
A resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels allows the finest details using Texas Instruments DLP technology, which with its digital Micro-Mirror Device (DMD), can expose each layer in one pass.
The machine, known as a StarragHeckert BTP5000, is able to produce titanium components over three metres long to tolerances that equate to a third the thickness of a human hair.
3D printed objects manufactured by Materialise will be on display throughout the Victoria & Albert Museum during the London Design Festival, which runs from the 17th till the 25th of September, 2011.
The competition will be open for all industrial products introduced during 2010 and 2011. Deadline for entries is December 9th, 2011.
TechShop will host a Grand Opening event on Saturday, September 24, from 10 AM – 6 PM at its new location in downtown San Jose at 300 S. 2nd Street.
3D Systems will showcase the BotMill(TM) 3D printer, together with its BFB(TM) printers and Alibre(R) design productivity tools.
The MaxSHOT 3D will be introduced to the public at EMO metalworking tradeshow in Hanover (Germany) on September 19th, and at Quality Expo in Chicago (USA) on September 20th.
Scientists at Fraunhofer are working on combining two different techniques: the 3-D printing technology established in rapid prototyping and multiphoton polymerization developed in polymer science.
Connecticut has nearly 250 aerospace companies with nearly 40,000 employees statewide. Nationally, the industry employs more than 800,000 workers.
At this free online event, attendees can learn about the latest trends and technologies shaping the electronics systems in today's consumer electronics, medical equipment, and automotive markets.
World Maker Faire returns to the New York Hall of Science Sept. 17-18 for an unforgettable weekend of science, art, and DIY culture in a festival atmosphere.
The Pacific Coast Machine Tool Expo will be held in Santa Clara, California, on September 21st and 22nd.
Autodesk introduced new educational content that addresses high-performance building strategies, materials selection and energy effectiveness through the Autodesk Sustainability Workshop.
With a year-to-date total of $2,975.10 million, 2011 is up 102.9% compared with 2010, based on numbers and data collected from companies participating in the USMTO program.
Grow used a 3D printer from Z Corporation to create the Main Street for Google's new AdMob rich media mobile advertising campaign, Uncover Your World.
GibbsCAM will be demonstrated as part of Haas Automation’s annual Demo Days, to be held at 14 Haas Factory Outlets (HFOs), in the U.S. and Canada, on September 14.
Price cuts in excess of 20% are being offered on over 10,000 parts of the more than 18,000 products in RS' electronics portfolio.
A look at the ways the green trend has influenced product design including design criteria, materials, manufacturing & disposal.
The Power of Making exhibition will be on display at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London from September 6th 2011 – January 2nd 2012.
SOUTH-TEC 2011 will be held at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C. on October 11-13 with around 200 industry-leading exhibitors showcasing.
QuickCutCNC has added brass and aluminum to the materials available for online interactive quoting, along with the option of powder coating parts machined out of aluminum.
Jim Williams, Paramount Industries’ President and CEO, presented a commemorative award to CNO Admiral Roughead - a 3D printed replica of the USS United States frigate created using laser sintering.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced awards for three Materials Interdisciplinary Research Teams (MIRT) and nine Centers of Excellence in Materials Research and Innovation.
Four companies that have shown outstanding support for independent maker/hacker culture will be presented with MAKE Magazine Industry Maker Awards (aka the "Makeys") on the next Make: Live.
Submissions should portray inventive concepts or renderings of architectural, mechanical or industrial product designs, from buildings, bridges and vehicles, to furniture and consumer products.
BASF established a lightweight composites team to focus on the development of marketable materials and technologies that are suitable for manufacturing high-performance fiber-reinforced parts.
The 14,000 square foot expansion includes new research labs, applications and testing areas, and office space.
Paul Jr. will be available from 1:30pm to 3:30pm on September 21st for photos with the FARO chopper and autographs.
Events are free to attend and are open to both current SolidWorks users and prospects just beginning to evaluate the software.
To capture images of 3-D objects the HP TopShot LaserJet Pro M275 captures six separate images of a document or 3-D object and produces one final seamless image of exceptional quality.
The PS-Series is available in two models: the PS65 and PS95. Both models are standardly equipped with a 30-tool-capacity automatic tool changer (optional 50-tool capacity available).
Geomagic is tripling its space footprint, and in addition to delivering more office space this will enable the company to introduce new facilities.
The global contest encourages students to submit an innovative new product design, a redesign of an existing product, or an original or redesigned work of art or architecture.
The Summit will gather leaders from both industry and government in a national conversation about how to strengthen U.S. manufacturing competitiveness through technology innovation.
Presentations during the Open House will begin with a keynote address on Additive Manufacturing by Ms. Agnes Klucha of Pratt & Whitney’s Engineering Integrated Solutions Group.
The virtual event takes place today, September 8, 2011, from 10am-4pm ET. Registration is free to attendees.
In November 2010 SLM Solutions GmbH was separated from the previous MTT Technologies Group.
The DARPA MENTOR program is designed to boost engineering skills for high school students and spark an interest in engineering, design, manufacturing, math and science-related university programs.
GPI will be exhibiting September 14th-15th, 2011 at the ODT Conference & Exhibition in Fort Wayne, Indiana and at Design & Manufacturing Midwest on September 20-22, 2011 in Chicago, IL.
The webinars for custom manufacturers and service providers, share best practices for using the Internet to attract more qualified prospects and grow their businesses.
The HandyPROBE optical probing system features the TRUaccuracy technology, which generates higher accuracy measurements of up to 22 µm (0.001 in.)
Jay Bhatt, senior vice president, Architecture, Engineering and Construction Industry Group at Autodesk will conduct a brief slide presentation followed by a question and answer session.
Using modo the Berkeley team is able to pursue the rapid manufacture of previously impossible geometries, such as undercuts without tooling, by using ceramic and concrete casting techniques.
The InventHelp-INPEX® New Product Showcase is designed to give inventors the opportunity to present their products to companies in the direct response television industry.
A variety of improvements include assembly and drawing capabilities, built-in simulation, design costing, routing, image and animation creation and product data management.
The new site integrates 3D Systems' production printers, including SLA®, SLS® and SLM printers into a contemporary, intuitive destination for customers, prospects and partners.
The free, professional DesignSpark PCB tool is available for download at www.designspark.com/pcb, providing access to a full suite of video tutorials, examples and a parts library.
ProductCenter uses the HOOPS 3D Exchange to traverse through the drawing, assembly and part files, establish how these files are related and create a document hierarchy.
The Graphics Systems User Conference & SolidWorks 2012 Premiere will be held on October 25-26, 2011 at the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.
EMO will showcase approximately 2000 companies from 38 countries in the metalworking industry from around the world representing their products and services during the six day event.
ModuleWorks, a leading supplier of CAD/CAM components for 5-Axis machining and CNC simulation, will show the latest release of its CAM components, version 2011.8 at EMO.
The white paper offers a comparison of the industry’s most advanced additive and subtractive rapid prototyping technologies, detailing the benefits and limitations of each.
David Munson’s amazingly detailed three-part model “WTC Triptych” is on display now at the New York City Fire Museum in Manhattan’s Soho district.
Produced using Objet multi-material 3D printing, the shoe is designed and manufactured in a modular way so that it can be dismantled and reassembled for the purpose of replacing parts.
The LC-2-MACRO is optimized for 3D scanning small parts such as dental molds, hearing aid impressions, jewelry and other highly detailed parts.
GstarCAD MC enables users to create, edit, mark up, and share CAD drawings directly on the Apple iPad. The new software works with OCF files.
The deadline for nominations for the 2012 Awards is December 2, 2011. Finalists will be notified via email the week of February 13, 2012.
The 2011 Industrial Designers Society of America International Conference will be held September 14-17, 2011 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Starting in 2012, Stratasys Dimension and other brand 3D printers will be installed in more than 20 high schools selected by the DARPA program as part of the first phase roll-out.
Nominations were invited for PhD research in fields including, but not limited to, medical coatings, implant polymers, drug delivery, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.
A project entitled “Bionic Manufacturing”, aims to develop products that are lightweight but strong and economic in their use of materials, using laser sintering.
ProMat 2013 will be the largest international material handling, supply chain and logistics show and conference held in North America, with over 700 exhibitors and 300,000sf floor space.
Delcam will preview the 2012 version of its CAM software for programming CNC mills, lathes, wire EDM, turn-mill centres and Swiss-type lathes, at four industry trade shows during September and October.
The system will be used by AFRL to develop and prototype high efficiency solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) based on the Aerosol Jet technology’s unique material mixing capabilities.
FABTECH, North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing exposition and conference is scheduled for Nov. 14–17 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.
TITANIUM 2011, the 27th annual international conference and exhibition, will be held Oct. 2-5 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina in San Diego, California.
The study characterized the effects of time, temperature and environment on the mechanical properties of PC (polycarbonate) and ABS plastic parts made via the Fused Deposition Modeling.