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RS Components launches Pro 3D printer targeting diverse applications including rapid prototyping and education

RS Components (RS) has launched an ‘easy-to-use’ 3D printer: the RS Pro iTX. The additive-manufacturing machine targets a wide range of users in manufacturing and many other commercial and business ... more

Renishaw launches guide to additive manufacturing

Additive manufacturing (AM) systems and software manufacturer and user, Renishaw, has launched a dedicated AM Guide on its website. The company will use the new information hub to educate and inform ... more

Layer by layer

3D printing may be an umbrella term for all additive manufacturing processes, but there are several ways of accomplishing layer manufacturing. Laser systems manufacturer TRUMPF looks into the ... more

Obsolete component issues? Scan, digitise and remanufacture

It can often be difficult to find the right spare parts for older equipment and vehicles. However, emerging technologies like additive manufacturing are transforming the market by enabling obsolete ... more

Future-proofing the KAFD Metro Hub in Saudi Arabia

For a number of decades, digitalisation, robotics and automation have produced significant benefits for manufacturing. The construction industry, however, is only just picking up on DfMA (Design for ... more

M&I Materials appoints Technical Director to support global growth

M&I Materials, a global leader in commercialising specialist materials for demanding applications in industry and science, has appointed Amanda Quadling to the role of Technical Director, as the ... more

Envenio’s CFD survey reveals just 14% of engineers happy with CFD setup

Just 14% of engineers are completely happy with their CFD setup, according to a voluntary online survey carried out by simulation software developer, Envenio.

The sentiment was shared by all ... more

Design engineering in a virtual world: How virtual reality can improve design engineering

In 1899, Wilbur and Orville Wright, the inventors of the aeroplane, put their first model to flight. They faced several problems, including insufficient lift and deviation from the intended direction.... more

How a new duplex stainless steel helped transform Norway’s rail infrastructure

Faced with the major task of constructing the Holmestrand station, part of a new high-speed rail system which is transforming Norway’s transport infrastructure, the project’s lead engineering company ... more

Making cricket safer using 3D simulation

While cricket used to be considered ‘a sport for gentlemen played by gentlemen’, more recently it has upped its game to include women’s cricket and devised new formats that are faster and see more ... more

Improving farming efficiency with a 21st century gate

Improvements in efficiency and productivity are a reoccurring theme across many sectors and farmers are not immune from increasing pressure on their time and the demands on the bottom line. All of ... more

Immediate support thanks to Augmented Reality

Drives and controls specialist Bosch Rexroth has introduced a new diagnosis tool that uses Augmented Reality (AR) to provide remote support for in-house maintenance teams working with Hägglunds heavy more

Highly versatile Robox professional-quality 3D printer for rapid prototyping applications

RS Components Robox 3D printer comes with replaceable head delivering potential for complete micro-manufacturing solution more

Morgan conducts first Graphene experiment at University of Manchester

The first official experiment has taken place in a novel collaboration between industry and academia in the production of graphene – a one-atom thick carbon allotrope with a multitude of potential applications more

SOLIDWORKS Composer helps UK company accelerate time-to-market

Based in Worthing, West Sussex, Bowers & Wilkins is an award-winning British company producing high quality hi-fi equipment such as wireless music systems, loudspeakers and portable audio ... more

6-Axis flexibility in dimensional measuring

DYMACO specialise in the design and production of Inspection, Testing and Assembly Systems, helping industries from all over the world be competitive in a vast array of applications.

Their DM401 ... more

Halfoam joins extensive portfolio of porous materials

Morgan Advanced Materials has further extended its range of porous materials with the launch of HalFoam, alongside the introduction of new grades within existing product lines.

Haldenwanger HalFoam ... more

Online training videos for the composites industry

NetComposites, Chesterfield, has launched its series of online video training modules with the first module, “What is a Composites Material?” available to view through Vimeo On-Demand. more

Call for Papers: Fibre- Reinforced Polymer Composites in Mass Transport Applications

NetComposites is looking for papers on the subject of mass transport applications to be submitted for an event to be held on 1st October 2014 at The Roundhouse, Derby. more

Are Shrimp Shells the Way to a more Sustainable Future?

The search for a biodegradable counterpart to plastic continues to throw up some surprising suggestions. The Harvard Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering recently announced their ... more

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