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November 26, 2014 11:44 am
Duanjie Li, PhD and Pierre Leroux, Nanovea
A tensile strength is a common materials test. Typically, a sample is subjected to controlled tension until it fails, providing valuable data for fundamental materials development or quality control. The key data acquired include maximum ...
November 26, 2014 9:43 am
Siemens
Váll-Ker, which was founded in 1992, uses flexible manufacturing practices to produce high-quality fireplaces. Váll-Ker seeks continuous improvement and, as a result, it is at the forefront of the Hungarian fireplace manufacturing ...  
November 25, 2014 12:17 pm
Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass
The iBox Nano is one of the world’s smallest 3D resin printers, and weighing in at three pounds, it may also be one of the world’s lightest. Designed for portability, the printer can be controlled via a ...       
November 25, 2014 10:57 am
Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy
Many art critics have expressed their skepticism about 3D printing’s role in the art world. This competition aims to prove them wrong. CGTrader has partnered with 3D Systems to bring you the 3D Systems Art Challenge. Design a 3D model ... 
November 25, 2014 9:35 am
Danielle Iera, Marketing Coordinator, TPC Wire & Cable Corp
Manufacturing is an ever-changing industry, where manufacturers face new issues and concerns every year. Since this year is no exception, here are a few of the top concerns that manufacturers are grappling with ...     
November 24, 2014 9:20 am
Jack Shedd, VP Sales/Marketing, Hoffer Plastics
Hoffer Plastics is known for its engineering expertise when it comes to providing innovative solutions to its customers' most challenging manufacturing issues. As a custom injection molder with extensive capabilities in plastics processing ...
November 21, 2014 10:13 am
Josef Karbassi, VP Automation Division Piab AB
Apart from being backbreaking work, lifting heavy objects can so easily end in disaster. According to the laws of physics, the gravitational potential energy gained by lifting can convert to kinetic energy just to end in an almighty crash ...
November 19, 2014 10:53 am
Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass
Over the past few years, the 3D printing experienced explosive growth. The next step, according to Inventables CEO Zach Kaplan, is 3D carving. With close to $635,000 raised on Kickstarter for his latest project – a 3D carver – he might be right ...
November 18, 2014 3:38 pm
Alyssa Kiner, Solid Concepts
The second iteration Crittercam “Kitty Cams” took store-bought “spy cameras” and tore apart the inner workings, added a more powerful battery pack and special programming, and mounted the guts into the 3D printed casing ...      
November 17, 2014 10:03 am
Brian Benton, Line/Shape/Space
Home thermostats, TVs, cars, fitness bands. The list of devices for the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow, and it’s not stopping. IDC predicts the IoT will reach upward of 30 billion devices by 2020. While there are a lot of ... 
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