Recent Articles

October 29, 2014 3:49 pm
Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy
The holidays are rapidly approaching, and CGTrader has teamed up with the 3D printing experts from i.materialise to present a holiday-themed challenge. Design a gift that you would love to give to a friend or relative that could be printed in ...
October 29, 2014 9:17 am
Lindsay Hock, Managing Editor, R&D
In May 2014, a private company in China, WinSun, printed 10 full-size houses using 3D printers in the space of a day. The process utilized quick-drying cement and construction water to build the walls layer-by-layer. The company used a ...
October 27, 2014 4:34 pm
Chris Koehn, Business Unit Manager, Stotz Air Gaging, Advanced Machine & Engineering Co.
In recent years, we have seen an upward trend of higher production manufacturers wanting to integrate their air gaging quality checks from a stand-alone, outside of machine device where the operator is performing a ...     
October 27, 2014 4:51 pm
Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy
The winners included a unique genetic sequence that could allow researchers to produce multiple proteins from a lone strand of mRNA. The sequence, a form of internal ribosome entry site (IRES), was found in the wheat virus Triticum moscaic by ...
October 27, 2014 9:56 am
Mitch Maiman, Intelligent Product Solutions CEO
While my current gig is serving as the President of a product development professional services firm, I’ve spent many years in companies large and small developing products as a mechanical engineer and also in engineering management ...
October 22, 2014 10:21 am
Anders Trygg, Product Manager, Thomson Linear Components Group, Europe
The resulting pre-engineered system has a guaranteed performance available with a rapid delivery time and, with design flexibility, there is no need for compromise on specification. Easy, web-based tools can also be used to ...  
October 21, 2014 9:38 am
James Ainsworth
Protected by the shell of its huge launch-rocket during blastoff, NASA’s Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) must get back to earth on its own at mission’s end. The flight plan for this next-generation craft includes a dramatic ...  
October 20, 2014 9:34 am
Kevin Balben, Product Specialist, DELO Industrial Adhesives LLC
The advantages of adhesive bonding are many. With the development of new materials being used in a variety of different applications, it can be a challenge when trying to figure out a way to join two very different materials while retaining ...
October 17, 2014 10:41 am
Robert Pasho, Product Manager, Pepperl+Fuchs
One encoder technology has emerged that allows rotary encoders to last longer and handle higher vibration, shock, and temperature ranges, the magnetic-based encoder. These Hall effect-based rotary encoders measure shaft rotation ...  
October 17, 2014 9:36 am
Robert Moakler, COO Fabricating.com
Many companies are expanding U.S. sourcing to keep manufacturing and engineering in close proximity so as to partner more effectively and promote product innovation. They are also shifting to U.S. suppliers for quality and to be closer to ...
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