Manufacturing Short-run Electronics: Introductory Overview

Guest Post by Daniel Price Uh-oh. Here come the hard decisions. You knew you’d have to make them as soon as you were put in charge of the company’s first-time IoT project Now you’re...
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The robot in the carpenter’s workshop

What can an industrial robot sensibly do in a carpenter's workshop? A lot, as the expample of carpentry Eigenstetter in Rehna in Northern Germany shows. Here traditional craftsmanship of highest quality still...

Injection Molding Tooling: How to Reduce Your Costs

Guest Post by George Turvey Injection molding tooling represents a substantial investment in the total cost of developing a product, and while many product developers are aware molds are expensive, they are...
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Exoskeleton To Help Paraplegic Patients Walk Again

Help paraplegic patients walk again. This is what Project MARCH, one of the new Dreamteams at TU Delft, try to accomplish with their exoskeleton. Paraplegic patients are paralyzed from the waist...

A Manufacturing Guide To Crowdfunding Campaigns (Part 2)

Guest Post by Greg Fisher A Manufacturing Guide To Crowdfunding Campaigns (Part 1)You did it! You successfully crowdfunded, your tooling is in-process and you’re basking in the glory of your accomplishments. Congratulations,...
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Wired goes inside Ferrari: how the world’s most famous cars are made

To mark the 70th anniversary of Ferrari, Ferrari and the Design Museum in London invited WIRED inside Ferrari's car factory in Maranello, Italy to see how it builds iconic cars like...

Goliath CNC is a New Breed of Portable CNC Machine

CNC machines are incredibly powerful and versatile, but come with the drawbacks of being prohibitively expensive and bulky— they generally have to be much bigger than whatever you want to cut.All...
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Shenzhen: City of the Future. The high-tech life of China’s Silicon Valley

Shenzhen has transformed itself from a tiny fishing village to a megacity in just 50 years, its population tripling since the 1990s. The city is a magnet for tech-savvy and inventive...

Comprehensive 3D Print Quality Troubleshooting Guide

Simplify3D have compiled an extensive list of the most common 3D printing issues along with the software settings that you can use to solve them. Best of all, the guide uses...
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How to Set Up Your Files for Multimaterial 3D Printing

One of the major benefits of printing in Polyjet is the ability to print in multiple materials for a single part. This allows you to simulate overmolds, create soft touch applications,...