Unmet Fate: What if CNC Hadn’t Been Invented?
In David Noble’s book, Forces of Production: A Social History of Industrial Automation, the late York University professor examined the history of machine tool automation in the U.S. Noble argues…
Hybrid Manufacturing: Opportunities for Additive Manufacturing and CNC Companies
“Hybrid Manufacturing Markets: Opportunities for Additive Manufacturing and CNC Companies”, a new report from SmarTech Analysis, digs down into the market for hybrid manufacturing systems, which combine AM with subtractive…
X-Carve Demo with Inventables
This is a brief article on my experience of demoing the X-Carve machine along with the Easel software integrated with it.
The Advantages of 3D Printing
In recent years, 3D printers have taken the manufacturing industry by storm. From automobiles to computer parts, products made by 3D printers have undoubtedly played a big role in the…
What is Metrology?
3D Metrology What is 3D metrology? Metrology is the science of measurement. It establishes a common understanding of units, crucial in linking and understanding human activities. When we apply metrology…
3D Printing and the Circular Economy Part 6: CNC Machining
This is a brief article based on the differences between 3D printing and CNC machining in terms of waste. This part 6 of this series on the circular economy.
3D Printing & the Circular Economy Part 2: Classical Manufacturing
This is an indepth dive into various tools within the traditional manufacturing cycle. We briefly mention the importance of these tools along with waste created by them as well. This is part two of this series on 3D Printing and the circular economy.
Industry Experts Interviews with Alessio Lorusso of Roboze
This is an indepth interview with Alessio Lorusso. He is the CEO and founder of Roboze. He has great insight on his organization as well as the additive manufacturing space as a whole.
Industry Experts – Tom Yang of Febtop
This is an interview with Tom Yang, the CEO of Febtop. He and his team have created a novel device that has great implications for makers.