Lazy Manufacturing: Making Things Using Less Energy
A friend took a broken part of his old boat out of his pocket. “Can you fix this?” he asked me. It was a complicated aluminium die-casting from the cold…
Company Spotlight: HRE Performance Wheels
Let’s take a quick look at the company HRE. They have an interesting value proposition and have been of recent interest with a partnership with McLaren.
Michael Gorski of Filament Innovations On FDM for Manufacturing
I kept hearing from people about Michael Gorski and Filament Innovations. I was repeatably told that in Pennsylvania a small firm was making open FDM systems made for manufacturing. I’ve…
How 3D Printing Jigs and Fixtures Transforms Manufacturing Part II – All About Fixtures
Fixtures are essential for custom manufacturers. Fixtures hold the workpiece in place so it does not move during a step in manufacturing. Some shapes are easy to hold such as…
What is Metrology Part 10: Certification
In this article, we are discussing the viability of certifications and how this is especially of new importance within the metrology field.
Interview with Guy Ofek of GF Machining Solutions on Integrating Metal Additive in Manufacturing
Guy J. Ofek has spent over 16 years helping companies find the best manufacturing solutions throughout Asia. Nearly 11 years of those were in 3D Printing for Stratasys and other…
Interview with Sarah O’Sell on the Circular Economy
This is an interview with Sarah O’Sell. She brings a lot of relevant info to this interview in terms of sustainability and fashion.
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.
3D Printing News Briefs: July 29, 2019
We’ve got some business to cover in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. The Engineering Technology Group (ETG) has acquired HK Holdings and all its subsidiaries, Ascent Aerospace is investing in…