A pioneering usage of additive manufacturing to create ‘on-demand’ pieces for repair and replacement in damaged ships has been revealed by the Port of Rotterdam’s Additive Manufacturing Field lab (RAMLAB) in collaboration with Autodesk.
Festo, a global supplier of automation equipment, has unveiled three new lightweight robotic concepts which take inspiration from elephants, octopuses and the human arm.
McLaren Racing is hoping to accelerate design modifications and reduce the weight of its 2017 Formula 1 MCL32 race car by expanding its use of Stratasys 3D printed components.
Jonny Williamson discusses the benefits of ‘thinking additive’ with Philip Hudson, UK managing director of additive manufacturing pioneer, Materialise.
Scientists at BAE Systems and City, University of London have revealed how research work on how falcons fly is inspiring new technologies for future aircraft that could contribute to their safety in the air, aerodynamics and fuel efficiency.
Santander is supporting the UK automotive sector by mounting a new trade initiative to help UK manufacturers to access the Mexican automotive sector. Peter Osborne reports.
When IBM bets, it bets big and the horse its currently backing is one powered by the Internet of Things. Jonny Williamson reports.
Manufacturing has been earmarked by the World Economic Forum and the European Union as a major driver of increased employment opportunities, reduced carbon emissions and better educational prospects for young people. This huge ambition largely rests on the advent of the smart factory and the rollout of Industry 4.0, which will make manufacturing more affordable in high-wage countries.
Intel is set to boost its CPU performance with the introduction of its new Cannonlake chips, which are set to improve on the performance benchmark of its current Kaby Lake chips by 15%.
The latest SolidWorks World event, held at the beginning of the month in Los Angeles, CA, saw the latest installment of the globally renowned event tackle the latest approaches to technology, design and engineering.
Head of international content, Tim Brown, got along to see all the latest the event had to offer.