The benefits of additive technologies for rapid modeling and prototyping of new part designs to reduce time-to-market are well known. Equally important to minimizing product introduction leadtimes is the ability [...]
MoldMaking Technology. Jan 2009, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p35, 3 p.
Technology application, Company business management, Plastics industry -- Technology application, and Plastics industry -- Management
Digital prototyping gives designers and engineers the ability to virtually explore a complete product before it is built--so they can design, visualize and simulate products from the conceptual design phase [...]
Automotive Design & Production. Nov 2008, Vol. 120 Issue 11, p48, 2 p.
Technology application, CAD/CAM software, CAD software, Machining -- Technology application, Computer-aided design -- Technology application, Machine-tools -- Usage, Machine-tools -- Production management, Machine-tools -- Technology application, Machinists' tools -- Usage, Machinists' tools -- Production management, Machinists' tools -- Technology application, Sintering -- Technology application, CAD-CAM systems -- Computer programs, CAD-CAM systems -- Usage, CAD-CAM systems -- Production management, and CAD-CAM systems -- Technology application
Direct metal laser-sintering (DMLS) is different than common machining/ milling techniques, which produce parts by removing material. DMLS is an additive process: a part is made by "growing" it in [...]
Automotive Design & Production. April 2006, Vol. 118 Issue 4, p84, 2 p.
Technology application and CAD-CAM systems industry -- Technology application
Stratasys, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN; www.stratasys.com) is the exclusive North American distributor of the "CAD to Metal" process from Arcam AB (Molndal, Sweden; www. arcam.com). This process uses electron-beam melting (EBM) [...]
MoldMaking Technology. Dec 2008, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p59, 3 p.
CAD/CAM/CIM system, Company growth, Technology application, Textile industry -- Growth, Textile industry -- Technology application, Textile industry -- Industry forecasts, and CAD-CAM systems -- Usage
Additive fabrication (AF) technology encompasses a wide range of applications, including design review, concept modeling, prototyping, fit and function testing, pattern making and tooling. It also is applied to the [...]
Available from Capture 3D, the GOM mbH ATOS Core series of 3D scanners is suitable for inspection, rapid prototyping and reverse engineering applications. Designed using the fundamental ATOS concepts, the [...]