The article focuses on the use of the Epilog Legend 36EXT laser cutter by the engineering department of Edison Nation for prototyping products. The laser beam of the machine helps in cutting complex two dimensional shapes or engraving graphics or images. The cutting is achieved with the use of different software.
RAPID prototyping, MANUFACTURING processes, TECHNOLOGICAL innovations, ENGINEERING, and THREE-dimensional printing
The author explores his views on the implications of additive layer manufacturing or 3D printing. The technique's ability to use different materials from conventional manufacturing processes, and assemble them layer by layer into an intricate design derived digitally is highlighted. The technology is expected to change the way the engineers make things and change the things they make.
Laser Focus World. Dec2003, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p59-60. 2p. 1 Color Photograph, 1 Black and White Photograph, 1 Graph.
COMPUTER software, PROTOTYPES, ENGINEERING, OPTICS, LIGHT sources, and OPTOELECTRONICS
Explores the use of modern optical engineering software to simplify virtual prototyping. Advantages and disadvantages of optical-design software; Overview of the virtual prototyping process; Creation of the light-source model.
ENGINEERING, INTERNET telephony, MEDICAL equipment, and MEDICAL equipment design
The article discusses that Ashish Parikh and his partner, William Wu, laid the cornerstone for their venture, A&W Engineering Works (A&W), in 2016 from Parikh's garage. It mentions the firm's expertise in system engineering, algorithm development, and clinical user applications adhering to strict compliance and quality controls and rapid prototyping techniques; and also mentions that A&W carved a niche for itself in the medical device development landscape.
RESEARCH, ENGINEERING, RAPID prototyping, UNIVERSITIES & colleges, EQUIPMENT & supplies, INDUSTRIAL engineering equipment, and SPACE exploration
Reports on the potential of a machine in the industrial engineering department of North Carolina State University. Role of the machine in the possible advancement of biomedicine and space exploration; Fabrication of fully functional 3-D metal parts of any geometric shape; Importance of the machine to satisfying a growing need for rapid prototyping in manufacturing.
ASSEMBLY line methods, ENGINEERING, and BAKERY equipment
The article offers information on the 3-Dimensional Services Group, a rapid prototyping firm that specializes in the design, engineering and analysis of in-house tools. It mentions that the company recently helped Freed, a division of Maplehurst Bakeries LLC, to deal with the problem in its automated production line.
CONFERENCES & conventions, SEMINARS, INDUSTRIAL engineering, ENGINEERING, INDUSTRIAL management, and PRODUCTION control
The article presents information about various events related to the industrial engineering, which will take place in the year 2005. Rapid Prototyping & Manufacturing Conference will take place from May 10-12 in Michigan; Lean Enterprise: An Introduction Seminar will take place on May 14 in Atlanta, Georgia; Introduction to Supply Chain Improvement seminar will take place on May 15 in Atlanta, Georgia; International Conference on Management of Technology will take place in Vienna, Austria from May 22-26; International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, from July 22-27.
ENGINEERING, COMPUTER systems, RANDOM access memory, AUTOMOBILE industry, DESIGN, ELECTRONIC systems, and TELEMATICS
This article reports that a flexible automotive reference platform centered on Xilink field programmable gate array technology addresses the need for rapid design prototyping for use in automotive/telematics applications. The approach includes small modules that interconnect to form a complete system. The core of the system is a central processing unit module with memory that includes flash, SmartMedia flash, and SDRAM/DDRAm. As with any reference platform, embedded software is needed to run the system. The reference platform is genuinely a full system, complete with hardware, firmware, and software.