RAPID prototyping, GEARING, THREE-dimensional printing, GEARBOXES, and HELICAL gears
The article provides information on possibilities of different types of gear in prototyping and their role in our everyday life. Topics discussed include gears like straight cut spur, helical, and alternative gear trains; harvesting of gears from another product, and requirement for 3D printing and custom gearing.
RAPID prototyping, TECHNOLOGICAL innovations, MANUFACTURING processes, THREE-dimensional printing, 3-D printers, and DIGITAL printing
The article focuses on the evolution and improvements on 3D printer, one of the most important tools for product development as it helps prototypers build parts in a matter of hours, when machining or molding can take days or weeks. Information on some of the innovations include high-performance filaments, multi-material printing, and metal printing.
The article focuses on additive manufacturing (AM) or also known as three-dimensional (3D) printing as an alternative for rapid prototyping. It says that AM is use in stereo lithography and selective laser sintering wherein the shape defined by computer-aided design (CAD) is achieved through deposition of various materials and use of lasers to fuse the layers. It mentions the increase trend of using bonded sand as build material.
The article discusses how manufacturers can implement a laser-based, metal powder-bed fusion process to help ensure that products reliably meet specifications. Additive manufacturing (AM) is now used for the production of mission-critical components for use in high-tech industries. However, its implementation has been delayed by challenges with achieving a uniform product.
RAPID prototyping, TECHNOLOGICAL innovations, AUTOMOBILE industry, THREE-dimensional printing, POLYMERS, and ELECTRON beam furnaces
The article discusses the technological innovations rapid prototyping in the field of additive manufacturing industry which has resulted in the economic and operational advantages. It mentions increasing adoption of plastic, polymer and metal processes across various industrial sectors such as automotive, medical and engineering sectors, for prototyping. It also discusses the industrial metal processes such as electron-beam melting and selective laser melting.
The article discusses some of the challenges in additive manufacturing (AM), or three-dimensional (3D) printing. It is said that heat treatments associated with AM vary as additively manufactured parts display vastly different mechanical behaviors. It discusses the direct-metal laser-sintered (DMLS) method of printing AM parts.
The article discusses British-led advances in three-dimensional (3D) printing that could lead to techniques able to quickly produce entire electronic devices. Topics covered include the role of additive techniques in complementing manufacturing processes, progress in multifunctional 3D printing or 4D printing, Nottingham University researchers' focus on technology with less immediate commercial relevance, and the advantages of advanced jetting technologies.
RAPID prototyping, AEROSPACE industries, MEDICAL equipment industry, INDUSTRIAL wastes, and THREE-dimensional printing
The article discusses the growing popularity of three-dimensional (3D) metal printing as of May 2017. It is noted that the process was first adopted by the aerospace and medical device industries and that all industries that work with metals are now starting to realize its potential. The benefits of 3D metal printing are also cited, including reduced waste, decreased time to market, and increased product performance.
Communications of the ACM. Jul2013, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p17-19. 3p. 2 Color Photographs.
RAPID prototyping, COMPUTER-aided design, THREE-dimensional printing, COMPUTER printer sales & prices, ART & computers, and AIRBUS aircraft
The article discusses the advances in the use of 3D printing. Topics covered include the price of today's commercial 3D printers, 3D printing's ability to use open source designs to cheaply and quickly print objects, and the dependence of 3D printers on a computer-aided design (CAD) file to tell the printer what to produce. Also mentioned are the edible printed food items and robotic insects developed by Cornell University using 3D printing technology, and the industrial 3D printing used by airplane maker Airbus to make some cabin components.
The article focuses on three dimensional (3D) printing in 2014 and discusses how it will impact manufacturing and design. Topics include how 3D printing has revolutionized the manufacturing of customizable components, increased accessibility to 3D printing by consumers, and how 3D printing will lessen industrial waste.
RAPID prototyping, COMPUTER-aided design software, and THREE-dimensional printing
The article presents questions and answers related to prototyping, including the need to learn computer-aided design (CAD) software, cost limitation on a prototype, and the use of three-dimensional (3D) printing in prototyping.
Harvard Business Review Digital Articles. 7/21/2015, p2-5. 4p.
RAPID prototyping, MANUFACTURING industries, and THREE-dimensional printing
The author discusses the growing popularity of three-dimensional (3D) printing which is changing the manner in which humans think as the technology possesses a special ability to capture people's imaginations which might result in a significant transformation of the global manufacturing sector.
Harvard Business Review Digital Articles. 5/6/2015, p2-5. 4p.
RAPID prototyping and THREE-dimensional printing
The article focuses on the factors that businesses should consider when adopting three-dimensional (3D) printing, including the speed in which technologies can change the functions and uses of 3D printing, the ideal partners for running the technology and determining the risk of quick adoption.
The article discusses the three-dimensional (3D) printing which started in early 1980s when Hideo Kodama applied for a patent for a "rapid prototyping system", used by scientists in 1990s 3D medical breakthroughs and in the mid-2000s where much of the hardware and software became open source.
Wyoming Business Report. Jan2020, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p9-13. 3p.
MANUFACTURING processes, RAPID prototyping, and THREE-dimensional printing
The article reports that how three-dimensional (3D) printing is reshaping Wyoming manufacturing sector. Topics include the 3D printers becoming more ubiquitous, researchers learning to print a wider range of material, the manufacturing process changing in Wyoming, and the use of multidimensional printing for learning.
The article focuses on the discovery of several automotive companies regarding the benefits of additive manufacturing for rapid prototyping. Team principal Dan Walmsley explains that the Strakka DOME S103 car, which will debut at the 2015 World Endurance Championship, will be the first in which Strakka has had a major design input. The car was initially developed under an aggressive plan with the intention of racing in 2014.
D'Aveni, Richard A., Fotedar, Sunney, Partridge, Stephen, Karim, Yasir, Wasilewski, Bruce C., Gilwoong Choi, and Knox, Martin
Harvard Business Review. May2013, Vol. 91 Issue 5, p22-22. 2/3p.
RAPID prototyping, COST effectiveness, and THREE-dimensional printing
Letters to the editor are presented which comment on the March 2013 article "3-D Printing Will Change the World" by Richard A. D'Aveni and topics such as rapid prototyping, mass production, and cost effectiveness.
CIO Insight. 11/29/2013, p1-1. 1p. 1 Color Photograph.
RAPID prototyping, NEW product development, RESEARCH & development, THREE-dimensional printing, 3-D printers, and EQUIPMENT & supplies
The article discusses the results of a 2013 Global Innovation 1000 study of corporate research and development (R&D) spending and innovation performance. Some of the results include the corporate use of rapid prototyping including three-dimensional (3D) printing for new product development and factors that companies should consider to leverage 3D printing effectively throughout the innovation process including starting early and developing faster.
RAPID prototyping, THREE-dimensional printing, THERMOPLASTICS, and PLASTICS
The article reports on apply of additive techniques in innovative as product development tool and mentions that automobile firm Audi has decided to add machine to roster of additive technologies. Topics disucssed include views of Tim Spiering, head of the 3D Printing Centre, on he same, challenges with prototyping technique effecting workable compromise, and Antero 800NA based thermoplastics.