The article focuses on the benefits of digital prototyping for manufacturing industries in Australia. Digital prototyping presents product design teams with the ability to build, explore, and test new products before they become a physical reality. In addition, the digital prototyping solution allows collaboration of designs. Moreover, digital prototyping can provide designers with the ability to build a complete digital simulation of a product.
Process & Control Engineering (PACE). Aug2005, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p32-34. 2p.
RAPID prototyping, PROTOTYPES, ALGORITHMS, SYSTEMS design, INDUSTRIAL engineering, and EMBEDDED computer systems
Recognizes rapid prototyping as a fast-emerging trend in the embedded systems development process. Assessment of the feasibility of an algorithm in providing the correct behavior for a highly complex system; Similarities of the conventional bypass and on-target rapid prototyping approaches; Use of rapid prototyping for development and refinement of algorithms and ideas during the development process.
RAPID prototyping, MANUFACTURING industries, NEW product development, EXHIBITIONS, PRINTING equipment, LITHOGRAPHY, and EQUIPMENT & supplies
Announces Arrk Silhouette's plan to display a range of rapid prototyping technology during the National Manufacturing Week to be held in Sydney, New South Wales, in June 2004. Features and capabilities of Object 3D Printing, a printer designed for in-house rapid prototyping which will be operating on the exhibit stand; Focus on mammoth stereolithography.
Reports that the firm Concentric Asia Pacific has opened its rapid prototyping facility named Concentric Advanced Manufacturing Facility in Adelaide and Brisbane, Australia. Statements by Concentric's managing director Michael Myers; Acquisition of the firm's fourth Selective Laser Sintering machine.
COMPUTER software, PROTOTYPES, MANUFACTURING industries, INDUSTRIAL management, and TECHNOLOGICAL innovations
The article focuses on the benefits offered by digital prototyping on manufacturers in Australia. According to Karsten Hojberg of Autodesk, digital prototyping is accessible to smaller and larger companies. He adds that it allows companies to optimize business efficiencies, reduce costs and raise their competitive advantage. It is noted that the technology is helpful in managing a manufacturer's supply chain through improving the communication and collaboration between designers and customers.
MANUFACTURING processes, PROTOTYPES, INDUSTRIAL productivity, MANUFACTURING industries, and DIGITAL technology
The article offers information on digital prototyping and discusses its importance in improving the efficiency and productivity in the manufacturing industry in Australia. According to Steve DiLauro, senior manager at Autodesk Inc., digital prototyping is a process and methodology that helps manufacturers improve their design process when introducing new products while reducing costs, time, and waste. In addition, tips on how to be successful in digital prototyping are presented.
PROTOTYPES, INDUSTRIAL design, ENGINEERING design, and DIGITAL technology
The article provides information on the processes of digital prototyping for the manufacturing industry in Australia. It has been noted that digital prototyping uses three-dimensional modeling and engineering data to visualize and analyze designs without making physical prototypes. Furthermore, it allows engineers to answer questions about their product before it is actually built.
The article discusses the advancements and popularity of metal 3D printing across the manufacturing industries. Managing director Matt Minio of Objective 3D explains that technological advancements allow 3D printers to manufacture stronger, tougher, and more durable parts. However, Minio also explains the challenges in producing fast machines with 3D printing that is still prototyping and in functional testing stage.
COMPUTER software, MANUFACTURING industries, COMPUTER-aided design, EXHIBITIONS, and PROTOTYPE software
The article reports on the products to be displayed by Autodesk Inc. at the National Manufacturing Week (NMW) at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in Victoria from May 12-15, 2009. It cites that the company has planned to feature products from its 2010 Design Software Portfolio on stand 1915. These products include Autodesk Inventor 2010, AutoCAD Mechanical and AutoCAD Electrical.
MANUFACTURING processes, MANUFACTURING industries, and IMAGING systems
Reports on the initiative of Roland DG Corp. in introducing the new method of time compression design process for manufacturing industry in Australia. Inclusion of the three dimensional scanning; Demonstration of the revolutionary time compression process; Range of products from computer components.
Process & Control Engineering (PACE). Mar2005, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p27-27. 1/5p.
MOTION control devices, AUTOMATION, PROCESS control systems, PROGRAMMABLE controllers, and AUTOMATIC control systems
Reports that the National Instruments' (NI) Motion Assistant Version 1.2 can be used by machine builders and equipment manufacturers to interactively prototype motion control and convert projects into ready-to-run code in C or NI LabView. Claim that users can also perform blending, fully coordinated circular and linear interpolation, electronic gearing and vector-space control; Smart contouring feature of the Motion Assistant.
Reveals that Great Britain-based Novarc is pioneering a process called sprayforming that it believes will eventually replace traditional tool-making methods. Rapid prototyping from computer-aided design.
DIES (Metalworking), WIRE, COMMERCIAL products, RAPID prototyping, and COST control
The article reports on the acquisition of die and wire bonder from Fek Delvotec by contract manufacturer Crystalaid Pty. Ltd. Crystalaid states that the equipment will provide manufacturing capabilities covering a complete range of die and wire bonding applications such as Chip-On-Board, eutectic die attachment and Flip Chip Assembly. Gerald Parker of Crystalaid claims that the service will benefit organizations undertaking prototyping of new products at significantly reduced costs.