COMMERCIAL products, RAPID prototyping, NEW product development, PRODUCT management, INDUSTRIAL research, and PETROLEUM industry
Features various products for the petroleum industry in the U.S. as of June 2004. Distinct features of Guardian membrane filters; Usability of the GD10PE, an infrared point gas detector, from Groveley Detection; Usability of Cablesafe's S shaped hooks to improve safety on offshore industry.
NEW product development, INDUSTRIAL research, PRODUCT management, RAPID prototyping, and PRODUCT launches
The article offers the author's insight on the slow change in metrics especially in research and development products. The complexity of infrastructure behind metrics is mentioned. Historical measures of product development is stated. He cites that measures of profit, knowing the big picture, and product portfolio results became the necessary imperative to measure the financial and business contribuitions of all technology and product investments.
INDUSTRIAL research, SMALL business, BUSINESS forecasting, RAPID prototyping, MANUFACTURING processes, LEAD time (Supply chain management), MARKETS, THREE-dimensional printing, ALLOY powders, and DEVELOPING countries
The article reports that according to predictions by Global Market insights Inc, 3D printing will expand by twenty five percent each year from the year 2018 to 2024. The government of Canada started Industrial Research Assistance Program to promote use of 3D printing among business enterprises of small and medium sizes.
NEW product development, RAPID prototyping, INDUSTRIAL research, DATA disk drives, INDUSTRIAL lasers, SPINDLES (Machine tools), and USB (Computer bus)
This article presents information about various laser-based products, which have been recently introduced by various companies. It reports that Aerotech Inc., has introduced the ABS series of direct drive and air-bearing spindles. These spindles were designed to provide superior angular positioning and velocity control for applications including disk drive testing, imaging applications and precision wafer inspection. It is also reported in this article that a dynamic beam profiler and dedicated software package with a USB 2.0 interface entitled USA BeamPro has been introduced by Photon Inc. This equipment provides a high level of portability for beam profiling because a peripheral frame grabber card is not required for this system.
New Equipment Digest. Oct2005, Vol. 70 Issue 10, p4-4. 1/9p.
INDUSTRIAL research, NEW product development, PRODUCT design, RAPID prototyping, and SCANNING systems
The article presents information about Pepperl+Fuchs GmbH's new product. Proscan Series zone scanners for detecting objects such as people or vehicles have an array of 12 infrared light beams, thus enabling the monitoring of wide thresholds up to 2.3 m x 80 mm. Proscan features a distinctive auto-teach capability to recognize changing environments.