3D Printed Pistons Are Changing the Game

AMT Tech Report Selection by Stephen LeMarca: Even at the end of this 11-minute video, I still can't get over the fact that the reciprocating piston of an internal combustion engine has been around longer than toilet paper. Yeah, we‘ve...
Feb 18, 2021

AMT Tech Report Selection by Stephen LeMarca: Even at the end of this 11-minute video, I still can't get over the fact that the reciprocating piston of an internal combustion engine has been around longer than toilet paper. Yeah, we‘ve been sending hunks of metal up and down under 2,000 Gs of load longer than we’ve been cleaning our bums with paper. Anyway, additive pistons don’t just produce high performance because they’re lightweight – they’re also lower friction and aid in superior cooling. This means higher RPMs, mo’powah, and improved reliability!

Recent technology News
3D-printed fuel injectors. Verizon's robotics division. More evidence: Boston additive is the new Swiss machining. Robo-farming tractors show up to the GFO. A new additive NSN.
For Protolabs, low volume is between hundreds and tens of thousands, with the minimum part quantity being one for all services.
Printing the vehicles that physicists called impossible. Australian meat processing calls for additive. You need a lot of space to print rocket ships. Chip shortage is coming to a close.
Is this a new form of additive, or just more lasers? 3D-printed titanium transmissions for sports cars. Underground drones to survey mines and increase safety. Drive-thru artificial intelligence still can’t fix the ice cream machine.
Colonizing Mars with 3D printing robots. EVs need gears too! High fidelity CNC. Wireless on-machine inspection. Robot machining.
Similar News
undefined
Technology
By Stephen LaMarca | Jul 23, 2021

Antique vise reborn with additive. Cobot programed to help dress limited mobility individuals. Why use custom EOAT when you have chopsticks? Capable cobot, Pepper, can’t hold a job! The current consumer additive champion.

5 min
undefined
Technology
By Benjamin Moses | Jul 16, 2021

Episode 53: Ben’s fed up with seeing Spot the robot dog dancing and not working. Steve saw farming equipment at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Benjamin declares AI must get read up on material science to help put a stop to worldwide waste.

35 min
undefined
Technology
By Gail McGrew | Jul 16, 2021

For Protolabs, low volume is between hundreds and tens of thousands, with the minimum part quantity being one for all services.

5 min