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By Jason JonesMar 30, 2021

The Peter Parker proverb, “With great power comes great responsibility” can be applied to the emerging class of hybrid CNC machines. Within the last decade, augmented CNCs with additive, subtractive, and/or inspection capabilities have emerged...

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By Stephen LaMarcaMar 25, 2021

Composite laser-assisted tape winding. Lightweight ships for better fuel and emissions. Combining nickel and copper to 3D print temperature-resistant ship parts. Off-world construction takes a step closer to reality.

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By Yannick WileminMar 24, 2021

Nowadays, the comparably high costs associated with carbon fiber (CF) composite parts to its aluminium or steel contenders remain a constraining factor. A higher degree of freedom to optimize the part geometry and the fiber layup...

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By Stephen LaMarcaMar 18, 2021

Additive technology in wind tunnel testing for Formula One. 3D-printed parts for German railways. Alternatives to reinforced concrete beams – from recycled plastic? Additive-made microneedles in the battle against COVID.

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By External ContributorFeb 25, 2021

"Using the powdered wood particles and feces left by the minuscule bugs after feeding, the scientists were able to concoct a unique circular economy feedstock, which could be binder jet 3D printed without any polymeric additives...

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By External ContributorFeb 24, 2021

Yup, LINE-X and Rhino Linings – stuff like that! Material compositions similar to that of conventional spray-on truck bed liners are being employed to coat 3D-printed parts for a somewhat cheap and easy way to yield a high-quality surface finish with...

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By External ContributorFeb 24, 2021

"Robotized is a fully automated measurement solution providing contactless digitalization of small and medium-sized parts and assemblies." It consists of a combined industrial robot and 3D scanner to offer real-time production...

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By External ContributorFeb 24, 2021

Sennheiser makes some of the best headphones, if not the very best, for your listening pleasure. Not an advertisement – just me being an ever-so-slightly-biased-and-very-much-opinionated enthusiast. Whether you need professional-grade studio reference...

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By External ContributorFeb 18, 2021

I’ll admit: this video isn’t as easy to dive right into as the one above, but building your own EDM isn’t exactly for everybody. For MEs who enjoy the occasional dabble in EE for fun, this one’s for you! Word of warning: this isn’t as simple...

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By External ContributorFeb 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...

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