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The true power of the prototype

Austen Miller explores the often misunderstood role of the prototype and takes a look at its future

Switching to cast polyurethane parts

High-performance polyurethanes combine the advantages of plastics, metals and ceramics with the resiliency of rubber parts

Crib sheet

Albert Tsang offers the design engineer’s guide to photo chemical etching


To cast, or not to cast?

Richard Phillips reveals the prime candidates for conversion of fabrications and assemblies to castings

Exploring alloy-based protection

Will alloy-inducing anti-corrosion agents make metal blasting a thing of the past?

Common causes of refractory failure

What are the seven of most common causes of refractory failure? And what can engineers do to both fix a problem and avoid it in the future

Thinking about additive manufacturing for metal components?

Reporting on the current trends in the rapidly growing additive manufacturing sector

The fibre composite market: a land of opportunities

There is a wealth of innovation, supply chain turbulence, and specific growth areas in the composites market, says Dr Richard Collins

Camera-equipped smart lock

Home access solution provides door entry with or without a key

An illuminating concept

Julia Vorley details how an LED potting problem in India was resolved in less than 24 hours via the use of an innovative resin product

Surface modification technologies for next-gen medical devices

Plasma-enhanced chemical vapour deposition of silicon dioxide coatings is bringing new technology to future medical products and legacy devices

'Urban mining' of LEDs

UBC’s urban miners keep LEDs out of landfills

Custom piezoceramic microtubes

Developed following increasing demand for ever smaller piezoelectric components

The new AM reality is coming

“Playtime’s over, but don’t panic,” says Materialise. Additive Manufacturing is on the cusp of going mainstream

The testing tribulations of graphene

The market for graphene may still be in its infancy, but the material is already being hailed as one of the most disruptive technologies of our time. John Cove discusses the impact this technology will have on product design and manufacturing

Circular economy initiative

The circular economy principles of re-use and recycle are enabling one global manufacturer to significantly improve its environmental health and safety targets, and turn waste furnace rock into new roads

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