Aerospace experts should change their mindset on 3D printing

Ian Joesbury advises aerospace experts to change their mindset when it comes to 3D printing

Need for lighter materials is fuelling research into composites

Composites are increasingly finding their way onto a variety of industrial applications previously thought unsuitable. Professor Kevin Potter reveals the latest trends

Largest composite aircraft structure optimised with smart software

World’s largest all-composite aircraft structure optimised with smart software

Know the drill

There's more technology in a drill bit than you'd think

Free database launches

Website aims to help engineers source the right materials

Portable scanner launched

The new system features better ergonomics and increased accuracy

3D printing pushing manufacturing to the future

Could items like bearings benefit from additive manufacturing?

Additive manufacturing launch

This system uses 500W lasers to fuse the metal

Cleaner welds

This is a new system for dished ends and short pipes

Registration now open for IMTS 2018

Strong economic growth bodes well for one of the busiest shows in years

New compact wall-mounted robot

This is aimed at the automotive sector where floor space is tight

Extrusion lamination advances

Cleaner end products are just one of the advantages

Investment in prototyping

Tube machining and joining is now quicker

New engineering plastic profiles

These are designed for wear resistant and self-lubricating motion applications

Facial reconstruction partnership

Craniomaxillofacial implants to be made by additive methods

Graphene finds another use

Runners to benefit from the world’s first two-dimensional material

New inserts for automated machine tool cleaning

Swarf busting tech for tool holders

New AM filament

The material offers improved properties for 3D printers

Increased security for digital manufacturing

A new industry partnership is being created to protect digital intellectual property



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